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Nurse's Night Before Christmas

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The holiday-spirit-colored illustrations in this book will bring cheer to its readers.-Review of Texas BooksIt's a new twist to an old tale. Sure to bring smiles to children of those in the medical field.-Southern Scribe ReviewsWith its perky, full-color illustrations by James Rice and a breezy takeoff on the original, this is an entertaining tidbit to place beneath the tree. -The Sanford HeraldChristmas Eve can be busy, especially for the head nurse at Angel Hope General Hospital. Too many patients, too little help, and a crowded ER all threaten to make this night before Christmas one big headache. It seems that nothing could bring holiday cheer to the patients and staff of this hectic hospital. That is, until the North Pole Rescue Team arrives Saint Emergency Nick saves the day with eight helpful elves (certified RNs, of course), an ambulance-load of gifts, and well-deserved raises for the hospital staff. This updated holiday poem pays tribute to the hardworking men and women who take care of all of us-even on Christmas Eve.ABOUT THE AUTHORDavid Davis studied fine art at Stephen F. Austin University in Texas and has published pen-and-ink artwork, cartoons, poems, humorous essays, and short stories in various magazines and newspapers. A member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, Davis is also the author of Jazz Cats, a Children's Book Choice for 2002; Librarian's Night Before Christmas; Trucker's Night Before Christmas; Redneck Night Before Christmas; Ten Redneck Babies: A Southern Counting Book; Texas Aesop's Fables; Texas Mother Goose; and Texas Zeke and the Longhor, all published by Pelian. He resides in Fort Worth, Texas.ABOUT THE ILLUSTRATORJames Rice (1934-2004) illustrated Pelican Publishing Company's best-selling Night Before Christmas Series for more than thirty years. Widely acclaimed as the South's leading illustrator of juvenile books, Rice is the illustrator and/or author of more than sixty titles, with nearly two million copies in print. When not working on new books, Rice visited schools throughout the country to teach children the joys of writing and illustrating. His stories and his detailed illustrations continue to captivate readers of all ages.

Synopsis:

The holiday-spirit-colored illustrations in this book will bring cheer to its readers. -Review of Texas BooksIt's a new twist to an old tale. Sure to bring smiles to children of those in the medical field. -Southern Scribe ReviewsWith its perky, full-color illustrations by James Rice and a breezy takeoff on the original, this is an entertaining tidbit to place beneath the tree. -The Sanford HeraldChristmas Eve can be busy, especially for the head nurse at Angel Hope General Hospital. Too many patients, too little help, and a crowded ER all threaten to make this night before Christmas one big headache. It seems that nothing could bring holiday cheer to the patients and staff of this hectic hospital. That is, until the North Pole Rescue Team arrives Saint Emergency Nick saves the day with eight helpful elves (certified RNs, of course), an ambulance-load of gifts, and well-deserved raises for the hospital staff. This updated holiday poem pays tribute to the hardworking men and women who take care of all of us-even on Christmas Eve.

Synopsis:

Saint Emergency Nick pays the hospital staff a surprise visit on Christmas Eve with helpful elves, new supplies, and even a Christmas tree.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781589801523
Author:
Rice, James
Publisher:
Pelican Publishing Company
Illustrator:
Rice, James
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Holidays & Festivals - Christmas
Subject:
Christmas
Subject:
Santa claus
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Religion - Christian Living
Subject:
Holidays & Celebrations - Christmas
Subject:
Holidays & Celebrations - Christmas & Advent
Subject:
Children's poetry, American
Subject:
Children s Holiday-Christmas
Series:
Night Before Christmas
Publication Date:
20030931
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
11.86x8.52x.36 in. .92 lbs.
Age Level:
05-08

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Children's » Holidays » Christmas
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Product details 32 pages Pelican Publishing Company - English 9781589801523 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The holiday-spirit-colored illustrations in this book will bring cheer to its readers. -Review of Texas BooksIt's a new twist to an old tale. Sure to bring smiles to children of those in the medical field. -Southern Scribe ReviewsWith its perky, full-color illustrations by James Rice and a breezy takeoff on the original, this is an entertaining tidbit to place beneath the tree. -The Sanford HeraldChristmas Eve can be busy, especially for the head nurse at Angel Hope General Hospital. Too many patients, too little help, and a crowded ER all threaten to make this night before Christmas one big headache. It seems that nothing could bring holiday cheer to the patients and staff of this hectic hospital. That is, until the North Pole Rescue Team arrives Saint Emergency Nick saves the day with eight helpful elves (certified RNs, of course), an ambulance-load of gifts, and well-deserved raises for the hospital staff. This updated holiday poem pays tribute to the hardworking men and women who take care of all of us-even on Christmas Eve.
"Synopsis" by , Saint Emergency Nick pays the hospital staff a surprise visit on Christmas Eve with helpful elves, new supplies, and even a Christmas tree.
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