Perigree Publishing Presents

'Twas the Night Before Cubbies

The World Series Dream Comes True

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Re-experience the joy...

...of the Cubs first World Series victory in 108 years

A delightful, historically accurate, story told in Christmas rhyme of a family experiencing the historic and classic 2016 World Series victory by the Chicago Cubs over the Cleveland Indians.

The story is told in real time, game by game and play by play, revealing the hope and joy as well as despair and anxiety Cubs fans everywhere experienced as the action unfolded. It touches on the long suffering history of Cubs fans, the Billy goat curse, and the pure joy of finally winning the World Series after 108 years of futility and frustration.

Colorful illustrations show the action of important plays during the Series along with fun-filled facts about the players and the games themselves. Relive the magic of the first Cub’s World Series victory in 108 years by reading ‘Twas the Night Before Cubbies to friends and family each and every year!

More than just a story. Inside you will also find:

  • Over 30 fun trivia facts about the Chicago Cubs
  • Full statistics about all 7 games
  • 39 full-color hand-drawn illustrations
  • Complete team rosters for both teams
  • Closing poem saluting Chicago Cubs fans and the city of Chicago 

Book Details

Full-color Hardcover. 32 Pages
Size: 6.75in x 9.75in
ISBN: 978-0-578-19593-3
Perigree Publishing © 2017


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A fan of the Cubs, Sam O. Barlow played baseball growing up and loves to write stories, especially ones that inspire. What better thing to write about than the epic 2016 World Series and Cubs first World Series victory in 108 years.

Barlow is also the author of a novel titled Lowcountry Rising.