Illustrated by Robert Dunn & Alan Brown
2013, Sourcebooks, Inc.
Small HC (no dust cover) $9.99
Goodreads rating: (There are none - except for mine)
My rating: 1 - Didn't like it at all
Endpapers: Light blue sky with wrapped gifts floating
My comments: I really wanted to like this book and I feel badly about giving a negative review. But the story was of the fill-in-the-blank type, a stereotypical story of Santa delivering gifts on Christmas Eve with "Tucson" stuck in here and there and a few place names scattered around. All the illustrations were pretty generic except for one double-page spread of Tucson highlights. Very unimpressive.
From Goodreads: It's Christmas Eve, Have you been good? Santa's packed up all the presents and is headed your way! With the help of a certain red - nosed reindeer, Santa flies over:
-St. Augustine Cathedral
-University of Arizona
-Tucson Music Hall
-Pima Air & Space Museum
-La Placita Village
-Pima County Court House
-St. Xavier del Bac Mission
-UniSource Energy Tower
"Ho, ho ho!" laughs Santa. "Merry Christmas, Tuscon!"