12 Days Of Xmas Book Reviews, Day 9: Ten Little Elves

By Emma Davis

21st December 2018
Ten Little Elves

Share this entry:

Author: Mike Brownlow

Illustrator: Simon Rickerty

Publisher: Orchard Books

Ten Little Elves is a super fun counting book with a comical festive twist.  This issue is a board back and its small size and thick pages make it easy for little hands to hold and turn the pages.  The marvellous sparkly cover makes it very inviting.  It’s also the perfect size to pop in a stocking!

The Christmas elves and busy making toys until they hear a shout from Santa –

“The Reindeer! Help!

I think they’re really ill!

We need the magic cough drops from the Reindeer Doctor’s Cave.

Can you fetch them, little elves? Then Christmas will be saved!”

Thankfully, the Christmas elves leap into action, eager to save the day.  Unfortunately, it’s not an easy job and many hazards appear along the way and the number of elves decrease, page by page.  There’s a run in with a husky team, a growling polar bear and a yowling yeti and a run in with the Ice Queen.  Three little elves manage to find their way to the Doctor’s and although two more have a mishap before making it home, one little elf saves the day and delivers the cough drops.  Luckily, it perks them up ready for their Christmas journey and before long Santa makes it back where the ten elves are reunited, all ready for a festive party.

childcare expo

Why attend Childcare Expo?

Join over 2,500 like-minded individuals from the early years sector who are dedicated to improving both practice and their childcare settings.

Attend educational seminars to credit your CPD

Meet the experts to have your questions answered

Receive fantastic onsite offers and discounts

Experience expert-led informative hands-on workshops

Network with peers and industry players

Pick up hundreds of new product ideas and services

And most of all, enjoy a great day out with your colleagues

100+ exhibitors | 1000s of industry players | 100s of experts

12 Days Of Xmas Book Reviews, Day 10: Little Robin Red Vest
Special guests announced for Childcare Expo London!