The Children's Literature Comprehensive Database reviews Santa Knows and says, "[s]nappy dialogue makes this well-paced imaginative tale a delight to read aloud. The humor and exaggeration in the cartoon style illustrations are a perfect match for the story. The expressive faces present a broad range of feelings.. . The Christmas message. . .comes through in a wonderful, playful way."
Three Silly Chicks say "[t]he authors expertly create a fun tale that explores Santa's world and provides some very surprising answers to those nagging questions about Santa and his mysterious magic.. . .Santa Knows is a holly jolly read for the holidays."