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By Howard M. Bricker, for The Children’s Book Review
Published: November 30, 2011

Each Christmas season children see a beardless, or fake bearded Santa Claus in malls and on television shows leaving them confused and skeptical.  Upon reading The Christmas Santa Had No Beard, children and parents alike will finally discover just how Santa can lose his beard. They will meet the disgruntled Baldy, the North Pole barber, who has asked for hair since childhood without having any success.  Readers will accompany this beardless Santa on this epic Christmas journey as he encounters one problem after another.

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By Bianca Schulze, The Children’s Book Review
Published: November 30, 2011

“Gramps Bricker” is a story telling grandparent who has seen his children, grandchildren, and now his great grandchildren voice their doubts upon seeing so many Santas everywhere without a beard. He created a story, The Christmas Santa Had No Beard, with the purpose of restoring the magical  legend of Santa Claus within every child’s imagination.

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