Christopher Kringle as a child, Santa Clause as an adult. He's one of the nicest, giving, knowledgeable people on the planet. Book smart and trusting of everyone, he wouldn't be anywhere without guidance. Famously known for secretly delivering presents to children in his attempt for world peace, "He's never been caught" is one of this favorite terms. Since 1957 he lives in hiding as advised.
The best big brother in history! Wallace paves the way for his younger brother's success by guiding him along the way. He is street smart, specifically "Wall Street smart." Wally is the financial brains of the family business—in more ways than one. Without Wally, life as we know it would not be the same. Most people have never heard of Wally, but you will—once you find out his real name.
Hard working father of Chris and Wally. Teaches the boys good work ethic, how to build and create, and more importantly how to succeed. He immigrated to America in 1897, while his parents are missionaries from all over the world. He grew up in the Nonnberg Abbey in the late 1880s.
Knowledgeable mother of Chris and Wally who teach the boys other aspects of life—much different than her husband. She teaches her boys how to think creatively and work smarter not harder. Julianna is the backbone of the family and their secrets.
An ancient hidden society of little people barely surviving atop the earth. They know their existence is coming to an end as darkness has ruled their world since the age of dinosaurs. Rumors are they originated from Ceres, a dwarf planet in our solar system that very few know about.
An ancient secret society of individuals who are all about control. They have ruled over the earth since the innovation of the written word in 3100 BC. They use fear and chaos as a means to stay in power. Their ultimate goal is to find Chris Kringle and put a stop to his peaceful ideas.
It's impossible to describe how Christopher Clause Kringle becomes Santa in one book. Many events took place to shape his life—and ours. Starting with his childhood, his immigrant parents, and meeting his best friend Wally, the adventure starts out in the early part of the 20th century in his hometown of New York City.
The first book in the series centers around Chis and Wally's secret lives. The journey is a true understanding of what it was like immigrating and living in America in the early 1900s. The early years will surprise people because you've never heard a story like this one. Both of their upbringings are filled with ups and downs, triumphs and struggles—it's not all sugar and spice. Get ready...
These first two books lay the groundwork in describing the details for the later years. This is done while teaching the reader history, science, values, empathy, and life-skills at the same time. Chris and Wally will teach kids how to become better people!
This entire book series is based on historical events that will prove the Kringle brothers did in fact exist and grow up in the 20th century. Their lives sheds light on many topics that need to be discussed and there is something to learn for everyone—young and old. The author uses subtle clues, lots of breadcrumbs, and hidden foreshadowing to demonstrate how two boys become the men they are today. Some of the facts will leave you speechless as if you've known this information all along but for some reason weren't taught in school. This book series will unravel many of life's meaningful secrets in a positive, fun, story-telling way.
Approximately 300 pages chronicle the earliest years of Chris and Wally's life. It describes their special childhoods, how they found each other in life, and sets the story for the years to come. Kids of today don't realize how good they have it. Most children in the early 1900s worked 10-12 hours a day and did not have the opportunity to attend school. The genesis to the adventure is established and the foundation is set.
This second volume reveals how Chris and Wally become the closest of friends— and brothers. While both are completely different youngsters, they find harmony working together. Christopher is an advanced little boy that sometimes has to learn the hard way. Wally is more reserved and has several secrets he's hiding. Little by little, both discover how well they work together while each has specific strengths they bring to the relationship. The two boys meet several famous people in the early 1900s and both figure out it's better to give than to receive. While each of the brothers have secrets, Christopher delivers the first presents in history under the Christmas tree in 1908. Twists occur as the evil group of Confrater men still want him dead for reasons you'll find out.
Books One and Two are paired together, taking you through the dramatic early foundational stages of their lives. Filled with historical facts weaved into story form, the reader will gain a better understanding of a vast array of topics that are not taught in school. Overall, this easy-to-read series will entice the reader with real history, locations, music, science, math, literature, arts, sports, and actual events. The Kringle parents are the reason for the two boys success, yet no one realizes the importance of the tradition that was started in 1908.