My Sister Thinks She’s Santa Claus
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From the book My Hippo Has the Hiccups
My sister thinks she’s Santa Claus.
It’s really kind of cute.
She likes to shout out “Ho, Ho, Ho!”
and wears a bright red suit.
She carries lots of toys around
inside a great big sack
and keeps her eight pet reindeer
with her sleigh out in the back.
She even has a workshop
where she makes a lot of noise
directing all the elves who help
by making brand new toys.
Then once a year, on Christmas Eve,
she flies off in her sleigh
delivering her gifts around the world
for Christmas Day.
She’d make a perfect Santa
which is why it’s just too bad
my sister can’t be Santa Claus;
see, Santa is our dad.
— Kenn Nesbitt
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Reading Level: Grade 3
From the Book My Hippo Has the Hiccups
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