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He's huge and hairy and hulking.
He dresses in strange furry clothing.
He sneaks into people's homes at night.
Who wouldn't be afraid of . . . Santa Claus ?!?
Nothing says Christmas quite like innocent children shrieking with terror as a stranger dressed in red drags them kicking and screaming onto his lap. Now this time-honored rite of passage is celebrated with a hilarious collection of more than two hundred and fifty priceless photos of kids' traumatic trips to Santa's workshop. Scared of Santa offers a cornucopia of photographic funnies—from sixty-year-old family heirlooms to last year's howlers—along with delightful commentary on those unforgettable childhood visits to scary ol' Saint Nick.--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Denise Joyce is a longtime editor for the Chicago Tribune and has the gold watch to prove it. She and her husband have two grown children; their behavior supports the theory that one out of every two children is terrified of Santa—and clowns.
Nancy Watkins is a Chicago Tribune features editor and writer who is much too good a mom to have ever forced her son, now 11, to sit on Santa's lap.
so many cute, funny santa claus pictures! Kids are just too cute sometimes. I am sure some of these photos are now total embarrassment to the now adults as they relive visually... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Sun Shine 01
There isn’t really all that much to say about this book other than the fact that I completely love it. I really think that it is the best money I have spent this year. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Jazmin Jade
Fun book to give teachers, friends, etc during the holidays. Lots of pictures with kids and Santa. Wish the book was available again in most stores. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Stocker
Got a small nicotine buzz opening the package then to find my "NEW" book marked with black Sharpie. What a lovely gift this will make. Disappointing.Published 10 months ago by Rlb
This is a great gift for Christmas -- stocking stuffer or just as a "hostess gift." This book is too much fun!Published 13 months ago by Holly B Knight
I bought this as a white elephant gift at work. it was great everyone had a blast looking at the photos inside! The chapters are hilarious!Published 21 months ago by luvfun10
Kinda just what I said in the headline. The online "Awkard Family Photo" series is hilarious, and that's why I purchased this book. Read morePublished 21 months ago by gildy
A little funny, but grew tired of it quickly. Ended up secretly leaving it on my chiroprators' office desk as a joke. Binding started coming apart..... Read morePublished on December 19, 2010 by Lee R.
Apparently, you'll either love this book, or hate it. I was disappointed with the size and binding, and some pictures look blurry from reprinting. Read morePublished on December 21, 2009 by D. Land