Twas the Night Before Christmas, illustrated [NOOK Book]

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Classic picture book for children. According to Wikipedia: "Clement Clarke Moore (July 15, 1779 - July 10, 1863) was an American professor of Oriental and Greek literature at Columbia College, now Columbia University. He donated land from his family estate for the foundation of the General Theological Seminary, where he was a professor of Biblical learning and compiled a two-volume Hebrew dictionary. He is generally considered to be the author of the yuletide poem "A Visit from St. Nicholas", which later became ...

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Twas the Night Before Christmas, illustrated

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Overview

Classic picture book for children. According to Wikipedia: "Clement Clarke Moore (July 15, 1779 - July 10, 1863) was an American professor of Oriental and Greek literature at Columbia College, now Columbia University. He donated land from his family estate for the foundation of the General Theological Seminary, where he was a professor of Biblical learning and compiled a two-volume Hebrew dictionary. He is generally considered to be the author of the yuletide poem "A Visit from St. Nicholas", which later became famous as "'Twas the Night Before Christmas"... The poem, "arguably the best-known verses ever written by an American",[5] was first published anonymously in the Troy, New York, Sentinel on December 23, 1823, and was reprinted frequently thereafter with no name attached. Moore later acknowledged authorship and the poem was included in an 1844 anthology of his works at the insistence of his children, for whom he wrote it."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781455430055
  • Publisher: B&R Samizdat Express
  • Publication date: 10/15/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 526 KB

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Clement Moore
Clement C. Moore (1779–1863), an American scholar and poet, first wrote The Night Before Christmas in 1822 to entertain his children. A friend submitted it to a local newspaper, The Troy Sentinel, where it was published on December 23, 1823. Moore's delightful description of St. Nicholas and his eight flying reindeer has since become the definitive portrait of Santa Claus.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 19, 2013

    Love it!

    No pictures but such great details that i could actually imahine it!

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