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The 12 Sleighs of Christmas

(Christmas Book for Kids, Toddler Book, Holiday Picture Book and Stocking Stuffer)

Sherri Duskey Rinker, Jake Parker (Illustrator)


List Price: 16.99*
* Individual store prices may vary.


Which elf will build the coolest sleigh for the Christmas ride? SANTA will decide! When the elves discover that Santa's sleigh is in a terrible state, they let their imaginations go wild—and soon there are sleighs of every kind, inspired by big rigs, motorcycles, zeppelins, and much more!

The #1 New York Times bestselling author of Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site and the celebrated illustrator of Michael Chabon's The Astonishing Secret of Awesome Man, team up for spirited vehicular silliness and classic Christmas cheer in this turbo-charged read-aloud destined to become a holiday classic.

• Engaging take on the 12 Days of Christmas
• Detail filled dynamic picture book
• Fun-to-read rhyming book

Kids and their families who like books such as Mr. Willowby's Christmas Tree, Bear Stays Up for Christmas, and Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site will love this book.

This book is perfect for:
• Children and fans of Sherri Duskey Rinker
• Fans of transportation/vehicle themes
• Librarians
• Parents and grandparent

Praise For The 12 Sleighs of Christmas: (Christmas Book for Kids, Toddler Book, Holiday Picture Book and Stocking Stuffer)

"A splendid choice for any holiday read-aloud."-School Library Journal

"Wildly imaginative."-Kirkus Reviews

"Revels in imaginative detail."-The Horn Book Magazine

Chicago Tribune Best Children's Books of the Year

"Rinker's zippy rhymes . . . and Parker's cartoons . . . mix magic and mechanics as the elves' imaginations and talents run wild."--Publishers Weekly

"Kids who are obsessed anything on wheels will especially enjoy this rhyming tale."--Parents Magazine

"Kids who love cars and trucks will love this action-packed story about alternatives to Santa's traditional sleigh."--Common Sense Media

"The perfect mix of retro charm and technical detail."--The Chicago Tribune

"Revels in imaginative detail."--The Horn Book

Chronicle Books, 9781452145143, 40pp.

Publication Date: October 24, 2017

About the Author

Sherri Duskey Rinker is the author of #1 New York Times bestsellers Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site and Steam Train, Dream Train. Sherri lives in the Chicago area.

Jake Parker is an illustrator based in Utah. He has worked on animated films, comics, and picture books, including The Little Snowplow and The Astonishing Secret of Awesome Man.