One Christmas Night by M. Christina Butler
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Christmas is around the corner and Little Hedgehog is not ready. Mouse helps transform his home into a magic Christmas-y cave, but Little Hedgehog still needs presents for his friends!
Lovely illustrations of Little Hedgehog?s cozy home and an enchanting woodland are enhanced with sparkling glitter on the cover and throughout the book.

 

About M. Christina Butler

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M. Christina Butler was born in Scarborough, North Yorkshire, England in 1934. After studying for four years at Leeds General Infirmary in West Yorkshire, she obtained her state registration as a nurse. Her first book, Can I Stay with You?, was published in 1987. Her other works include Too Many Nests, Stanley in the Dark, Big Bad Rex, One Snowy Night, Snow Friends, and Who's Been Eating My Porridge?
 
Published January 1, 2011 by Scholastic. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books.

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Bedtime stories about animals that sleep in daytime are increasingly numerous, but this one, about a young fox who stays up past its dawn bedtime, stands out sweetly.

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What child can resist a picture book featuring a multitude of sweet baby animals?

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Frequent collaborators Butler and Macnaughton present another Little Hedgehog story, this time about rain and a very special umbrella.

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From his window one night, Hedgehog sees a silver shower of stars sparkling and flashing across the sky.

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The sparkling effect is also used for Little Hedgehog’s Santa hat and Christmas packages on the cover illustration and interwoven into the plot, as Little Hedgehog tries to make his homemade decorations fancier and his house more “Christmas-y.” In several endearing illustrations, Little Hedgehog ...

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The collaborators add a small dose of tension when Hedgehog plods through the snow after dark, searching for gifts for his friends, but it’s quickly diffused when Hedgehog bumps into Fox, who’s carrying presents.

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