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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0763616990, Hardcover)Fabulously illustrated by H. B. Lewis, Elizabeth Cody Kimmel's hilarious romp through the land of be-careful-what-you-wish-for offers a whole year's worth of holiday fun magic.
This year, I was very specific in my letter to Santa Claus.
Each year at Christmas, Joe writes a letter to Santa. But they've had a few misunderstandings in the past. Last year, for example, Joe wanted a fire-engine-red racecar with retracting headlights, and he did get one — but it was only three inches long. So this year Joe is really, really careful. He describes exactly what he wants — and on Christmas morning, guess what's waiting for him under the tree! Santa has brought him a living, breathing, black-and-white penguin named Osbert. Will anything in Joe's life ever be the same?
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When a boy finally gets exactly what he wants from Santa, he learns that owning a real penguin may not have been a good idea after all.
2 editions of this book were published by Candlewick Press.
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