The Night Before Christmas (Board book)

By A. E. Kennedy, Clement Clarke Moore

Racehorse for Young Readers, 9781631581526, 32pp.

Publication Date: October 31, 2017

List Price: 9.99*
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Description

Many people know that famous opening line: “‘Twas the night before Christmas and all thro’ the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse.” Clement Clarke Moore’s timeless poem "Night Before Christmas," originally titled “A Visit from St. Nicholas,” has passed from generation to generation since it was published nearly two hundred years ago.

Many consider it to be the quintessential Christmas Eve bedtime story. It has been featured in countless film, theater, and musical adaptations, among other mediums, and has been said to be “arguably the best-known verses written by an American.”

Revisit this Christmas Eve classic with your child in a stunning repackaged and redesigned edition, featuring beautiful vintage art by A. E. Kennedy that will charm and captivate readers both young and old just before Santa arrives.


About the Author

Clement Clarke Moore was an American writer and professor born in 1779. He is most known for his famous poem “A Visit from St. Nicholas,” which later came to be known as “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas.” Although there is some speculation on who actually penned the poem, he is the most widely accepted author.
A. E. Kennedy was an American illustrator who lived in New York, creating artwork for numerous children’s books.


Praise For The Night Before Christmas

“Stirring words . . . [a] cherished Christmas classic.” —New York State Library
“One of the oldest and most popular Christmas poems ever.” —Huffington Post

“Stirring words . . . [a] cherished Christmas classic.” —New York State Library
“One of the oldest and most popular Christmas poems ever.” —Huffington Post