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The Night Before Christmas by Clement C. Moore

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This beautiful new edition of a christmas classic, perfect to read aloud to children both young and old, brings together the classic verse with enchanting illustrations by Robert Ingpen that perfectly capture the magic of Christmas for old and young alike. It is a must-have for any family at Christimas time, whether it is placed under the tree for Christmas Eve or given as a pre-Christmas treat.

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The Night Before Christmas by Clement C. Moore

Since it first appeared in 1823 as 'A Visit from St. Nicholas', The Night Before Christmas has been a classic Christmas story, read and enjoyed by children and adults. Stockings are hung on the mantlepiece, sugar plums dance through children's dreams, reindeer clamour on the rooftops and you know in a moment it must be Saint Nick!


Fans will adore sharing this oversized, traditional treatment of the beloved Christmas poem. A delectable holiday treat. -Kirkus Reviews

About the Author

Clement C. Moore

Clement Clarke Moore was born on July 15, 1779 in New York, New York. His father was Benjamin Moore, Episcopal Bishop of New York, Rector of Trinity Church, and President of Columbia College. He was an only child and his early education was conducted at home.
After graduating from Columbia College (now Columbia University) he remained there as Professor of Oriental and Greek literature. He donated land from his family estate for the foundation of the General Theological Seminary, where he was a professor of Biblical learning and compiled a two-volume Hebrew dictionary.

Despite his many scholarly works he is rememberd for his yuletide poem "A Visit from St. Nicholas", which later became famous as "'Twas the Night Before Christmas".

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Publication date

6th October 2011


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