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The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

Robinson, Barbara

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ISBN 10: 0060250437 / ISBN 13: 9780060250430
Published by HarperCollins, 1972
Used Condition: As New Hard Cover
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90 pages. Very clean. Jacket protected in acid free clear plastic cover. Called one of America's favorite Christmas stories, and now a classic television movie. It is the story of a family of incorrigible children who discover the Christmas story for the first time and help everyone else rediscover its true meaning. Jacket art 1988 by Michael Deas. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 002185

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The don't miss, laugh-out-loud Christmas favorite!

The Herdmans are the worst kids in the history of the world. They lie, steal, smoke cigars, swear, and hit little kids. So no one is prepared when this outlaw family invades church one Sunday and decides to take over the annual Christmas pageant.

None of the Herdmans has ever heard the Christmas story before. Their interpretation of the tale?the Wise Men are a bunch of dirty spies and Herod needs a good beating--has a lot of people up in arms. But it will make this year's pageant the most unusual anyone has seen and, just possibly, the best one ever.

As a reviewer commented: "In the end, this is not just a funny book, but a powerful story of redemption. Through most of the book, I can't stop laughing, but by the end I am always reading through tears, even after having read it eleven times." Anita Silvey, in her guidebook Children's Books and Their Creators, agreed: "The book is great fun and continues to be enjoyed by readers each holiday season."

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Called one of America's favorite Christmas stories, and now a classic television movie, The Best Christmas Pageant Ever has been a favorite of young readers the world over since 1972. Funny, memorable, and outrageous, it is the story of a family of incorrigible children who discover the Christmas story for the first time and help everyone else rediscover its true meaning.

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Bibliographic Details

Title: The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

Publisher: HarperCollins

Publication Date: 1972

Binding: Hard Cover

Illustrator: Brown, Judith Gwyn

Book Condition: As New

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

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