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Book Title:

Babbo Natale va in vacanza (Santa Claus goes on vacation)


Roberta e Walter Grazziani

Fiction Genres:

Fable,Short Story

Write three (3) sentences which describe the Setting of the book. Be sure use descriptive words.:

This Book is about Santa Claus (Mr. Nat), who is going on vacation in Italy. It is Summer and he has the desire to spend a few weeks near the sea. He chooses to go to Emilia Romagna that is well known for its beautiful, long, sandy beaches. He travels with his dog and his four deers by caravan.

List all of the main characters in the book, and share a little bit of information about each character.:

The main character of this book is Babbo Natale, in English known as Santa Claus. In this book he is called Mr. Nat, short for Natate, because this is the name he uses during his vacation in Italy, trying to disguise himself.

If there was a problem presented in the book, write three (3) sentences about it. Otherwise, write three sentences about your favorite part of the book.:

Mr. Nat does not want anybody to discover who he is: he cuts his beard and hair, he changes his Christmas clothes into his new, elegant, Italian suit. Despite his efforts to disguise himself, the children recognize him easily.

The surprising thing, even for Santa Claus, is that only children and few adults can see his deers. Most of the adults could not see them, because they do not have Santa Claus in their hearts anymore. For them Santa Claus is merely a man called Mr. Nat.

If there was a problem presented in the book, write three (3) sentences about how the problem was solved. If there was not problem, write three sentences about what you would have liked to have seen in the book that the author did not include.:

The Authors want us to understand that the reality is what we are able to see with our eyes and to perceive with our hearts. A child can see and believe wonderful things that an adult sometimes cannot anynore. A child still has the abiliy to wonder and this makes his world a magic one..

How did this book make you feel? Write three (3) sentences describing the feelings you had, when reading the book.:

This book teaches me that if I continue to believe in Santa Claus, he will keep existing, and that is what i appreciate of this story.

Star Rating:


Write three (3) sentences describing why you gave this book this rating.:

There are many hilarious scenes in this book that I wish everybody could read.

"Babbo Natale Va in Vacanza" by Roverta & Walter Grazziani