|The Night Before St. Patrick's Day
Contributor(s): Wing, Natasha, Wummer, Amy (Illustrator)
ISBN: 0448448521 ISBN-13: 9780448448527
Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap
OUR PRICE: $4.50
Product Type: Paperback - Other Formats
Published: January 2009 Annotation: Told in verse in the same meter as Clement Moore's classic Christmas poem, this title follows two children, who are wide awake the night before St. Patrick's Day, setting traps to catch a leprechaun. Full color.
|Library of Congress Subjects: |
- Stories in rhyme.
- Leprechauns; Fiction.
- Saint Patrick's Day; Fiction.
|BISAC Categories: |
- Juvenile Fiction | Humorous Stories
- Juvenile Fiction | Holidays & Celebrations | Other, Non-religious
|Academic/Grade Level: Kindergarten, Ages 5-6|
|Series: Night Before|
|Book type: Easy Fiction|
|Physical Information: 8.00" H x 8.00" W x 0.25" (0.20 lbs) 29 pages|
|Accelerated Reader Info|
|Quiz #: 128253
Reading Level: 2.6 Interest Level: Lower Grades Point Value: 0.5
|Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
Itas the night before St. Patrickas Day, and Tim and Maureen are wide awake setting traps to catch a leprechaun When they wake the next morning to the sound of their dad playing the bagpipes and the smell of their mom cooking green eggs, theyare shocked to find that theyave actually caught a leprechaun. But will they be able to find his pot of gold? Natasha Wingas latest title is once again told in verse to the same meter of Clement Mooreas classic.
Contributor Bio(s): 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 7thPets: 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: FallFavorite Tree: MapleFavorite Color: Cranberry redFavorite Cookie: Oatmeal Raisin with Vanilla ChipsReason 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."