a cold, snowy Christmas Eve in 1936, and the school bully tells
seven year-old Mikey Thorne that Santa isn't real. Of course
that doesn't faze Mikey even one bit-- Mikey is unshakable in
his belief in Santa.
But Mikey does have a big problem: He
finds out that his letter to Santa with his wish list never got
Somehow, with a mere eight hours
to go before Santa begins his yearly journey, Mikey has to deliver
Christmas wish list. Luckily, his favorite book,
The Spirit of Santa, tells him everything he needs to know in
order to find Santa-- everything, that is, except the exact location
of his secret hideaway. But Mikey is not one to let
small details stop him.
As the sun sets he says
to his sister Susie, climbs out
of his window, down the tree and heads off into the snowy sunset.
But things don't turn out quite
as he expects, and his journey takes many detours. Little does he know that along the way he will discover a
wonderful secret that will change his life forever and teach him
the true Spirit of Santa.