The Night Before My Birthday Book
The Night Before My Birthday Book
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The Night Before My Birthday

Written by Natasha Wing and illustrated by Amy Wummer

Published by Grosset & Dunlap


Publisher's 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.


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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)


  • Age Range: 3-5
  • Pages: 32
  • Book Type: picture
  • Publication Date: January 1, 2014
  • ISBN: 044848000X
  • ISBN 13: 978-0448480008
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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!

Natasha Wing

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 cat, Purrsia, in Colorado. She collects squished pennies. Her happy place is being at the beach.

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