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On Christmas Eve

Author: Margaret Wise Brown; Nancy Edwards Calder
Publisher: New York, New York : HarperCollins, 1996. ©1938
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : Newly illustrated editionView all editions and formats
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Overview: In the big, quiet house where parents are sleeping, the children wait and listen, thinking of reindeer and angels and stars. Then, with no sound but there own thumping hearts, the children creep downstairs to see the glorious tree and to make a Christmas wish. Margaret Wise Brown's magical story captures all the wonder and mystery of a child's Christmas Eve. Nancy Edwards Calder's exquisite paintings  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Wise Brown; Nancy Edwards Calder
ISBN: 0060236485 9780060236489 0060236493 9780060236496 0064436705 9780064436700
OCLC Number: 29387643
Target Audience: Interest age level : Ages 4-8.
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm.
Responsibility: Margaret Wise Brown ; illustrated by Nancy Edwards Calder.
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Overview: In the big, quiet house where parents are sleeping, the children wait and listen, thinking of reindeer and angels and stars. Then, with no sound but there own thumping hearts, the children creep downstairs to see the glorious tree and to make a Christmas wish. Margaret Wise Brown's magical story captures all the wonder and mystery of a child's Christmas Eve. Nancy Edwards Calder's exquisite paintings highlight all the details that make this night so special. Unable to sleep on Christmas Eve, four children creep downstairs to see the tree, their stockings, their wrapped gifts, and to hear the singing of the carolers.

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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-05-06) Good Permalink

     The story of three children who can't sleep on Christmas Eve and sneak downstairs. They find a trimmed tree, presents and stockings but dash back up to their beds when they hear adults outside caroling.

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