'Twas the Night Before Christmas

'Twas the Night Before Christmas

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Overview

Clement Clarke Moore's popular ode to Christmas Eve comes to life through the illustrations of Jon Goodell and Accord Publishing's exclusive AniMotion treatment inside this deluxe edition.

'Twas the Night Before Christmas has never before been presented inside such a lavish, gift-worthy package. The full-color AniMotion windows that appear within the festively trimmed illustrations add movement and depth to this beloved tale.

From a locomotive circling the Christmas tree to the flickering flame of a candle, this distinctive version of 'Twas the Night Before Christmas will not only inspire visions of dancing sugarplums, but the heartfelt hope that St. Nicholas himself will be placing this special gift under the tree.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780740784323
Publisher: Accord Publishing, a division of Andrews McMeel
Publication date: 09/15/2009
Pages: 26
Product dimensions: 8.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range: 3 - 6 Years

About the Author


Clement Clarke Moore (July 15, 1779 - July 10, 1863) was a writer and professor and is credited with writing "A Visit from St. Nicholas" for his children. Originally published anonymously on December 23rd, 1823, the poem that would come to be known as "'Twas the Night Before Christmas," was responsible for the creation of the Santa Claus myth as it is known in the United States and much of the English-speaking world.

Jessie Wilcox Smith (September 6, 1863 - May 3, 1935) was a prolific illustrator of magazines and children's books. She was a frequent contributor to Ladies Home Journal. A student of Howard Pyle, some of her best-known work for children includes Charles Kingsley's The Water Babies.

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