It's almost Christmas Eve and the rockets on Mr Claus's sleigh have exploded! With just hours to go, Mr Claus sets out to find a creature that can help him deliver Christmas gifts across the world.The polar bears are strong, but they're too sleepy. The narwhals are fast, but the presents get too wet. The reindeer might just be the perfect creature to help... especially when Mr Claus discovers that the females have a secret... they can fly!Illustrated by Kasia Nowowiejska, this charming picture book was inspired by the little known fact that Santa Claus's reindeer are female, as only female reindeer keep their antlers during the winter!
Raj is a lawyer, author and activist, with degrees in Biology, Political Science and Law living in London. Raj trained as a lawyer at one of London's top firms and now advises start-ups on how they can expand. She is one of few ethnic minority women in the UK to have held a role in the c-suite of a tech start-up.
Raj founded the Pink Ladoo Project in 2015 (https://www.pinkladoo.org/home), which encourages South Asian families to abandon the sexist custom of only distributing sweets to their community when a boy is born. The Pink Ladoo Project celebrates the birth of girls with sweets, too. The campaign has attracted tens of thousands of followers in South Asian communities across the UK, Canada, the US and Australia. It has rapidly become one of the most prominent feminist movements for South Asian women.
This lovely story features stylish, full-page illustrations throughout, depicting a diverse Claus family and lots of adorable arctic critters. There's also a clever twist - and a brilliant page of trivia about Santa's famous reindeer and the antler-magic they use to fly at the end. A perfect bedtime story for Christmas Eve.
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If you always imagined reindeers used their 'manpower' to pull Santa's sledge, you'd better think again. Find out how Santa Claus met his team of decidedly female reindeer in a funny, festive and feminist picture book.
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