Saving Santa
Saving Santa

SAVING SANTA follows Lucy Goodshoe, a young idealistic elf working at a massive toy enterprise called North Pole Industries, where Santa Claus is a conflicted CEO whose Christmas spirit has been sapped by business interests. It's a fun and heartwarming holiday tale for all ages, with a dash of timely commentary about artificial intelligence and corporate greed, brought to life by gorgeous illustrations from artist Jessica Warrick (

Book Details


  • Fantasy
  • Fiction
  • Humor
  • Picture book

Age Level: 

  • 5 - 8
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Saving Santa portrays a dystopian North Pole where technology and greed have overtaken the true spirit of Christmas. Lucy, who encompasses all that a Christmas elf should be, is sad to see all of the changes taking place in Santa Town. When she gets a job as Santa’s top elf, Lucy is determined to bring back the Christmas Spirit that Mrs. Claus once spread. Santa’s business partner, Rudy, on the other hand, has other plans.

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Bundle up for a trip to the North Pole! Lucy Goodshoe is the one bright light among the employees of North Pole Industries. She is a determined elf with an unwavering Christmas spirit. But when Lucy becomes Santa's new assistant, she discovers that Santa is not his jolly old self. In fact, he appears indifferent and unaware that malcontent Rudy is gleefully eroding the spirit of Christmas. Lucy is on a mission to redeem Santa, defeat out-of-control robots and drones, restore Rudy's loyalty, and create better jobs for the elves. But is this too much to ask of one lone elf?

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