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Little Red Sleigh

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This is just the cutest story and I will definitely get this for my home and school. The story the perfect story for kids with Christmas and to teach children to never give up on a dream. The dream of being Santa sleigh. I loved this story and so did my grandson.
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This is the story of a little red sleigh -- a lovely winter story for children of all ages. I love the story from the perspective of the sleigh. Enjoy this book with your little ones through the snowy months.
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This story puts a unique spin on what it means to spread Christmas joy/spirit. Little Red is a sleigh with dreams of becoming part of Santa's Sleigh, but not many people believe in her. She leaves her store with the North Pole as her final destination. Elementary students would enjoy this book and families with young children would enjoy this bedtime holiday story.
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A little red sleigh has a big dream, she wants to become Santa's big red sleigh and fly through the skies with him while he delivers all of his presents on Christmas Eve. The other toys tell her she's too small and can't fly, but she isn't about to give up. When she gets the chance, she slides out the door and is on her way. With the help of various friends she meets on the way, she almost makes it. The trip is not easy, but when she stops, she meets a young girl who shows her her true purpose, and she finally flies. Although she does not miraculously turn into Santa's big red sleigh, Santa rewards her for finding what she doesn't even know she is looking for. A story about following your dreams, not getting discouraged and persevering. I really liked the illustrations. They were a bit retro and old fashioned and fit this book well. It is reminiscent of a lot of other stories with the same message such as Mike Mulligan and his Steam Shovel or The Little Engine That Could but with a winter and Christmas setting. This is one that I was asked to read again, so it is a hit with us.
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Little Red Sleigh is a perfect story for young readers during Christmas time.

Little Red Sleigh has a dream. She wishes to be the Christmas sled that pulls Santa around on Christmas Eve. All the other objects tell her that she is too little and small. However, Little Red Sleigh believes in herself and heads to find Santa in the North Pole.

As Little Red Sleigh makes her long journey North, she meets an old train and a yellow truck. Both characters help Little Red Sleigh learn that life happens one small step at a time. The big jump isn't what life is about.
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Classic illustrations and a sweet story about a hard work, simple joys, and the spirit of Christmas.
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xLittle Red Sleigh is an adorably wonderful holiday read to get you in the spirits!

The illustrations are gorgeous, and we haven't even gotten to the story yet. Erin Guendelsberger has given us quite the gem in a little picture book. This book brings back the charm of Christmas morning for me, with all the holiday spirit and Christmas themed colours (red, white, gold, green!). I absolutely adore this book and I'm totally enchanted by it. It's exactly what I want from a holiday Christmas read.

This little red sleigh wants to help Santa out, because that's what sleighs do! People told her she doesn't do it, but if you just believe there's a chance. Suddenly, our sleigh friend is off on a magical adventure to the North Pole! 

I think this is one magical book that should become a holiday favourite! It has so much charm and it's so wonderful! I love it so very much. I highly recommend picking up this book. 

Five out of five stars.

Thank you to NetGalley and SourceBooks for providing me a free copy of this book in exchange of an honest review.
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This is a beautiful wintery Christmas book. The illustrations, journey and message remind me ever so slightly of The Polar Express. The art really captures the magic of snow fall and the joy of the season. My daughter really enjoyed this book. We also read it during a snowstorm after sleeping so it was quite fitting.
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"I received a complimentary copy of this book through NetGalley. Opinions expressed in this review are completely my own." 
I loved the beautiful illustrations in this picture book. It was a sweet Santa based Christmas story with a moral.
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The Little Red Sleigh is a cute, lighthearted book. My class will enjoy this story, perfect for adding to your winter/holiday book collection.
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Could there BE a more perfect wintery read than this one?! I was so excited to receive an eARC of this title thanks to Sourcebooks kids & NetGalley because my little girl is ALL about all things winter! She could not WAIT until the first snow of the season to bust out all her new snow gear, and get out there to play! I am so thrilled I wait to get this one out for her until our first snow this year because it was just perfect. 

A book I already ordered for us to read during our 25 books of Christmas advent calendar, this book is sure to be a family favorite year after year! Adorable illustrations full of whimsy and fun, with so many of our holiday favorites appearing on the pages - snowman and sledding, Santa, and Christmas trees. 

Litte Red Sleigh was such a cute story about hope, dreams, and most importantly at this time of year, GIVING!
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I enjoyed this story of a little red sleigh who has big dreams of working with Santa at the North Pole. As the little sleigh makes the journey to find Santa he is told by the train and the truck that he has to grow little by little. It is a wonderful message for impatient little ones who want to be big. In the end, the sleigh gives joy to children and sees child by child he is becoming better at what he's designed for. Beautiful illustrations and a great Christmas book to share with children preschool and up. 

I obtained this book through Net Galley and have left an honest review.
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If you're like me the you also like to add a book or two to your kiddos stack of gifts under the tree at Christmas time. This was a really sweet book more on the traditional side when it came to its art work which was beautifully done. The story itself is also great and perfect for this time of year.
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We just finished this adorable Christmas story about the journey of a Little Red Sleigh. With the wish of helping Santa on Christmas, the Little Red Sleigh makes the snowy trek to the North Pole. Before her journey began, she was discouraged by others about her dreams but she continued on regardless. On the way she learned from others she met that it would take time and patience to get to where she wants to be. Making it to the North Pole by Christmas and helping Santa was her goal but she'll learn along the way that there are other ways to help Santa. Maybe she'll eventually get to the North Pole and be with Santa but she finally learned what she was meant to do.

This was a super sweet story with amazing illustrations! The sweet message of perseverance and being a helping hand makes for a really great children's Christmas story. It would make a good addition to any children's Christmas library.
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Thank you to NetGalley and the publisher for an electronic copy to read and review. 

What an adorable Christmas Story! Little Red Sleigh has big aspirations - they want to be Santa's red sleigh! On their journey to the North Pole, Little Red Sleigh makes new friends that help her learn that they are right where they should be.
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This book is everything a children's Christmas book should be. It was cute and kind, and adventurous and in the end, had a wonderful moral. I adored the illustrations, they matched the tone and mood of the story very well, and the story itself was very adorable and well-plotted. I thoroughly enjoyed this one.
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Little Red Sleigh is a wonderfully cute story about a little sleigh that dreams of pulling Santa's load one year. As it travels to the North Pole, it learns that big things didn't always start out big and end up right where a little red sleigh belongs. A perfect Christmas story.

Thank you NetGalley and Sourcebooks Kids for the opportunity to read an advance reading copy.
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Looking for a feel good motivational story for kids? Look no further than the Christmas themed, "Little Red Sleigh" from author Erin Guendelsberger. This book follows the tale of a young sleigh who is small and treated as an underdog. She has dreams of becoming Santa's Big Red Sleigh and sets off on a quest to achieve her lofty goal. Throughout the story, she meets other characters who help her along and she ends up learning a lesson that is sure to bring that can-do-attitude to readers along with a dose of Christmas spirit! 

Our family loved this tale! It was so refreshing to read a Christmas story that had a different theme. As young readers watch the sleigh on her trip, they will start to make connections and realize just how special a little sleigh can be! With captivating illustrations, simple prose and an adventurous plot, readers are sure to love this beautifully uplifting story. 

Thank you to the publisher and Net Galley for the free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review!
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Little Red Sleigh is such a sweet story. This book truly embraces the Christmas spirit of giving. The pictures are really detailed and gentle.
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This book has a theme that is Christmasy and winter all  in one book. It’s cute how the sled manages to move along to the final destination. The artwork is colorful but lacks enough shading that a child could imagine what’s happening in the story even if they cannot yet read. 
I received an advanced reader copy from NetGalley and am voluntarily leaving my review.
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