Twas the Night Before Christmas [NOOK Book]

Overview

"Twas the Night Before Christmas" is a poem first published anonymously in 1823 and generally attributed to Clement Clarke Moore, although the claim has also been made that it was written by Henry Livingston, Jr.

The poem, which has been called "arguably the best-known verses ever written by an American", is largely responsible for the conception of Santa Claus from the mid-nineteenth century to today, including his physical appearance, the night of his visit, his mode of transportation, the number and names of ...
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Twas the Night Before Christmas

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Overview

"Twas the Night Before Christmas" is a poem first published anonymously in 1823 and generally attributed to Clement Clarke Moore, although the claim has also been made that it was written by Henry Livingston, Jr.

The poem, which has been called "arguably the best-known verses ever written by an American", is largely responsible for the conception of Santa Claus from the mid-nineteenth century to today, including his physical appearance, the night of his visit, his mode of transportation, the number and names of his reindeer, as well as the tradition that he brings toys to children.

On Christmas Eve night, while his wife and children sleep, a man awakens to noises outside his house. Looking out the window, he sees St. Nicholas in a sleigh pulled by eight reindeer. After flying on to the roof, the saint enters the house through the chimney, carrying a sack of toys with him. The man watches Nicholas filling the children's stockings hanging by the fire, and laughs to himself. They share a conspiratorial moment before the saint bounds up the chimney again. As he flies away, Nicholas wishes everyone a happy Christmas.

This amazingly animated book includes nine gorgeously illustrated pages.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940012343239
  • Publisher: XiMAD, Inc.
  • Publication date: 3/25/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,020,655
  • Age range: 3 - 5 Years
  • File size: 6 MB

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 24, 2011

    ace

    Luvvly-jubbly!

    5 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 25, 2011

    beautiful

    teh apie is a mysteric one!

    4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 24, 2011

    some kind of mystery

    lovely one!adore it greatly!

    4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 26, 2011

    )))))

    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.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 27, 2011

    cute and lovely

    you know, consider it the best one of Christmas apps!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 10, 2011

    8 tinny reindeer?

    Come on, how about a proof-read?

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