Sunday, November 8, 2015

"The Knights Before Christmas" by Joan Holub

EXCERPT and GIVEAWAY
The Knights Before Christmas
by Joan Holub
  


Joan Holub's The Knights Before Christmas is recommended for children ages 4 to 8. This book blast and giveaway is brought to you by Mother Daughter Book Promotion Services.


More books by this author: Mighty Dads (read my blog post) and Grimmtastic Girls series (read my blog post).

Description
‘Twas December 24th, and three brave knights were just settling in for the night when out on the drawbridge, there arose such a clatter! The knights try everything to get rid of this unknown invader (Santa Claus!), a red and white knight with a fleet of dragons ...
But nothing would stop
their white-whiskered foe.
No matter their efforts,
he just would not go!
This parody of Clement Clarke Moore’s well-known poem ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas is kid-friendly, clever, and just plain silly. Sure to become a holiday classic of a different kind!

Book Video
Catapulting fun with The Knights Before Christmas at Quail Ridge Bookstore. The gingerbread men went really far. So did the marshmallows.


Excerpt

Praise for the Book
"There’s an excellent interplay between the amusing illustrations and the polished text, with lots of clever jokes for readers to discover in the art. These knights know how to keep the castle safe and the readers entertained" ~ Kirkus Reviews
"A royal romp of holiday pratfalls and punnery. Yule love it!" ~ Tom Lichtenheld, bestselling illustrator of Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site
"A royal delight of a book! Sure to become a favorite holiday read-aloud in every household throughout the land!" ~ Judy Schachner, creator of the bestselling Skippyjon Jones
"A great premise … Magoon’s illustrations are vibrant and fun … !" ~ Publishers Weekly
"This rousing, ridiculous medieval Night Before Christmas parody jingles with castle - and holiday wordplay. Cheeky digital illustrations brim with good cheer." ~ Horn Book

About the Author
Joan Holub is the author of 140+ books for children including the acclaimed picture books Little Red Writing, The Knights Before Christmas, and Mighty Dads, a New York Times bestseller. Joan co-authors (with Suzanne Williams) three series: Goddess Girls (ages 8-12, Greek mythology with a middle school twist), Grimmtastic Girls (for ages 8-12, fairy tale adventure with a middle school twist), and Heroes in Training (ages 6-11, Greek mythology adventure chapter books). Watch for her upcoming chapter book, What Was Woodstock?, and her board book, This Little President, both now available for pre-order!

Giveaway
Enter the blast-wide giveaway for a chance to win a $25 Amazon gift card or PayPal cash.

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