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The TRUE Story of Santa's Dog

In 1897, an eight-year-old girl named Virginia O'Hanlon wrote to the New York Sun and asked if Santa Claus really existed. (The answer then--and now--YES!) Over 120 years later, a related question surfaces: did Santa really have a dog?

Author JoAnn Sky tackles this question in her children's book, appropriately named SANTA'S DOG (and no, JoAnn doesn't work for The Sun). But this story is not just relevant to Christmas. See, the Santa's dog has a very special link to military families. Since November is Military Family Month, it's the perfect time to share "the story behind the story."

In other words, yes, Virginia, Santa did have a dog. So grab a cup of hot cocoa and a cozy blankie, and snuggle in with your favorite fur-baby to read the absolutely, positively TRUE story of Santa's dog...