The Principal's Night Before Christmas (Paperback)

By James Rice (Illustrator), Steven Layne

Pelican Publishing Company, 9781589802520, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 30, 2004

List Price: 16.99*
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"'Twas the night before Christmas and all through the town
All the students and teachers had settled right down."

Though everybody else has settled down for a long winter's nap, poor Principal Swell has his hands full. With state-mandated paperwork, computers to fix, bus routes to unknot, not to mention discipline and field trips and all the concerned parents, it seems he 1/2ll never get back home to his own family Suddenly the school bell rings, and there
stands a lively professor with a promise to fix, complete, or manage it all, since he 1/2s already sent the teachers home from the mall. With a few final words of encouragement, he takes off in his school bus: "Merry Christmas to principals--holiday cheer For they make Santa proud every day of the year "