The mouse before Christmas

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
Dutton Children's Books,
Pub. Date:
1997.
Edition:
1st ed.
Language:
English
Description
Mouse has only one wish this Christmas Eve to catch a glimpse of Santa Claus. But when "From out of the fireplace--bang,crash,and tumble,/Popped merry old Nick in a heap and a jumble," can Mouse be content just to peek? Soon, with "a swoosh and a swish" he is bundled deep into the darkness of Santa's bag. When he finally frees himself, Mouse is awed to find he is "high above Earth in the winter night sky,/Streaking past stars in a sleigh that could fly." Thus begins a wondrous journey that Mouse will never forget--and that will satisfy every child's Christmas Eve wish.This charming fantasy, written in pleasing verse by award-winning author-illustrator Michael Garland and illuminated by his lustrous, nighttime art, evokes the magic of being carried aloft in the wintry night sky, circling the Earth in the thrilling embrace of Santa's swift sleigh. Racing over bridges and castles, traversing cities and countries, flying above lakes and rivers, readers arecarried along with Mouse on a whirlwind tour of the world's monuments and sights as Santa delivers gifts to children everywhere. And of course, by the end, there's a gift for Mouse as well a teeny tiny hat, just like you-know-who's.
Also in This Series
More Like This
More Details
ISBN:
9780525455783
Reading Level:
LG
Level 3.6, 0.5 Points
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID 5a2f60ff-fb76-fd51-30c6-e301b6168f9a
Grouping Title mouse before christmas
Grouping Author garland michael
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-09-17 23:23:50PM
Last Indexed 2018-09-21 01:41:14AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level LG
accelerated_reader_point_value 0.5
accelerated_reader_reading_level 3.6
author Garland, Michael, 1952-
author_display Garland, Michael
available_at_catalog Bellevue, Bellevue Kids, Donelson, Edmondson Pike, Edmondson Pike Kids, Goodlettsville, Green Hills, Green Hills Kids, Hadley Park, Hermitage, Hermitage Kids, Looby, Main Kids, Main Library, Old Hickory, Pruitt, Richland Park
collection_catalog Easy, Holiday
detailed_location_catalog Bellevue - Kids Holiday, Donelson - Kids Easy, Edmondson Pike - Kids Easy, Goodlettsville - Kids Easy, Goodlettsville - Kids Holiday, Green Hills - Kids Holiday, Hadley Park - Kids Easy, Hermitage - Kids Easy, Looby - Kids Easy, Main Library - Kids Easy, Old Hickory - Kids Holiday, Pruitt - Kids Easy, Richland Park - Kids Easy
display_description On Christmas Eve, a little mouse decides to stay awake to see Santa and ends up taking a wild ride in Santa's sleigh before being returned home safe and sound.
format_catalog Book
format_category_catalog Books
id 5a2f60ff-fb76-fd51-30c6-e301b6168f9a
isbn 9780525455783
item_details ils:CARL0000097284|35192017547583|Old Hickory - Kids Holiday|E Garland|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||OH||, ils:CARL0000097284|35192017547625|Pruitt - Kids Easy|E Garland|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||PR||, ils:CARL0000097284|35192017547674|Main Library - Kids Easy|E Garland|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||MN||, ils:CARL0000097284|35192017547740|Richland Park - Kids Easy|E Garland|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||RP||, ils:CARL0000097284|35192017547815|Goodlettsville - Kids Holiday|E Garland|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||GO||, ils:CARL0000097284|35192017547856|Green Hills - Kids Holiday|E Garland|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||GH||, ils:CARL0000097284|35192017547898|Hadley Park - Kids Easy|E Garland|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||HP||, ils:CARL0000097284|35192017548136|Goodlettsville - Kids Easy|E Garland|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||GO||, ils:CARL0000097284|35192017597521|Looby - Kids Easy|E Garland|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||LO||, ils:CARL0000097284|35192020746305|Donelson - Kids Easy|E Garland|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||DO||, ils:CARL0000097284|35192029890799|Hermitage - Kids Easy|E Garland|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||HM||, ils:CARL0000097284|35192029890807|Green Hills - Kids Holiday|E Garland|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||GH||, ils:CARL0000097284|35192029890815|Edmondson Pike - Kids Easy|E Garland|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||EP||, ils:CARL0000097284|35192047938927|Bellevue - Kids Holiday|E Garland|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||BL||, ils:CARL0000097284|A01105108|Lakeview Elementary - Everyone|E GAR|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||11122||, ils:CARL0000097284|A01310251|Lakeview Elementary - Everyone|E GAR|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||11122||, ils:CARL0000097284|A01505868|Alex Green Elementary - Everyone|E GAR|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||1T375||, ils:CARL0000097284|A01951948|Pennington Elementary - Everyone|E GAR|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||2K640||, ils:CARL0000097284|A02069793|Warner Elementary - Everyone|E GAR|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||2W755||, ils:CARL0000097284|B00192287|Stratton Elementary - Everyone|E GAR|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||2R710||, ils:CARL0000097284|P00642204|Stanford Montessori Elementary - Everyone|E GAR|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||2Q690||
itype_catalog Book
last_indexed 2018-09-21T06:41:14.989Z
lexile_score -1
literary_form Fiction
literary_form_full Fiction
local_callnumber_catalog E Garland
owning_library_catalog Nashville Public Library
owning_location_catalog Bellevue, Bellevue Kids, Donelson, Edmondson Pike, Edmondson Pike Kids, Goodlettsville, Green Hills, Green Hills Kids, Hadley Park, Hermitage, Hermitage Kids, Looby, Main Kids, Main Library, Old Hickory, Pruitt, Richland Park
primary_isbn 9780525455783
publishDate 1997
record_details ils:CARL0000097284|Book|Books|1st ed.|English|Dutton Children's Books,|1997.|1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 26cm.
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_catalog
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
ils:CARL0000097284 35192017548136 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000097284 35192017547898 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000097284 35192047938927 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000097284 35192017547583 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000097284 35192017547674 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000097284 35192029890799 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000097284 35192017597521 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000097284 35192029890815 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000097284 35192017547625 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000097284 35192029890807 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000097284 35192020746305 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000097284 35192017547856 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000097284 35192017547740 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000097284 35192017547815 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
subject_facet Christmas -- Juvenile fiction, Mice -- Juvenile fiction, Santa Claus -- Juvenile fiction, Stories in rhyme
title_display The mouse before Christmas
title_full The mouse before Christmas / Michael Garland
title_short The mouse before Christmas
topic_facet Christmas, Mice, Santa Claus, Stories in rhyme