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The True Night Before Christmas

3.6 of 5 stars 3.60  ·  rating details  ·  5 ratings  ·  3 reviews
This book is a retelling of the Christmas Story with verse set to a simple rhyme and meter pattern. The hardcover book is richly illustrated by the author's granddaughter and is appropriate for all preschool and elementary-aged children.
Hardcover, 36 pages
Published September 9th 2010 by Dawson Media (first published 1999)
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Beverly
While I agree whole-heartedly with the poem's emphasis on Jesus, the verse is only average, no lyrical turns of phrase or anything. The illustrations have the amateurish look of a child's drawings, which they are. There are plenty of other Nativity-focused Christmas books out there with really lovely illustrations, such as Jan Pienkowski's "Christmas" and Brian Wildsmith's "A Christmas Story."
I don't remember where I heard about this particular book, but I was given to believe that it was someh
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JG (The Introverted Reader)
The story of Christ's birth told in the meter of The Night Before Christmas. The illustrations were done by the author's nine-year-old granddaughter, and they're very good. A nice little addition to Christmas traditions.
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