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Latkes for Santa Claus

In Latkes for Santa Claus, a humorous and endearing picture book by Janie Emaus, Anna is excited that Santa will be visiting her house for the first time, and she wants to leave Santa a treat that blends the holidays her new family celebrates: Christmas and Hanukkah. She competes with her stepbrother to leave Santa the best treats ever. Latkes for Santa Claus concludes with winning recipes, ready for children to replicate for Santa in their own kitchens.

Latkes for Santa Claus, selected by Barnes and Noble for its holiday promotion, has been nominated for the Sydney Taylor Book Award presented annually to outstanding books for children and teens that authentically portray the Jewish experience.

Emaus is the author of the young adult novel, Mercury in Retro Love. She has essays in the humor anthologies, You Have Lipstick On Your Teeth, Feisty After Fifty and Laugh Out Loud: 40 Women Humorists Celebrate Then and Now...Before We Forget.

She was named a 2013 BlogHer Voice of the Year and won an honorable mention in the 2016 Erma Bombeck Writing Competition. 

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