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The Night Before New Year's
Contributor(s): Wing, Natasha, Wummer, Amy (Illustrator)
ISBN: 044845212X     ISBN-13: 9780448452128
Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap
    OUR PRICE: $4.50  
Product Type: Paperback - Other Formats
Published: November 2009
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Annotation: The newest title in Natasha Wingas bestselling "Night Before" series!

Itas the night before New Yearas, and the whole family is determined to stay up until midnight! Everyoneas stocked up on sparkly streamers and festive party hats, but after a night filled with card games and too many cupcakes, the little ones are getting sleepy. . . Can they make it until the clock strikes twelve?

Additional Information
Library of Congress Subjects:
New Year; Juvenile poetry.
Children's poetry, American.
New Year; Poetry.
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Holidays & Celebrations | Other, Non-religious
- Juvenile Fiction | Humorous Stories
- Juvenile Fiction | Readers
Dewey: 811/.54
LCCN: 2008050382
Lexile Measure: 660
Academic/Grade Level: Kindergarten, Ages 5-6
Series: Reading Railroad Books
Book type: Easy Fiction
Physical Information: 8.50" H x 8.00" W x 0.25" (0.20 lbs) 32 pages
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 134516
Reading Level: 2.7   Interest Level: Lower Grades   Point Value: 0.5
 
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Publisher Description:
The newest title in Natasha Wingas bestselling "Night Before" series

Itas the night before New Yearas, and the whole family is determined to stay up until midnight Everyoneas stocked up on sparkly streamers and festive party hats, but after a night filled with card games and too many cupcakes, the little ones are getting sleepy. . . Can they make it until the clock strikes twelve?


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."