Il-Ħajja u l-Avventuri ta’ Santa Klaws / The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus by Frank L. Baum was translated into Maltese by Matthew Scerri. Illustrations were designed by Mario Portelli. The first edition of The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus appeared for sale in 1902. To this day it is remains one of the most popular books ever written by L. Frank Baum, to the extent that many different editions of this work have been published. A graphical romance, two animated cartoons and a series of animations based on this book were also published.