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The Night Before My Birthday

Written by Natasha Wing & illustrated by Amy Wummer
Published by Grosset & Dunlap
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Jan 1, 2014
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Pages
3-5
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What's This Book About

Publisher Summary

In rhyming text based on “The Night Before Christmas,” a child is filled with excitement and anticipation while helping with preparations for the next day’s birthday party, and even an ice cream emergency cannot spoil the day.

What Kind of Book is The Night Before My Birthday

Themes:
parties
birthdays
holidays
Categories:
funny and humorous
Genres:
poetry
fiction
Linguistic Styles:
rhyming

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Mom of three little boys who love books about dragons, whangdoodles and magic.
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This is a cute spin on The Night Before Christmas story. It has great rhyming and is a fun one for birthday time!

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Who Wrote The Night Before My Birthday

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Natasha Wing
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Natasha is best known for her “The Night Before” series that’s based on the Christmas classic, The Night Before Christmas. She writes mostly fiction for young children, but has also published narrative non-fiction. “I like finding little known facts about well-known people and sharing them with kids.” Three of her books have been translated into foreign languages. Natasha has been publishing since 1994 and has more stories in the works. She lives with her husband and cat, Purrsia, in Colorado. She collects squished pennies. Her happy place is being at the beach.

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Who Illustrated The Night Before My Birthday

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Amy Wummer

Amy Wummer is the illustrator of over fifty children’s books. In 1998 and 2007, she received the Highlights for Children Cover of the Year award. Amy has illustrated several books in “The Night Before” series. She lives in Reading, Pennsylvania.

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  • What is your favorite thing about The Night Before My Birthday?

    I like how the illustrator didn’t show the sex of the birthday child so any child could see themselves having a birthday party.

    By Natasha Wing (author)

  • What was the hardest part about creating The Night Before My Birthday?

    Not using he or she in the text.

    By Natasha Wing (author)

  • What part of creating The Night Before My Birthday did you most enjoy?

    I enjoyed figuring out what the mishap would be.

    By Natasha Wing (author)

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780448480008
Publication Date:
January 1, 2014
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
2013043977
ASIN/ISBN 10:
044848000X
ATOS® Book Level:
2.2
Accelerated Reader® Points:
0.5
Accelerated Reader Quiz:
165271
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
LG

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