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Paksu

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Paksu was a minor character in The Father Christmas Letters. He was a polar bear cub who lived at the North Pole. He and his brother Valkotukka were nephews of the North Polar Bear.

[edit] History

Paksu and Valkotukka came to Father Christmas' house for a visit. They ended up never leaving.

Paksu, along with his brother, was mischievous. Father Christmas wrote of them that "they seem to be growing up just like their uncle."

[edit] Etymology

Paksu means "fat" in Finnish.[1]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Baillie Tolkien (ed.), Letters from Father Christmas, "December 23rd 1931"
The world of the Letters from Father Christmas
Main characters: Father Christmas · North Polar Bear · Ilbereth
Other characters: Mr Cave Bear · Green Brother · Grandfather Yule
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