Valentine Davies (August 25, 1905 - July 23, 1961) was an American film and television writer, producer, and director. He wrote the story for the 1947 film Miracle on 34th Street, which was given screen treatment by director George Seaton and received an Academy Award for Best Story. Davies also novelized the story, publishing a novella in conjunction with the film release. Susanna Leonard Hill is the New York Times bestselling author of Moon's First Friends, as well as many other award-winning books for children. She does frequent school and library visits, teaches picture book writing, and offers picture book critiques. She lives in New York's Mid-Hudson Valley with her children and two rescue dogs.
"A nice, new rendition of the familiar, touching story about the
magic and power of belief. " - Kirkus
"Quite possibly the most beloved Christmas story, this picture book adaption is richly illustrated and ready to become your Christmas Eve go-to." - The Children's Book Review