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The X-mas Files

Classified Secrets From the North Pole (Holiday Books, Christmas Books for Kids, Santa Claus Story)

Illustrated by Giuseppe DiMaio
Published by Insight Kids
Distributed by Simon & Schuster
LIST PRICE $16.99

About The Book

Find out what really happens behind the scenes at Santa’s workshop in a Christmas countdown book that reveals the secrets of the North Pole!

An unauthorized tell-all penned by an ousted South Pole elf with an X-mas ax to grind exposes what really goes on at the North Pole in the 24 days leading up to Christmas. This hilarious, day-by-day accounting pulls back the red velvet curtain to reveal the truth behind Santa’s Christmas “magic” and delivers laugh-out-loud fun for the whole family with activities for 24 days plus added surprises hidden throughout.

COUNTDOWN TO CHRISTMAS: Packed with activities and ideas for family fun for every day from December 1st to 24th 

HOLIDAY HUMOR: Filled with funny lines and silly scenes that will keep kids laughing throughout the lead-up to Christmas 

BEAUTIFULLY ILLUSTRATED: Vibrant illustrations bring the ideas—and Santa’s secrets—to life

START A NEW TRADITION: The X-mas Files is sure to become a treasured family tradition year after year

PERFECT PRESENT: A great gift for kids and families

About The Author

Pat Shand is a prolific writer of comic books and novels for popular brands like Disney, Marvel, Charmed, and Angel, as well as an ever-growing list of creator-owned works. He is best known for his work on Marvel’s Iron Man: Mutually Assured Destruction, Avengers: The Serpent Society, Guardians of the Galaxy: Space Riot, and Thor: Crusade of the Forgotten. He lives in New York with his wife Amy and their army of cats.

About The Illustrator

Giuseppe DiMaio began a career as a character designer at an animation studio in Rome, while also entering the world of comics as a clean up artist. In recent years, he has been illustrating for books and toys and collaborating with the Animation studio Movimenti Production and companies such as Insight Editions, Disney, Clementoni, Dark Horse, Random House and Atlantyca Spa.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Insight Kids (October 12, 2021)
  • Length: 48 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781647224516
  • Ages: 8 - 12

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