The Night Before Christmas

The Night Before Christmas is a picture book by Barbara Reid.

Barbara Reid

Barbara Reid's brilliant, detailed Plasticine art is the perfect complement to this classic poem. A charming family of mice romp through the story, in their frenzied, detailed household, bringing a lively and very Canadian slant to these iconic words words.

 This beautiful, sturdy board book is the perfect introduction to a holiday read aloud tradition

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Christmas books for children

31 years ago
Duration 11:09
Just in time for Yuletide giving, Laurie Brown surveys new releases and old favourites for young readers. I Spy Christmas: A Book of Picture Riddles. By Jean Marzollo, photographs and illustrations by Walter Wick. Publisher: Scholastic, Inc. The Story of Canada. By Christopher Moore and Janet Lunn, illustrations by Alan Daniel. Publisher: Key Porter Books Ltd. Alice. By Whoopi Goldberg, illustrations by John Rocco. Publisher: Bantam Books. Two By Two. Written and illustrated by Barbara Reid. Publisher: Scholastic Canada Ltd.

Barbara Reid wins Writers' Trust kids lit honour

10 years ago
Duration 1:27
The accomplished children's writer and illustrator discusses her passion for picture books, stories for young readers and Plasticine
Barbara Reid visits Black Walnut P.S. in Markham, Ont. and shares her creative process with the young students.

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