The Wild Christmas Reindeer

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Putnam, Oct 1, 1998 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
51 Reviews
Little Teeka thought she had to be firm with the reindeer to get them ready for Santa's important flight, but when her bossy yelling only got their antlers tangled up, she knew she had to try something different. "Beautifully conceived and finely wrought". -- "Booklist" (starred review) "Brett's precise, glowing illustrations, drawing on Swedish folk art, make this a beguiling Advent calendar of a book". -- "Kirkus Reviews" "[A] sweet Christmas fantasy that shows Brett at her best". -- "Publishers Weekly" "This tale with its humorous close-ups of stubborn reindeer and a sharp child protagonist should prove popular at story hours". -- "School Library Journal"

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I love pictures by Jan Brett. - Goodreads
Beautiful illustrations. - Goodreads
I love the artwork in this book! - Goodreads
And of course, the writing is good too. - Goodreads
The illustrations are absolutely delightful. - Goodreads
Best part: Beautiful pictures, learning how to teach. - Goodreads

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User Review  - ekbrumley - LibraryThing

This unusual take on the age old story of Santa and his reindeer is perfect for teaching character traits, problem resolution, sequencing and more. It would also be a fun read if the class were studying how Christmas and other holidays are celebrated in other countries. Read full review

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i have u go to winderl sal lane and get it for 16

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About the author (1998)

Bestselling children's book author and illustrator Jan Brett was born on December 1, 1949. She decided to be an illustrator when she was a child and is known for her detailed and carefully-researched work. Brett grew up in New England and attended the Boston Museum School. Her books have received much acclaim by publications including Newsweek, The New Yorker, Parents magazine, Redbook, and Publishers Weekly. In 2005 Brett earned the Boston Public Library's Lifetime Achievement Award. Her book Three Little Dassies was published in 2010 and made the New York Times bestseller list.

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