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The Night Before Summer Vacation (Reading Railroad Books)

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Publisher Comments:

A little girl and her family are getting ready to go on vacation . . . or at least they are trying to. In the effort to pack everything that will be needed, there's bound to be something overlooked, and what that is provides a funny ending to this meter-perfect "twist" on Clement Moore's classic.

Synopsis:

A little girl and her family are getting ready to go on vacation--or at least they are trying to, but something is bound to get left behind. Full-color illustrations.

Synopsis:

As a family packs for vacation, there's bound to be something overlooked. What that is provides a funny ending to this meter-perfect "twist" on Clement Moore's classic "The Night Before Christmas." Full color.

About the Author

Natasha Wing was born in Milford, Connecticut in 1960. At the age of 20 she moved to Arizona where she finished college at Arizona State University in 1982 with a B.S. in Advertising. In 1988 she married Daniel Wing and moved to Northern California where she worked in advertising for a number of years.

It wasn't until 1991 that she decided to write children's books. Luckily she sold her first book, Hippity Hop, Frog on Top, within 6 months and has been writing children's books and articles ever since. Her second book, Jalapeno Bagels, came out in June 1996 with Atheneum Books. The Night Before Easter, was published with Putnam All Aboard Books. She has also been published in Humpty Dumpty's Magazine, Girls' Life, and Hopscotch for Girls, and has two recipes in Writers in the Kitchen.

Birthday: February 7th Pets: Siberian husky, Sabaka, and cat, Jemima Professional: Member of Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators Favorite Children's Books: Polar Express, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The Cat in the Hat, The Golden Compass Favorite Season: Fall Favorite Tree: Maple Favorite Color: Cranberry red Favorite Cookie: Oatmeal Raisin with Vanilla Chips Reason for writing The Night Before Easter: "I wrote The Night Before Easter for parents to read at bedtime so children could go to sleep with sweet dreams of jelly beans dancing in their heads."

 

Product Details

ISBN:
9780448428307
ill.:
Durrell, Julie
Author:
Durrell, Julie
Author:
Wing, Natasha
Publisher:
Grosset & Dunlap
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Family life
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
American poetry
Subject:
Vacations
Subject:
Family recreation
Subject:
Children's poetry, American
Subject:
Family - General
Subject:
General-General
Subject:
Children s-General
Edition Description:
B-8X8
Series:
The Night Before
Series Volume:
107-44
Publication Date:
20020431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from P up to 4
Language:
English
Illustrations:
, Yes
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
8.03x8.02x.20 in. .20 lbs.
Age Level:
04-08

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"Synopsis" by , A little girl and her family are getting ready to go on vacation--or at least they are trying to, but something is bound to get left behind. Full-color illustrations.
"Synopsis" by , As a family packs for vacation, there's bound to be something overlooked. What that is provides a funny ending to this meter-perfect "twist" on Clement Moore's classic "The Night Before Christmas." Full color.
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