The Night Before First Grade

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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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Overview

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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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780448437477
  • Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
  • Publication date: 7/28/2005
  • Series: Night Before Series
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 40,699
  • Age range: 3 - 5 Years
  • Product dimensions: 7.80 (w) x 7.80 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Meet the Author

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 7th Pets: Siberian husky, Sabaka, and cat, Jemima Professional: Member of Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators Favorite Children's Books: Polar Express, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The Cat in the Hat, The Golden Compass Favorite Season: Fall Favorite Tree: Maple Favorite Color: Cranberry red Favorite Cookie: Oatmeal Raisin with Vanilla Chips Reason 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."

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  • Posted July 25, 2009

    more from this reviewer

    I Also Recommend:

    The Night Before First Grade

    Just as good as "The Night Before Kindergarten." It's scary making new friends but it doesn't hurt. This book shows kids that although you might not have the same class as your best friend but you could always make new friends and meet your friend after school. That might not be a good description =/ so read it! You'll love the ending!!

    2 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted August 22, 2009

    GREAT READ for an almost 1st grader!

    I love this story. I read it to my first grade class. It has great repetition and rhyme. You know a child's attention span is their age + 3 minutes, so it allots the perfect amount of time to read while engaging them. Just as the title sounds, it follows the rhythm of The Night Before Christmas. It is a delightful read for any 1st grader or 1st grader to be.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted August 15, 2009

    good beginning to another year

    This was a good story to read to upcoming 6 year old. She liked it and we have read it several times over the summer as well as the days right up to the start of school. The book has made her excited about starting school and remembering all the things she likes about it.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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