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The Night Before Christmas

The Night Before Christmas( )
Author: Moore, Clement C.
Illustrator: dePaola, Tomie
ISBN:978-0-8234-4351-2
Publication Date:Sep 2019
Publisher:Holiday House, Incorporated
Book Format:Board book
List Price:USD $8.99
Book Description:

Award-winning artist Tomie dePaola brings the beloved holiday poem to life, depicting a New England family in turn of the 19th century America, lovingly tucked up in cozy quilts as Santa arrives. Portraits of ancestors hang by the fire as Santa leaves toy trumpets, dolls, and toy soldiers for the children before taking off over the snow-capped hills with his eight reindeer. The borders on the illustrations are based on designs from New England quilts.

Book Details
Pages:22
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Nonfiction / Poetry / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):4.914 x 6.357 x 0.507 Inches
Book Weight:0.392 Pounds
Author Biography
Moore, Clement C. (Author)
Poet and Educator Clement Moore was born on July 15, 1770 in New York City, and was later educated at Columbia College.

Moore was a biblical scholar and professor at the Episcopal General Theological Seminary.

Moore is best known for his poem "A Visit from St. Nicholas", better known in more modern times as "Twas the Night Before Christmas". In 2013 this same title became a New York Times High Profile Title.

Clement Moore died in Newport, Rhode Island on July 10, 1863.

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