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The Little Reindeer

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The smallest reindeer is exploring Santa’s workshop when he accidentally falls into the gift-wrapping machine, and finds himself being delivered as a present! The little boy who receives him is overjoyed and cares for him with devotion. And one day he discovers that his reindeer can fly! When Christmas comes around again, the little reindeer disappears, but the boy finds a thank you note . . . from Santa!

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Overview

The smallest reindeer is exploring Santa’s workshop when he accidentally falls into the gift-wrapping machine, and finds himself being delivered as a present! The little boy who receives him is overjoyed and cares for him with devotion. And one day he discovers that his reindeer can fly! When Christmas comes around again, the little reindeer disappears, but the boy finds a thank you note . . . from Santa!

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“Michael Foreman’s atmospheric illustrations are stunning.” –Child Education
Children's Literature - Carolyn Mott Ford
The author's illustrations illuminate this Christmas story of a little reindeer who wanders into Santa's workshop and winds up on a conveyer belt only to be wrapped in bright paper and sent off in the sleigh. He falls off into the soft snow blanketing a large city and the young boy who finds him assumes the reindeer is a special Christmas gift. Reindeer and boy enjoy the city together for a year until the reindeer leaves to fulfill his destiny as one of Santa's team. 1997 (orig.
School Library Journal
K-Gr 3A lighthearted fantasy about a little reindeer that gets accidentally wrapped up as a gift in Santa's workshop and then falls from his sleigh onto a city rooftop and into a little boy's heart. The child makes a home for his new pet on the roof; when the animal begins to fly, they soar off into the night through the summer and fall. Then, as the year draws to a close, the reindeer looks longingly to the sky, and the boy knows that he must leave. On Christmas Eve, he kisses his friend good-bye and leaves him on the roof for Santa. The next morning, the boy finds a thank-you note from Santa for caring for his littlest reindeer. Each Christmas Eve thereafter, he waits on the roof with the reindeer's favorite food. The art is the real treat here. The city scenes have an especially startling clarity; points of view vary from panoramic and rooftop views to larger-than-life murals and billboard ads shown from street level. But the reindeer's poignant face and the boy staring up into the snow with his box of peanut butter sandwiches is what young readers will remember best for they are at the core of this story of friendship and sharing.
Kirkus Reviews
This bittersweet love story from Foreman (After the War Was Over, 1996, etc.) starts on a wintry night in the far north. A young reindeer is drawn to a compound of sheds blazing with light. It's Santa's workshop, it's Christmas eve, it's hectic, and in the confusion the little reindeer is wrapped up and stuffed as a package into Santa's sack. That package spills out and lands on a city rooftop where it is found and unwrapped by an African-American boy: "Wow! What a present!" He squirrels the reindeer away in a pigeon coop, feeds him cereal and peanut butter sandwiches, and gets to know the animal over the next year as the city moves through the seasons. One day the reindeer takes a tentative leap from the roof, and is soon giving the boy skyrides; the reindeer's future doesn't include life in a pigeon coop. On Christmas Eve, the boy gives the reindeer a hug, a kiss, and a peanut butter sandwich for the road. This gentle tribute to the pleasures of good company has a quiet energy that grows page by page; the farewell packs an emotional wallop. Foreman's watercolors are two-page splendors, with captivating, diverse perspectives on the city and the snowy north.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781842705827
  • Publisher: Andersen Press, Limited
  • Publication date: 10/1/2007
  • Edition description: New
  • Pages: 32
  • Age range: 4 - 7 Years
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 12.00 (h) x 0.11 (d)

Meet the Author

Michael Foreman is twice winner of the Kate Greenaway Award.

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