|The Night Before First Grade
Contributor(s): Wing, Natasha, Zemke, Deborah (Illustrator)
ISBN: 0448437473 ISBN-13: 9780448437477
Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap
Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: July 2005
Annotation: This humorous take on Clement Moore's classic tale--starring a girl excited to start the new school year with her best friend--offers reassurance to help all first-graders through their own back-to-school jitters.
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|Library of Congress Subjects: |
- First day of school; Fiction.
- Schools; Fiction.
- Best friends; Fiction.
|BISAC Categories: |
- Juvenile Fiction | Readers
- Juvenile Fiction | Humorous Stories
- Juvenile Fiction | Social Issues | Friendship
|Lexile Measure: 510|
|Academic/Grade Level: Kindergarten, Ages 5-6|
|Series: Reading Railroad Books|
|Book type: Easy Fiction|
|Physical Information: 8.00" H x 8.00" W x 0.25" (0.20 lbs) 32 pages|
|Accelerated Reader Info|
|Quiz #: 101133
Reading Level: 2.5 Interest Level: Lower Grades Point Value: 0.5
|Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
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."
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