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The Soldiers' Night Before Christmas

Written by Christine FordAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Christine Ford and Trish HollandAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Trish Holland


· Golden Books
· eBook · Ages 2-5 years
· November 30, 2011 · $8.99 · 978-0-307-97639-0 (0-307-97639-4)

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ABOUT THIS BOOK

"'Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the base
Only sentries were stirring--they guarded the place.
The soldiers were sleeping and snoring away
As they dreamed of 'back home' on good Christmas Day..."

One Christmas Eve at a military barracks in the Middle East, some homesick soldiers are paid a visit by Sergeant McClaus, the Santa of Soldiers. This lively and poignant tale is inspired by Clement C. Moore's classic yuletide poem.


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AUTHOR BIOGRAPHY

Trish Holland, originally from Jackson, MI, wrote LASSO THE MOON, a Little Golden Book that pubbed in May, 2005.

This is Christine Ford's third book. Her picture book, SNOW, was published in 1999 by HarperCollins. Her novel, SCOUT, will be published by Delacorte in Spring, 2006. Ms. Ford grew up in Pittsfield, MA. The author lives in Arlington, TX.


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