Leonard Weisgard's The Night Before Christmas
  • Leonard Weisgard's The Night Before Christmas
  • Leonard Weisgard's The Night Before Christmas

Leonard Weisgard's The Night Before Christmas

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by Clement C. Moore, Leonard Weisgard
     
 

That jolly late-night visitor and his magical, toy-filled sleigh are back in a beloved holiday classic to thrill new generations of readers and listeners.See more details below

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That jolly late-night visitor and his magical, toy-filled sleigh are back in a beloved holiday classic to thrill new generations of readers and listeners.

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Children's Literature
What is Christmas without a reading of this classic tale of anticipation, wonder and magic? The warmth and love of the holiday season comes to life in this large and magnificently illustrated book, sure to enchant children and parents alike. This volume presents Moore's legendary verse in a special large format designed just for children, a feature sure to please parents of young ones. Each page contains but a few lines, accompanied by a nearly larger-than-life muted yet vibrant illustration. Exquisite shades of blue convey the magic of a snowy evening filled with stars and mystery, while shimmering pictures of Santa's visit capture the season's light, excitement and hope. This book is a treasure, sure to be a valuable member of any family's Christmas collection. Originally (and anonymously) penned in 1822 under the title "A Visit From St. Nicholas," this poem has endured through generations as an imaginative and timeless celebration of Christmas and its joys. 1995, Courage Books, $9.98. Ages All. Reviewer: Catherine Campbell Wright

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760706855
Publisher:
Sandy Creek
Publication date:
09/15/1997
Pages:
26
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 11.60(h) x 0.33(d)
Age Range:
4 - 8 Years

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'Twas the night before Christmas,
when all through the house,
Not a creature was stirring,
not even a mouse.

The stockings were hung
by the chimney with care,
In hopes that St. Nicholas
soon would be there.

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