The Teachers' Night Before Christmas

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Price
$19.99  $18.59
Publisher
Pelican Publishing Company
Publish Date
Pages
32
Dimensions
8.77 X 11.27 X 0.33 inches | 0.86 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781565548336

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About the Author

Dr. Steven L. Layne serves as Chair of Graduate Programs in Literacy Education at Judson University in Elgin, Illinois, where he teaches courses at both the Master and Doctoral level. He is a fifteen-year veteran of public education, serving as a classroom teacher and reading specialist in a wide span of grade levels.

Steve is a respected literacy consultant, motivational keynote speaker, and featured author, working with large numbers of educators and children during school visits and at conferences held throughout the world each year. His work has been recognized with awards for outstanding contributions to the fields of educational research, teaching, and writing from organizations such as USA Today, the Milken Family Foundation, the Illinois Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development, the National Council of Teachers of English, the Illinois Reading Council, and the International Literacy Association.

Author/illustrator James Rice (1934-2004) produced sixty books, including the illustrations for Pelican's treasured The Night Before Christmas Series. Rice's first book, the well-loved classic Cajun Night Before Christmas(R), has more than 750,000 copies in print. Young readers can enjoy more of Gaston(R)'s adventures in Gaston(R) Goes to Mardi Gras and sample Rice's other children's stories with favorites such as Texas Jack at the Alamo. With more than 1.5 million copies of his books in print, Rice ranks among the nation's best-selling creators of children's books, receiving awards from Printer Industries of America and the Children's Book Council, among others. Years after his death, Rice's family found the art and text Gaston(R) Joins the Circus, and this discovery has brought Gaston(R) back for one more adventure!