Reindeer Down!

Reindeer Down! : An Irish Christmas Tale

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Santa's sleigh is flying over Ireland, delivering presents to all the boys and girls. But then there's a crash! Dancer hurts her leg and can't pull the sleigh. What will Santa do?

Rory, the smallest reindeer, has a great idea. It's full speed ahead to visit the deer in the Phoenix Park. Can they help Santa continue with his journey?
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Product details

  • Hardback | 32 pages
  • 205 x 256 x 8mm | 393g
  • Dublin, Ireland
  • English
  • 1788490991
  • 9781788490993
  • 317,007

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a delightful and heartwarming picture book adventure * NI 4 Kids * a modern classic * Pregnancy and Parenting Magazine * enchanting ... brings the magic of Christmas for little ones * Irish Daily Mail * Irish festive sleigh tale is ideal for the stocking ... an enticing ending that will have the eyes of all young readers on the skies on Christmas Eve ... illustrated with flourishes of twinkling stars in magical night-time scenes * Evening Echo * delightful mixture of fantasy and iconic Irish settings. The illustrations by Audrey Dowling are beautiful * Irish Examiner * illustrator Audrey Dowling brings the reader on a visual journey through the Irish landscape ... some very cute, smiling reindeers * Irish Times * charming * Irish Independent * delightful ... beautiful * Irish Examiner * an enchanting Christmas tale with an Irish twist ... The story, immersed in Irish landscape and culture, provides learning opportunities and enjoyment for children in junior and middle classes. Alluring and captivating illustrations depicting the Irish countryside create links that can be further examined when exploring Ireland's natural environments ... The story will create a sense of heightened excitement as we enter the Christmas season and wait in anticipation for Santa's arrival' Maureen O'Donnell, Teacher, Scoil Mhuire gan Smal, Graignamanagh, Co. Kilkenny * Seomra Ranga *
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About Natasha Mac a'Bhaird

Natasha Mac a'Bhaird is a freelance writer and editor. She is the author of the bestselling wedding planning guide, The Irish Bride's Survival Guide and her latest book is The Irish Bridesmaid's Guide. Her first two children's books, Missing Ellen and Olanna's Big Day, were both chosen for the White Ravens Collection.

Audrey Dowling is a French artist and illustrator living in County Kilkenny. She initially pursued a career in the fashion industry in Paris but somehow ended up in the Irish countryside. Her surroundings inspire her work, as well as folklore from all cultures, fairy tales and vintage imagery. Her universe is colourful and narrative, often praised as graceful and poetic.
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6 ratings
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4 17% (1)
3 17% (1)
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