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Santa Claus and the Dormouse

Published by NorthSouth Books
Distributed by Simon & Schuster



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About The Book

Gus, the adorable dormouse, is determined to stay awake and see Santa Claus make his visit in this Christmas story that is sure to warm hearts and spark imaginations.

A charming Christmas tale featuring the classic artwork of Eleonor Schmid, a highly regarded German illustrator. The adorable dormouse is determined to stay awake to greet Santa Claus. A beautiful, traditional tale featuring a gorgeous European-style Santa and lavish illustrations.

About The Author

Born in 1939 in Lucerne, Eleonore Schmid later attended the School of Applied Arts in Lucerne and worked for three years in Zurich as a graphic designer. She also designed books and illustrated children’s magazines, games, and stamps. After traveling through Europe, she moved to Paris and later to New York for three years. There she created the first of a series of picture books. After a long stay in Mexico, she returned to Switzerland and lived in Zurich until her death in 2001.

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