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
There are 32 pages in this book. This book was published 1998 by Putnam Publishing Group, U. S. .
Jan Brett is the beloved bestselling author/artist of many books for children.