The Night Baafore Christmas


By Dawn Young

Illustrated by Pablo Pino

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It's Christmas Eve and Bo can't sleep, so he starts counting sheep in this hilarious and fun holiday read-aloud for young children and families.
When Bo starts counting sheep to help him sleep before Santa arrives, the sheep get a mind of their own. They glimpse the Christmas goodies, scatter, and wreak holiday mayhem all over the house. "Sheep 4 gnaws the stockingsleaves holes in the toes; 5 swallows some garland, and ribbon, and bows!" With a house full of sheep and a mess to clean, will Bo get to sleep before Santa comes?
Encourage number recognition in this delightful story of a night before Christmas gone baa-dly wrong.


On Sale
Oct 1, 2019
Page Count
32 pages

Dawn Young

About the Author

Dawn Young is the author of four picture books, including the Night Baafore series with WorthyKids. She has a degree in mechanical engineering and an MBA; she worked for many years for a large aerospace company. Her technical education, background, and experience have inspired her to write STEM stories that teach and entertain. Dawn is an active member of SCBWI and many other children’s writing groups. She lives in Glendale, Arizona.

Kenneth Anderson is an illustrator and character designer based in the UK. He has worked in games development, animation, and character and set design for children’s television shows, in addition to illustration work. He has fond childhood memories of playing games like Monkey Island and Day of the Tentacle, reading Calvin and Hobbes and watching Ninja Turtles and Wallace and Gromit. He channels these early influences into his work, focusing on creating story- and character-driven pieces with a bit of humor and some occasional wackiness to boot. Kenneth lives in Glasgow, UK.

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Pablo Pino

About the Illustrator

Vanessa Howl is a writer living in Philadelphia. Her favorite foods are pizza, eggplants, cucumber tomato salad, and all desserts that include lemon.

Pablo Pino grew up watching cartoons, playing football, and drawing a lot. He’s a self-taught illustrator and has illustrated more than forty books. He lives in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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