The Night Before Christmas (Stetzel Edition)

Overview

Clement C. Moore (1779-1863) wrote the original version of this poem as A Visit From St Nicholas and it was published for the first time in 1823 by a New York newspaper, The Sentinel.

Instead of the usual Victorian-style illustrations, Bernadine Stetzel illustrated the story as in her father's birthplace log home and surrounding area of Seneca Country, Ohio in her remarkable American-primitive style of painting.

The text is hand printed by Mrs....

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Overview

Clement C. Moore (1779-1863) wrote the original version of this poem as A Visit From St Nicholas and it was published for the first time in 1823 by a New York newspaper, The Sentinel.

Instead of the usual Victorian-style illustrations, Bernadine Stetzel illustrated the story as in her father's birthplace log home and surrounding area of Seneca Country, Ohio in her remarkable American-primitive style of painting.

The text is hand printed by Mrs. Stetzel in a lovely readable style which adds personal charm to this story.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781491252147
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Publication date: 8/13/2013
  • Pages: 56
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.15 (d)

Meet the Author

Bernadine Stetzel lives in Ohio and is a professional artist who paints in the style of American primitive. Her detailed, brightly-colored collection of paintings have been exhibited nationally and hung in public and private galleries throughout the United States and Europe. She has been painting since she was twelve years old.

Her other talents include hand-painting 3-dimensional woodcuts, designing and creating handmade quilts and handmade dolls.

This is her third published children's book.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 4, 2013

    "TheNightBeforeChristmas" illustrator Bernadine Stetze

    "TheNightBeforeChristmas" illustrator Bernadine Stetzel is the best. I absolutely loved the cover and her inside drawings are done with detail and love as is her hand printed text. Good work, Mrs. Stetzel.

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