The Reindeer Keeper

October 9, 2012|
The Reindeer Keeper by Barbara Briggs Ward
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Abbey senses something special about the little man tending to the reindeer who, along with acentury-old farmhouse, a barn full of animals, and fields abounding in woods and pasture, was a gift toAbbey from a stranger. Abbey and her husband, Steve, move in just before the holidays. They have beentogether since the '60s, eloping when Steve returned from Vietnam. Now with Abbeys cancer inremission, theyre looking forward to their boys coming home for Christmas.

Turns out this Christmas proves to be more magical than anticipated as Abbey realizes anunderstanding never thought possible through the rekindling of a belief rooted in childhood. Of courseit's who delivers this gift on Christmas Eve that gives Abbey and Steve the strength to face their greatestchallenge.

About the Author

Barbara Briggs Ward is the author/illustrator of The Really,Really Hairy Flight of Snarly Sally and Snarly Sally's Garden of ABCs. Her projects includeillustrating And Then There Was Hope and The Brain Reigns for the New York State Office ofMental Health. She has been a featured author/illustrator on Mountain Lake PBS in Plattsburgh, NewYork, and Target's Book Festival in Boston and New York City. She has been published in Highlightsfor Children, McCalls, and the Crafts Report. An essay led to a feature inLadies' Home Journal. Her story, "In Anticipation of Doll Beds," was accepted into the ChickenSoup of the Soul book, Christmas Magic, released October, 2010. Barbara invites you to and

Suzanne Langelier-Lebeda is an award-winning graphic designer/illustrator. She earned nationalawards for art and publication design as a coordinator of publications at the State University of Potsdam.Her projects have included illustrations for the National Park Service Cumberland Island NationalSeashore Visitors Center, Georgia; Renee Fleming Benefit Concert Materials, New York City; AdirondackLife and Country Living Gardener Magazines; St. Lawrence University; Clarkson University; and graphicdesign for the permanent exhibit on History and Traditions at SUNY Potsdam. She is a member of theAdirondack Artists Guild in Saranac Lake, New York. In her fine artwork she primarily concentrates oncontemplative nature studies that explore intimations in nature by integrating watercolor, drawing,writing, and digital photography. Suzanne invites you to visit

Title:The Reindeer KeeperFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:October 9, 2012Publisher:WheatmarkLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1604944463

ISBN - 13:9781604944464

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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