Night Before Christmas in Paris

Night Before Christmas in Paris

by Betty Lou Phillips, Roblyn Herndon


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A haute stocking stuffer for Paris lovers.

Haute couture and Paris sights capture Mrs. Claus’s imagination—as they would any woman’s! This charming story finds Mrs. Claus fabulously ensconced in Paris, having enjoyed fashion week and been lured for several months’ stay by all the sights, scents, and couture of Paris. In the end, Santa takes a quick tour of the City of Light himself—the Eiffel Tower, Champs-Elysées, the Louvre, Tuileries Gardens, Notre Dame, Montmartre and more—to find the satiated Mrs. Claus and whisk her back home just in time to help the elves with the last-minute packing of toys for children all over the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781423630531
Publisher: Smith, Gibbs Publisher
Publication date: 07/01/2012
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 3.40(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 16 Years

About the Author

Award-winning designer and best-selling author, Betty Lou Phillips is a professional member of the American Society of Interior Designers. With projects from New York to California, her work has been featured in countless magazines, as well as in her numerous home design books on French and Italian style. Interiors by Design—her 13th design book-is the ultimate guide to home décor. Additionally, she has appeared on the Christopher Lowell Show and the Oprah Winfrey Show. She lives in Dallas, Texas.

Betty Lou Phillips is the author of Emily Goes Wild!, an illustrated children's book, and co-author of The Night Before Christmas in Paris. Later this year Gibbs Smith Publisher will release her Night Before Christmas in New York and Night Before Christmas in Texas.

Roblyn Herndon is a freelance writer living in Houston, Texas.

Read an Excerpt

Twas the week before Christmas! All over the world The children were breathless as visions unfurled Of the magical time when their dreams would take flight And the sweet sound of sleigh bells would ring in the night.

But Santa was frantic—he wasn’t elated, For his dear Mrs. Claus could not be located. The lists were not finished;
the maps were a mess, And where to deliver was anyone’s guess.

Santa’s sweet wife was indeed indispensable. To question her value was quite reprehensible. She took care of Santa,
the man she revered. She ironed his red outfit and trimmed his white beard.

But she’d flown off to Paris one day in September For a Fashion Week peek and she’d vowed to remember
To fly back at once after sampling the food, Enhancing her wardrobe, and lifting her mood.

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