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The Night Before Thanksgiving
Contributor(s): Wing, Natasha, Lyon, Tammie (Illustrator)
ISBN: 0448425297     ISBN-13: 9780448425290
Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap
    OUR PRICE: $4.50  
Product Type: Paperback - Other Formats
Published: August 2001
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Annotation: A creative spin on the Christmas classic, this whimsical celebration follows the family as they greet friends and relatives, prepare the feast and give thanks. Illustrations.
Additional Information
Library of Congress Subjects:
Thanksgiving Day; Fiction.
Stories in rhyme.
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Holidays & Celebrations | Thanksgiving
Dewey: [E]
LCCN: 2002276781
Academic/Grade Level: Grade 1-2, Age 6-7
Series: Night Before
Book type: Easy Fiction
Physical Information: 8.00" H x 8.00" W x 0.25" (0.20 lbs)
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 104992
Reading Level: 3.1   Interest Level: Lower Grades   Point Value: 0.5
 
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Contributor Bio(s): IV>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 & 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."



Reviewed by Publishers Weekly Reviews (PW Reviews 2001 September #4)
Natasha Wing takes a flight of fancy in The Night Before Thanksgiving, illus. by Tammie Lyon. Based on Moore's poem, the tale begins: " 'Twas the night before Thanksgiving,/ and all through the nation/ families got ready/ for the big celebration." (Aug.) Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information.