Father Christmas

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"From Father Christmas, Me" by J.R.R. Tolkien

Father Christmas is the name of the gift-giving figure of Christmas. He sent letters to the Tolkien children and they are collected in a book called Letters from Father Christmas.

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Father Christmas also signed his letters as Father Nicholas Christmas,[1][2][3][4][5] or just Nicholas Christmas.[6] In one letter, the North Polar Bear calls him Daddy Noel.[6]

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The world of the Letters from Father Christmas
Main characters: Father Christmas · North Polar Bear · Ilbereth
Other characters: Mr Cave Bear · Green Brother · Grandfather Yule
Man in the Moon · Paksu & Valkotukka · Snow Man
Races & Peoples: Goblins · Green elves · Red Elves · Snow-elves · Snow-men
Other concepts: Arktik · Goblin Alphabet · Windbeam