In American folklore, a Christmas elf is a diminutive creature (elf) that lives with
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Fascinating history of the elves - from pagan times to the modern era. The story
behind their mysterious origin.
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The history of Santa Claus. ... the names of the reindeer; Santa Claus's laughs,
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Carol Aebersold is the co-author of The Elf on the Shelf®: A Christmas Tradition
... the production team that created the 2011 animated special, An Elf's Story™.
Jan 1, 2012 ... In fact, many people are surprised to learn that prior to 1931, Santa was depicted
as everything from a tall gaunt man to a spooky-looking elf.
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wish I had thought of making up elf stories, that's a clever idea.
Dec 10, 2013 ... In 2005, the children's picture book 'The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Tradition'
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naughty children in the sack in which he has carried the gifts, the idea being that
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