The Night Before Christmas Collectible Edition: The New York Times Bestseller (Hardcover)
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The Night Before Christmas is an enchanting Christmas story that has brought Santa Claus to life for generations. Celebrate the holiday season with this #1 New York Times bestselling edition of the classic poem.
This is the collectible faux-leather edition featuring a foil-stamped cover, ribbon marker, and a four-page foldout, perfect for gifting!
'Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house
Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse
Carry on a family tradition or start one of your own with this new version of the classic Christmas book for children and families. Initially published anonymously as A Visit from Saint Nicholas, and credited as a work by Clement Clark Moore, this timeless tale has been lovingly preserved in this classic edition. Bring the family together for a read-aloud and as children prepare for Santa and his reindeer on Christmas Eve.
This keepsake edition includes:
- A beautifully designed faux-leather edition with foil stamping and a ribbon marker
- A large four-page foldout that helps immerse you in the story
- Lavish illustrations by renowned, New York Times #1 bestselling artist Charles Santore
- The original poem by Clement Clark Moore
- A nod to Dutch references in the poem, specifically the Dutch name "Donder" for one of the reindeer
The Night Before Christmas:
- Is perfect for family read-alouds or gatherings
- Makes a great holiday, Advent, or Christmas gift
- A classic for children ages of all ages or the young at heart
Charles Santore’s works has been widely exhibited in museums and celebrated with recognitions such as the prestigious Hamilton King Award, the Society of Illustrators Award of Excellence, and the Original Art 2000 Gold Medal from the Society of Illustrators. He is best known for his luminous interpretations of classic children’s stories, including The Little Mermaid, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Snow White, and The Wizard of Oz.
About the Author
Clement C. Moore (1770–1863) is an American scholar and poet who is best known for The Night Before Christmas, which was originally published anonymously as “Account of a Visit from St. Nicholas” in The Troy Sentinel on December 23, 1823
Charles Santore renowned illustrations have been widely exhibited in museums and celebrated with recognitions such as the prestigious Hamilton King Award, the Society of Illustrators Award of Excellence, and the Original Art 2000 Gold Medal from the Society of Illustrators. Santore is best known for his luminous interpretations of classic children’s stories such as Snow White, The Night Before Christmas and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s Paul Revere’s Ride, which was named 2004 Children’s Book of the Year for Poetry by the Bank Street College Children’s Book Committee. His illustrations for The Wizard of Oz, which is widely considered to be the quintessential illustrated version, were used as the scenic backdrops for a major television performance of the work.