The Night Before First Grade (Paperback)

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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 inHumpty Dumpty's Magazine, Girls' Life, and Hopscotch for Girls, and has two recipes inWriters in the Kitchen.

Birthday: February 7th Pets: Siberian husky, Sabaka, and cat, JemimaProfessional: Member of Society of Children's Book Writers & IllustratorsFavorite Children's Books: Polar Express, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The Cat in the Hat, The Golden CompassFavorite Season: Fall Favorite Tree: Maple Favorite Color: Cranberry redFavorite Cookie: Oatmeal Raisin with Vanilla Chips Reason for writing The Night Before Easter: "I wroteThe 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."

It's the night before the Big Day—first grade. Penny is excited to startthe year with her best friend right beside her in the same classroom. This humorous take on Clement C. Moore's classic tale has a perfect twist ending that will surprise readers—as well as the “heroine” of the story—and help all about-to-be first-graders through their own backto- school jitters.

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Dimensions 9.0x6.45x0.75
ISBN 9780448437477
Genre JUVENILE FICTION / Readers / Beginner
Format Paperback
Pages 32
Publisher Date 2005-07-21 00:00:00.0
Publisher Grosset & Dunlap
Copyright Year 2005
Height 8.0 in
Wdth 8.0 in
Thickness 0.25 in
Unit weight 0.2 lb
Language English
Series Name Reading Railroad Books
Audience Children/juvenile
Authors Wing, Natasha

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  • Grandma of 5

    Great book for kids starting school.

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  • Perfect!

    My daughter's best friend moved away a few days before the start of first-grade. This book helped ease her sadness and gave her hope of finding a new best friend soon. And of course she has a new friend on the school bus and lots of new friends in class!

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