Cheryl Harness's The Night Before Christmas

Cheryl Harness's The Night Before Christmas


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780394826981
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
Publication date: 08/28/1990
Series: Wee Books for Wee Folks Series
Edition description: ABR
Pages: 40
Sales rank: 1,487
Product dimensions: 9.25(w) x 11.13(h) x 0.32(d)
Age Range: 2 - 5 Years

About the Author

Clement C. Moore was born in the Chelsea section of New York City in 1779 and wrote his famous poem for children there in 1822.

Anita Lobel has illustrated more than 40 books for children, including the Caldecott Honor Book On Market Street.

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Cheryl Harness's The Night Before Christmas 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The most beautiful and complete illustrations of any version of this story that I have seen. The story is especially dear to me, as I had memorized the poem before I could read, and my parents thought I was reading it. Truly the best version of this book!!
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Guest More than 1 year ago
The illustrations of this classictale rendered by Ms. Harness arequite charming. This is a truepicture book, in a large-size format,that invites careful and repeatedviewings of the full colorillustrations. For instance, theangel on the Christmas tree changes,moves, when ol' St.Nick arrives. The family cat and dog welcome Santa,and the artist included severalheart-warming ideas in herinterpretation. This is a fun bookfor seeking out detail and young andold alike will be delighted by whatis depicted. Collectors of picturebooks will want to add this one totheir collection. Skillful renderingsand charming ideas sums up the book.Highly recommended.
Guest More than 1 year ago
The pictures in this version of the classic tale establish a Victorian American setting. The scenes are truly beautiful to behold. It is delightful!