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Forget Dancer, Prancer, Comet, and Vixen. . . . Good Clement, wherever he is, will not be gnashing his teeth.New York Times Book ReviewSet in a Louisiana bayou and told in Cajun dialectoe chirren beennezzle/Good snug on de floiothe poem has lively illustrations that perfectlysuit the unique text.Horn BookMore than twenty-five years after its first appearance, Cajun NightBefore Christmas has become a modern classic that has sold more than490,000 copies and has served as the model for Pelican's ongoing, best-sellingNight Before Christmas series.The formula that started this success story is surprisingly simple: take theclassic story of jolly old St. Nicholas, place it in a Louisiana bayou, dressSanta Claus in muskrat from his head to his toes, pile his skiffhigh with toys, and hitch it to eight friendly alligators. The result is adelightful twist on an old and familiar tale. It is Christmas on the bayou.James Rice, in his long, distinguished career as an author and illustrator, has produced fifty-plus children's books, among them an addition to the NightBefore Christmas series, Gullah Night Before Christmas.With more than a million and a half copies of his books in print, he ranks amongthe nation's best-selling creators of children's books.

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St. Nicholas piles his skiff high with toys and hitches it to eight flying alligators on the bayou. Boxed edition

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This Cajun Christmas classic is in full-color. Take the traditional story of jolly old St. Nicholas, dress him in muskrat from his head to his toes, pile his skiff high with toys, and hitch it to 8 friendly flying alligators.

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Margie, December 4, 2008 (view all comments by Margie)
The night before Christmas, Cajun style. A quick read for a good chuckle. Start a new tradition for Christmas and read this story.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780882899473
Editor:
Jacobs, Howard
Author:
Rice, James
Editor:
Jacobs, Howard
Author:
Trosclair
Author:
Jacobs, Howard
Author:
Rice, James
Publisher:
Pelican Publishing Company
Subject:
General
Subject:
Christmas
Subject:
Children s-General
Edition Description:
Boxed-Unsigned
Publication Date:
19930531
Binding:
SET HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
11.74x8.94x.75 in. 1.60 lbs.
Age Level:
05-08

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"Synopsis" by , St. Nicholas piles his skiff high with toys and hitches it to eight flying alligators on the bayou. Boxed edition
"Synopsis" by , This Cajun Christmas classic is in full-color. Take the traditional story of jolly old St. Nicholas, dress him in muskrat from his head to his toes, pile his skiff high with toys, and hitch it to 8 friendly flying alligators.
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