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Title:
The night before the night before Christmas!
Author:
Scarry, Richard, 1919-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Random House, 2000.
Physical Description:
45 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 30 cm
Summary:
"Mr. Frumble is so full of Christmas cheer that he decides to go straight to the North Pole and be one of Santa's helpers. And what a helper he is! When Santa mistakenly takes off on the night before the night before Christmas, it looks as if Christmas in Busytown is doomed!..."
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780375802027
Format :
Book

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Summary

It's the night before the night before Christmas, and Mr. Frumble wants to be helpful. When he stumbles into Santa Bear's workshop and mixes up the dates, everyone thinks it's the night before Christmas! Santa dashes off to deliver the presents, but then gets stuck in Mr. Frumble's chimney! Find out how Mr. Frumble saves the day in this funny, topsy-turvy Christmas story.


Author Notes

Richard Scarry Born on June 5, 1919 in Boston. He attended Boston's Museum of Fine Arts School, studying art from 1939 to 1942. He served in the army as an art director, editor, and writer of information publications in North Africa and Italy.

After the war Scarry worked in New York as a free-lance illustrator. His first book, Two Little Miners, was published in 1949, followed by five other children's books, published by Simon and Schuster in the same year. He worked throughout the 50's illustrating books done by various authors, usually for Golden Press. In 1963 he made his breakthrough with Richard Scarry's Best World Book Ever. The large-format book sold seven million copies in twelve years. He also illustrated several books written by J.D. Bevington. After twenty years with Golden Books, Scarry decided to move to Ramdom House. Scarry published over 300 books with total sales of 300 million worldwide, more than any other author.

Richard Scarry died in his home in Gstaad on April 30, 1994.

(Bowker Author Biography)


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