The Wild Christmas Reindeer
By Jan Brett
(G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780399221927, 32pp.)
Publication Date: October 1990
List Price: $17.99*
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For two decades, readers have loved this classic Christmas story, which was one of the first children's books to hit the New York Times bestseller list. Now, this beautiful 20th anniversary edition, with a foil cover and a heartfelt note from Jan herself, makes a perfect introduction for new fans to this cherished yuletide story.
Featuring the wintry northern setting and the border illustrations that have become a hallmark of Jan's work, readers will love watching Teeka's humorous attempts to control the rambunctious reindeer in time for their Christmas run.
-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
-This tale with its humorous close-ups of stubborn reindeer and a sharp child protagonist should prove popular at story hours.+-School Library Journal