is coming to town, and Delano Holmquist is the one introducing this lovable
character to readers. The official keeper of Santa's â€œniceâ€ list comes to
life through Holmquist's story SantaSaurus,
a tale about the true Holiday Spirit.
, Holmquist has always persisted in presenting positive messages to children
through educational programs and products. As a teenager, he worked with
Playwrights Lab in
, which led to both valuable experience and several scholarships.
, Holmquist accepted a job working for Antrim Bureau Productions in
, then moved back to
to work for the National Theatre for Children. Several years later, he
developed his own company, Performance Education Technology, Inc., of which he
serves as president.
says that his company's mission is to develop educational programs that will
encourage youth and provide positive messages. He follows this mission with SantaSaurus,
which he frequently reads to young audiences at stores, schools, and libraries.
Holmquist currently resides in
, where he is working on a computer-literacy program for elementary schools. One
of his life ambitions is to sail around the world by the time he is sixty years