What is the Elf on the Shelf? The child-friendly answer: meet your friendly scout eSelf Santa sent from the North Pole to check whether children are being naughty or nice in the run-up to Christmas. … On Christmas Eve it returns to the North Pole.
A Christmas Tradition is the 2005 children’s picture book, written by Carol Aebersold and her daughter Chanda Bell, and illustrated by Coë Steinwart. The book tells a Christmas-themed story, written in rhyme, that explains how Santa Claus knows who is naughty and nice.