The Night Before First Grade

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The Night Before First Grade

By Natasha Wing; Deborah Zemke (Illustrator)

Grosset & Dunlap, Paperback, 9780448437477, 32pp.

Publication Date: July 21, 2005

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.

About the Author

Deborah Zemke made her first doodle at the age of two and now doodles for a living. She lives in Missouri with her husband, daughter, and her dogs, Molly and Abby.