Rudolph’s Reaction

A Festive Children’s Short Story

Our allergy-themed Christmas tales are back for a second time this year!  Last year we introduced you to Buddy the Elf, in the all-new tale Food for Thought, and this year, Rudolph and his food allergy takes centre stage in Rudolph’s Reaction.

Available as a free audio or printed download as well as an interactive flip book, Rudolph’s Reaction is a gentle way to introduce children to being more allergy aware.  The adventure takes place on Christmas Eve when Rudolph is given well-intentioned treats to which he is unfortunately allergic.  As Rudolph’s panic and anxiety sets in from being around foods that aren’t safe for him, Santa’s magical midnight delivery schedule is in peril. Will they manage to deliver all the presents before sunrise without Rudolph’s guiding light?

Carla Jones, CEO of Allergy UK explains, “The story is especially poignant at Christmas because this is the time of year when popular festive treats abound, many of which children with food allergies, can’t enjoy. We hope it will help to grow children’s understanding of the very real experiences of children who are living with food allergies through an entertaining story with a serious message.’

Rudolph’s Reaction and Buddy the Elf: Food for Thought are both available for you to enjoy here.