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    • ISBN:9781444939224
    • Publication date:12 Jul 2018
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The Night Before the Night Before Christmas

By Kes Gray
Illustrated by Claire Powell

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A brilliantly funny picture book about what happens the night before Christmas Eve - from the bestselling author of Oi Frog!

A brilliantly funny Christmas picture book from the bestselling author of Oi Frog!

'Twas the night before the night before Christmas (That's Christmas Eve Eve).
And Santa was wiping his brow on his sleeve.
Green elves were sewing, Blue elves were counting, Red elves were carving,
The pressure was mounting!

It's the day before Christmas Eve and Santa is ever so busy ... he's got presents to wrap, reindeer to wake and a sleigh to start. But has he forgotten something? And, more importantly, will he be ready in time?

Inspired by Clement C. Moore's classic festive poem, this hilarious, rhyming picture book is sure to have you ho ho ho-ing!

Biographical Notes

Kes Gray (Author)
Kes is a bestselling, multi award-winning author of more than 70 books for children. He eats Ideaflakes for breakfast, spreads silliness on his toast and lives in a place called Different.

Oi Frog!, Oi Dog! and Oi Cat! are a top ten bestselling series. Oi Dog! won the 2017 Laugh Out Loud Picture Book Award and was shortlisted for the Sainsbury's Children's Book Award and the British Book Awards in 2016, amongst others. It also won the Teach Primary New Children's Fiction Award, MadeForMums Award, Bishop's Stortford Picture Book Award and Portsmouth Picture Book Award. Oi Cat! was the Independent Booksellers Children's Book of the Season and Oi Goat! is a World Book Day book in 2018.

Claire Powell (Illustrator)
Claire is an illustrator, writer and designer who lives and works in London. She has spent several years as a design director in the world of channel rebranding working for clients such as Nickelodeon, BBC Three, CBBC and BBC One. Claire has a tendency towards humour and bright, bold use of colour and she loves creating strong typographical layouts to help tell a story.

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  • ISBN: 9781444939231
  • Publication date: 04 Oct 2018
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Hodder Children's Books