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Dasher

By Matt Tavares
Illustrated by Matt Tavares

From the celebrated creator of Red and Lulu comes the story of a brave little doe who meets Santa and changes Christmas for ever.

Dasher is an adventurous young reindeer with a wish in her heart. She spends her days with her family under the hot sun in a travelling circus, but she longs for a different life – one where there is snow beneath her hooves and the North Star above her head. And one day, when the opportunity arises, Dasher seizes her destiny and takes off in pursuit of the life she wants to live. It’s not long before she meets a nice man in a red suit with a horse-drawn sleigh, a man named Santa. And soon, with the help of a powerful Christmas wish, nothing will be the same...

  • Telling the story of Santa's first reindeer, this is a perfect Christmas Eve read-aloud, celebrating magic and family.
  • A Christmas adventure story with a female protagonist at the helm.
  • Praise for Red and Lulu: "A joyful and affecting picture book" Wall Street Journal

About the author

Matt Tavares is the author-illustrator of Crossing Niagara, Henry Aaron’s Dream, There Goes Ted Williams, Becoming Babe Ruth, and Growing Up Pedro, as well as Zachary’s Ball, Oliver’s Game, and Mudball. He is the illustrator of ’Twas the Night Before Christmas, Over the River and Through the Wood, Lady Liberty by Doreen Rappaport, The Gingerbread Pirates by Kristin Kladstrup, and Jubilee! by Alicia Potter. Most recently he wrote and illustrated the modern Christmas tale Red and Lulu. Matt Tavares lives in Maine, USA. Find him online at matttavares.com and on Twitter as @tavaresbooks.

ISBN: 9781406387704
Imprint: Walker
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: October 1, 2019
Dimensions: 270 x 240mm, 40pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $27.99
New Zealand RRP: $29.99
Stock Level: In Stock

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