It’s Christmas Eve, and children around the world are waiting for their presents. The sleigh team is all ready to go, but Prancer has hurt his hoof. Rusty the Reindeer is the runt of the group, and while he certainly tries hard, he’s not yet fast enough to join in. He wants to contribute, but what can he do? The answer comes when he discovers a forgotten present and has to summon all his strength to fly across the world to return it to Santa. Stella Gurney’s charming text and Sharon Williams's colorful images carry an irresistible message of Christmas cheer to young readers.