Firefighter's Night Before Christmas

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It's the Christmas Eve shift at Firehouse One. All the firefighters are sitting down to bowls of hot chili when an old fireman stops by for a bite to eat. The firemen have to leave to fight a fire and return to find that he was not an ordinary firefighter-they were visited by Sgt. St. Nick!

In the style of Clement Moore's well-known poem, the firefighters from Firehouse One receive a visit from Ol' Sergeant Nick, who leaves them lots of surprises, including a shiny ...

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Overview

It's the Christmas Eve shift at Firehouse One. All the firefighters are sitting down to bowls of hot chili when an old fireman stops by for a bite to eat. The firemen have to leave to fight a fire and return to find that he was not an ordinary firefighter-they were visited by Sgt. St. Nick!

In the style of Clement Moore's well-known poem, the firefighters from Firehouse One receive a visit from Ol' Sergeant Nick, who leaves them lots of surprises, including a shiny new pumper truck, while they are putting out a fire on Christmas Eve.

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Publishers Weekly
In a timely addition to Pelican's line of Christmas books, they add Firefighter's Night Before Christmas by Kimbra Cutlip, illus. by James Rice. A surprise guest visits while the team answers a call for help; they return to a bevy of gifts.
School Library Journal
K-Gr 3-The firefighters who pull the Christmas Eve shift are surprised when a red-suited fireman whose badge reads "Zero North" visits them. While the visitor is getting comfortable, an alarm sounds and the men rush off to save a burning furniture store. On their return, they find that Ol' Sergeant Nick left presents for everyone, including a shiny new pumper. Another takeoff on Clement C. Moore's Christmas standard, this picture book reads awkwardly and haltingly. Some of the rhymes are stilted and forced and the plot lacks imagination. Sketchy pen-and-ink and watercolor artwork accompanies the first-person text.-I. A. Copyright 2002 Cahners Business Information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781589800540
  • Publisher: Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/28/2002
  • Series: Night Before Christmas Series
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 230,458
  • Age range: 5 - 8 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.80 (w) x 11.10 (h) x 0.30 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 9, 2009

    Excellent Children's Christmas Book

    My husband and son are firefighters, which is the reason I purchased the book. When I have grandchildren someday, I can see myself reading this book over and over to them at Christmas time. The combination of a real firefighter's job, mixed in with Christmas enchantment, makes this a must read for any little firefighter in your life.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 22, 2002

    very delightful story

    my son eye light up when i read this story to him asking to be read over and over.

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