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Thursday, November 17, 2011

The Night Before Christmas - Playbook

Another great find of mine for all of you interested in these cute paper doll/ house sets. This one is especially cute and it is designed around that most wonderful time of year, Christmas! This is another paper doll set that would be really cute put together and displayed on a shelf with some faux snow and mini lights. Very nostalgic! If you missed out on this as a kid, now is your chance to recreate those memories. Have a look at the pictures below.

Here are a few details.

The Night Before Christmas Playbook - To push out and put together, 1960, Whitman Publishing Co.

This is an original book and has never been put together, it is in remarkable condition. The book is approximately 13 3/4" x 10".  It consists of the house, Mama & Papa, the kids, the family pets, a Christmas tree, toys, dolls, furniture, and of course Santa and his sleigh and reindeer! There are more pieces to make the house complete such as a fire for the fireplace and the proverbial Christmas mouse. Everything is here to complete the famous poem!

Update: This item has been sold to a lovely customer. Thank you for visiting today!


  1. What a wonderful find! Congratulations ~Alicia♥

  2. wow, I would hate to punch it apart. but it's very cute.
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  3. Such a lovely book - just my kind of thing! Well done on finding it.
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  4. This looks so like the sets I played with and loved when I was a child! Its hard to believe that someone could have kept this for so long and not been tempted to make it. I agree that if it is bought now it should be copied - I would then be inclined to use the copy and leave the original intact!

  5. Where can I purchase one?

  6. Originals of this are extremely rare. I only found this one at an estate sale.

    I believe there is a company that does reproductions that are somewhat smaller in size than the original. The name of the company is Paper Goodies.


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