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  School Library Journal Review

K-Gr 2-Two kittens want to stay awake to welcome in the new year, and their parents finally agree that they are old enough to do so. The real problem is, how to keep from falling asleep when their eyes are closing and the clock moves slowly. On the big night, they finally come up with a great idea. They set all of the alarm clocks to ring just in time for midnight. This enjoyable book deals with a subject with which many youngsters can identify. The story shows Harry and Emily playing games, reading books, and bantering about who is snoring at night. The colorful illustrations depict a comfortable house, and observant readers will notice many humorous touches (such as a cat's version of Matisse's The Dance). This is a fun story that beginning readers will enjoy at holiday time or any time it's important to stay up late.-Susan Lissim, Dwight School, New York City (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

  Horn Book Review

A few days before December thirty-first, cat siblings Harry and Emily begin to practice staying up late+without much success. Nevertheless, midnight on New Year's Eve finds them wide awake, though it happens in a way neither one expects. The expressive illustrations, with their sturdy, childlike cat figures, will continue to provide chuckles for readers of this enjoyable series of holiday books. (c) Copyright 2010. The Horn Book, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted. All rights reserved.
Yippee! It's almost New Year's Eve. On the big night Harry and Emily are going to stay up until midnight. But how will they stay awake?
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