The Wild Christmas Reindeer

The Wild Christmas Reindeer Review

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 antlerstangled 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"AA? 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

Title:The Wild Christmas Reindeer
Edition Language:English

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    The Wild Christmas Reindeer Reviews

  • Calista

    Teeka lives at the North Pole with Santa and she is in charge of readying the Reindeer this season. She tries to be bossy and the Reindeer are unsettled and nothing is working. It's not until she ligh...

  • Mariah Roze

    This book had amazing illustrations! At time the book got confusing on who was who, but the illustrations and the storyline made up for it. My students really enjoyed this book :)...

  • Matthew

    To check out all my reviews: http://dancinginth3dark.blogspot.com True Rating: 4.5 StarsThe illustrations in the book is marvelous and it looks like it could have been paintings because the effort th...

  • Melki

    Young Teeka learns that when tending Santa's rambunctious reindeer, a gentle touch works much better than a stern approach.The story is, of course, secondary to Brett's flawless artwork. I like how th...

  • Scott

    Jan Brett is one of those children's book illustrators whose work is instantly recognizable. I can't think of any artist I've seen attempt to imitate his (her?) uniquely Scandinavian style. He/She use...

  • Katy

    My Christmas book for the day. Be sure to look closely at all of the pictures. A lovely story on kindness...

  • Abigail

    When Teeka is given the task of preparing the reindeer for Santa's sleigh, the little elf takes her task seriously, convinced that she must be firm with her fleet-hoofed charges. But her bossy ways, a...

  • Christine

    If you (or your child) is very attached to the reindeer names of Dasher, Dancer, etc., etc., this one may be a little jarring, but I really loved it. The reindeer names in this story -- Bramble, Heath...

  • Emma

    Being nice always gets you further in life....

  • Laurie

    Horn Book (February, 1991)A fresh Christmas story that begins promisingly but stumbles in the middle when problems are resolved with unbelievable abruptness. The illustrations depict Santa's winter fa...