Small and sturdy, this beautifully illustrated board book is the perfect way to introduce toddlers and preschoolers to the magic and tradition of Christmas.
Everyone’s favorite Christmas poem, Clement Clarke Moore’s ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas is back, and filled to the brim with all the trappings of the holiday, from dancing sugarplums to flying reindeer. Combining Moore’s enduring verse and Jon Goodell’s beautiful illustrations, this cheerful board book is a Christmas classic for the next generation.
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 of the English-speaking world.
Jessie Wilcox Smith (September 6, 1863 - May 3, 1935) was a prolific illustrator of magazines and children's books. She was a frequent contributor to "Ladies Home Journal. "A student of Howard Pyle, some of her best-known work for children includes Charles Kingsley's "The Water Babies."