Christmas Eve Good Night

Christmas Eve Good Night

By Doug Cushman

Henry Holt & Company, Hardcover, 9780805066036, 32pp.

Publication Date: October 25, 2011


"If you were a snowman with a long carrot nose, "
"Coal for your eyes and a scarf for your clothes, "
"In your bed that's zero degrees Fahrenheit, "
"How would you wish your frosty papa good night?"

Everyone needs to go to bed on Christmas Eve even at the North Pole In this joy-filled holiday romp, find out how polar bears, gingerbread men, elves, toys even Santa help their little ones settle down on an exciting night.

About the Author
Doug Cushman is the creator of many favorite mystery stories for young readers featuring such memorable heroes as the intrepid Aunt Eater, the grasshopper gumshoe Inspector Hopper, and the ace reporter Dirk Bones. He has also illustrated many books written by other authors, including Jack Prelutsky's What a Day It Was at School! He lives in Paris, France.

Praise For Christmas Eve Good Night

“…when readers spot her [the girl’s] pointy elf ears, they’ll turn right back to the beginning to see how Cushman’s clever, colorful illustrations disguised her as a human girl.” --Horn Book Magazine “Cushman’s bold, cartoonlike graphics have charm that will work well in storytime…” --School Library Journal "...a colorful, simple, comforting offering, with all of the right touches to become a bedtime standby." --Booklist

“This deliciously clever bedtime story offers bouncy rhymes with rich vocabulary, a cast of appealing parent-child pairs and a satisfying ending as Santa takes off with his sleigh and his traditional 'to all a good night'" --Kirkus Reviews, starred review