The Twenty-four Days Before Christmas by Madeleine L'Engle & Jill Weber

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Vicky Austin’s family does one special thing each day of December to prepare for Christmas. This year, they’re also preparing for the birth of a new brother or sister, due after the New Year. Vicky is worried that the baby will come early—what kind of Christmas Eve would it be without Mother to help them hang up stockings and sing everyone to sleep with carols? This classic story of an old-fashioned Christmas is accompanied by merry illustrations by Jill Weber.

This special eBook edition includes bonus content not available in the print edition:

· Christmas in New York essay by Madeleine L’Engle

· Reproductions of 7 unique L’Engle family Christmas cards created and illustrated by Madeleine L’Engle· First chapter of the Newbery Award–winning A Wrinkle in Time

 

About Madeleine L'Engle & Jill Weber

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MADELEINE L’ENGLE (1918-2007) wrote more than 45 books for all ages, among them the beloved A Wrinkle in Time, awarded the Newbery Medal; A Ring of Endless Light, a Newbery Honor Book; A Swiftly Tilting Planet, winner of the American Book Award, and the Austin family series. L’Engle was named the 1998 recipient of the Margaret A. Edwards award, honoring her lifetime contribution in writing for teens.
 
Published November 4, 2011 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR). 56 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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This short novella about a family's old-fashioned preparations for Christmas is actually a chapter from one of the novels in L'Engle's Austin Family Chronicles series.

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This year, they're also preparing for the birth of a new brother or sister, due after the New Year.

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