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RELEASE: Bestselling author Bruce Templeton takes to the stage with new seasonal stories

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 7, 2017 (St. John’s) – This morning details were confirmed by the central office at the North Pole for an upcoming holiday performance from Santa’s assistant, Bruce Templeton. The Globe and Mail bestselling author, who has released three books to date, has a series of new stories that he will perform in St. John’s at the Johnson Geo Centre on Thursday, December 14, 2017.

Bruce Templeton show flyer imageThe new show about a young boy, called A Journey Back in Time with Nicholas, will follow the titular character’s expedition to find the perfect home for his teddy bear.

Templeton will take the audience along with Nicholas, back to 1939 where they’ll meet Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer before travelling even further back to nine other stops. At every turn, Nicholas will land in a magical moment of time where he’ll be greeted by historical figures with ties to the season. He’ll learn about the origins of the very teddy bear he’s seeking a home for in 1902, and then encounter Virginia O’Hanlon in 1897. Later in the show, Nicholas will land in 1843 and run into Charles Dickens as he pens A Christmas Carol, all before returning to 280 A.D. where Nicholas will meet the saint that shares his name.

With each spellbinding stop, Templeton will lead the audience and Nicholas through fantastical folklore as they relive and discover the true history of Christmas.

Known for his ability to lure an audience’s undivided attention through his delivery and content, Templeton uses his own life experiences to highlight virtues of life, family, youth and children. He demonstrates community and business leadership through being an example, living by his motto that it is your presence, not presents, that count.

Templeton is accredited by the Canadian Association of Public Speakers and has participated in TEDx Talks. He has dutifully assisted Santa for almost 40 years, is the only living Canadian inducted into the International Santa Claus Hall of Fame, and has been knighted as a Knight of St. Nicholas. The proceeds from all three of his books, including national and Globe and Mail bestseller The Man in the Red Suit (2012), The Man with the White Beard (2014) and Twenty-Four Teddy Bears (2016), have supported the Rotary International Polio Plus program.

Bar service will be available for those 19+ and the venue is fully accessible. The Newfoundland Chocolate Company is also supporting the production and will be on hand with a few treats and information on their confections at the event, at the perfect time of year!

Tickets are only $23 (plus applicable EventBrite service fees), and seating will be limited for this intimate evening. Tickets are available at https://manintheredsuit.wordpress.com/tickets or through the event’s Facebook listing at https://www.facebook.com/ManInTheRedSuit.

MEDIA CONTACT:
Bruce Templeton
brucetempleton@bellaliant.net

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Santa’s surprise for Neveah

Santa recently visited some special boys and girls spending time at the Janeway Hospital as the holidays approach. Here is a very special moment we’re happy and lucky to be able to share thanks to Stephanie O’Brien – OZFM.

After hearing that a young girl named Neveah liked the coat she wore in the Downtown St. John’s Christmas Parade, Santa saw to it that she would become its owner. On his annual visit to the Janeway Children’s Hospital, he surprised her with the gift.

There is a video of the surprise here:
https://www.facebook.com/steffieob/posts/1788757307808071

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VIDEO: Bruce Templeton launches Twenty Four Teddy Bears!

Last Thursday on September 29, 2016 Bruce Templeton launched his latest publication Twenty Four Teddy Bears: A Christmas Journey. This latest book, published by Creative Book Publishing, rounds out a trilogy for Templeton. His initial release, The Man in the Red Suit, garnered international attention and was a Globe and Mail best seller. The second book in the series equaled in its success, and was called The Man with the White Beard.

Like the initial two, this new book is meant to be read in the lead up to Christmas with each chapter corresponding with a date in the month. The stories profile the folks who were recipients of special teddy bears that Bruce, in his efforts as Santa’s assistant, helps get to people in Newfoundland and Labrador.

If you missed the launch, take a look at this video, then be sure to visit the signings and sightings section of the website for all of Bruce’s upcoming appearances.

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Photos from Bruce Templeton’s launch of Twenty Four Teddy Bears

On Thursday, September 29, 2016 Bruce Templeton launched the third book in his Christmas series that shares his experiences assisting Santa! Published by Creative Book Publishing, the book was made available for the first time ever at the event held in the Knights of Columbus hall in St. John’s, NL.

As of today, you can find the book in many retailers, and online. Bruce will also be available at a number of signings and appearances, which you can find here.

Photo Credits: Joshua Jamieson and Bernadette Gentry

 

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Bruce Templeton to release third book – Twenty Four Teddy Bears – September 29!

Creative Book Publishing is excited to present Twenty-Four Teddy Bears: A Christmas Journey by bestselling author Bruce Templeton.

Bookc cover for twenty four bearsJoin us on Thursday, September 29, 2016 from 6pm to 8pm at the Knight of Columbus located at 49 St. Clare Avenue in St. John’s, NL, to join in the celebration.

Twenty-Four Teddy Bears chronicles twenty-four of Santa’s most memorable visits over the past thirty-seven years. These have taken him from the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit to Senior’s Homes, and Santa has left the bears with tiny newborns, people who’ve passed their 100th birthday, and all kinds of children, adults, Christmas doubters, and Christmas believers in-between.

Stories that will make you laugh and cry, but most importantly make you appreciate the true meaning of the holiday season.

All are welcome, admission is FREE, refreshments will be served and books will be available for purchase.

Visit the Facebook event page here, and feel free to invite/bring friends!

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Bruce Templeton interview on CTV Atlantic Morning airs

Bruce Templeton, author of The Man with the White Beard and The Man in the Red Suit, was a guest on CTV Atlantic Morning today! If you weren’t up with the birds to catch the interview, fear not! You can click the screen grab below to watch it on the CTV website.

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Click above to launch the video.

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Bruce Templeton speaks at Man in the Red Suit book launch

The book launch for Bruce Templeton’s memoir, The Man in the Red Suittook place Wednesday, September 26 at Clovelly Golf Course.  The event drew lots of support for the new publication and 600 copies of the book were sold before the night’s end.  Bruce took his time at the mic to acknowledge his many great experiences he’s had as Santa’s assistant over the years.  Take a look at the video for some of his thoughts, and a very special reading.

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Creative Book Publishing lists The Man in the Red Suit: A Memoir

Exciting news from the publisher website – Creative Book Publishing has now listed The Man in the Red Suit: A Memoir by Bruce Templeton in it’s titles to watch for this fall section!  Some additionally released news is that the book contains a forward written by former Premier, Danny Williams.

The title will be released in a hard cover format and include a dust cover (for safe keeping so you can take it out every Christmas!).

Check out the listing by clicking here and stay tuned for more information about the list price and exciting upcoming book launch that will take place in September 2012!

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