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By Bianca Schulze, The Children’s Book Review
Published: December 22, 2009

Mrs. Claus Explains It All: (At Last) Answers to the Questions Real Kids Ask!

Mrs. Claus Explains It All: (At Last) Answers to the Questions Real Kids Ask!

by Elsbeth Claus (Author), David Wenzel (Illustrator)

Reading level: Ages 4-8

Hardcover: 32 pages

Publisher: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky (November 1, 2008)

Source: Publisher

What to expect: Christmas, Mrs. Claus, Q & A

Mrs. Claus Explains It All is a must-have for any family with kids that are puzzled by the magic behind Santa’s skills, or, for the kids who are on the verge of becoming non-believers. Its question-and-answer format is attractively presented with illustrations by David Wenzel. Each question is illustrated as a hand written note by a child—Dear Mrs. Claus, I saw Santa on T.V. and he didn’t look the same!—and each response is answered in a grandmotherly way: This must be confusing, with all the many versions of Santa Claus and the North Pole on screen and on stage, but that’s the price of popularity. …