Cuento de Nochebuena

Una Visita de San Nicolas

By Clement Clarke Moore; Charles Santore (Illustrator)
(Applesauce Press, Board Books, 9781604334517, 24pp.)

Publication Date: October 22, 2013

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Description

This beautiful board book edition of the #1 New York Times best-selling Night Before Christmas is now translated into Spanish, making the ultimate addition to any Spanish-speaking family’s home library for Christmas time reading.

Full-color, original artwork by award-winning illustrator Charles Santore is faithfully reproduced on sturdy board stock that will withstand rereading and repeated handling without tearing or fraying. Magnificent spreads capture the sights and sounds of Christmas, and reinforce the spirit and cheer of jolly ole’ St. Nicholas. Reading this most-loved poem is a classic family tradition and adds a magical component to every child’s Christmas!




About the Author
Clement Clarke Moore (July 15, 1779 - July 10, 1863) was a writer and professor and is credited with writing "A Visit from St. Nicholas" for his children. Originally published anonymously on December 23rd, 1823, the poem that would come to be known as "'Twas the Night Before Christmas," was responsible for the creation of the Santa Claus myth as it is known in the United States and much ofthe English-speaking world.



Charles Santore is a renowned illustrator and his many awards include the Society of Illustrators Award of Excellence, the Alumni Award of the Philadelphia College of Art, and the Hamilton King Award. Charles Santore's illustrations are part of the permanent collections of the Brandywine River Museum, Chadds Ford, PA; The Free Library of Philadelphia; New York City's Museum of Modern Art; The United States Department of the Interior and many private collections.
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