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A Visit from St. Nicholas (Twas the Night before Christmas)

A Visit from St. Nicholas (Twas the Night before Christmas)

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by Clement Clarke Moore
     
 

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A Visit from St. Nicholas 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, and the tradition that he brings toys to children. Prior to the poem, American ideas about St. Nicholas and other

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A Visit from St. Nicholas 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, and the tradition that he brings toys to children. Prior to the poem, American ideas about St. Nicholas and other Christmastide visitors varied considerably. The poem has influenced ideas about St. Nicholas and Santa Claus beyond the United States to the rest of the English-speaking world and beyond.

Includes a biography of the Author

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940013525061
Publisher:
DB Publishing House
Publication date:
11/23/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
196 KB
Age Range:
6 - 8 Years

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