Pookie is worried about whether there is a real Santa Claus, or not. Eager to find out the truth, Pookie stays up all night on Christmas Eve. Pookie is so excited about seeing Santa Claus that he wakes up all the woodland folk. But nobody believes him.
Pookie sprang from the imagination of Ivy Wallace while she working on a switchboard during the war. In 1945 she took Pookie's first adventure to Wm Collins and not only was Pookie put into print by Ivy Wallace and William Collins her publisher were married in 1950.