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Title:
Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer
Author:
May, Robert L. (Robert Lewis), 1905-1976.
Publication Information:
New York : Grosset & Dunlap, [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 31 cm
Summary:
Although the other reindeer laugh at him because of his bright red nose, Rudolph proves his worth when he is chosen to lead Santa Claus' sleigh on a foggy night.
Language:
English
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 4.1 0.5 85293.

Reading Counts RC K-2 3.2 2 Quiz: 32718 Guided reading level: L.
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ISBN:
9780448425344
Format :
Book

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The Original Classic Rudolph Story-over 107,000 copies sold!

Every year at Christmastime, young and old alike fall under the finger-snapping, joy-inspiring spell of this song. Now fans of the most famous reindeer of them all can become acquainted with the original story of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, written in verse by his creator, Robert L. May, in 1939. Sumptuously re-illustrated with the vibrant and magical art of David Wenzel, this beautiful edition of an American holiday classic is a book to treasure and to share, year after year.

Illustrated by David Wenzel.

The Original Classic Rudolph Story-over 107,000 copies sold!

Every year at Christmastime, young and old alike fall under the finger-snapping, joy-inspiring spell of this song. Now fans of the most famous reindeer of them all can become acquainted with the original story of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, written in verse by his creator, Robert L. May, in 1939. Sumptuously re-illustrated with the vibrant and magical art of David Wenzel, this beautiful edition of an American holiday classic is a book to treasure and to share, year after year.

Illustrated by David Wenzel.


Reviews 2

Publisher's Weekly Review

The fearless leader of Santa's sleigh was a character created by Robert L. May in his book, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, in 1939 as part of a giveaway from Montgomery Ward. Though the text, which gives a nod to Clement C. Moore, is somewhat forced, the book gets a boost from David Wenzel's illustrations of a warm, appealing Santa. (Sept.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved


School Library Journal Review

K-Gr 3-This newly illustrated edition of the well-known story uses May's original, lengthy but satisfying rhymed text, written in 1939. Wenzel's watercolor illustrations are vibrant and richly detailed with a nostalgic, old-fashioned quality. Michael Emberley's watercolor, cartoonlike pen-and-ink drawings in Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (Applewood, 1994) are amusing but crowd the pages. Of the two books, Wenzel's illustrations are a better fit for the text. While a tad too long for storytime, it's a solid representation of the tale.-M. W. (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.


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The delightful feel of the original is kept and while reading, it becomes clear why this story has become a cherished part of every Christmas. (Feathered Quill, August 29, 2012) Excerpted from Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer by Robert L. May All rights reserved by the original copyright owners. Excerpts are provided for display purposes only and may not be reproduced, reprinted or distributed without the written permission of the publisher.