The Night Before Christmas

The Night Before Christmas

Book - 2009
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Here is a delightful poem that tells the story of the night before Christmas, when Santa Claus arrives with his reindeer and clambers down the chimney to fill the stockings by the hearth. The text and pictures combine to capture the feeling of magic and excitement, and give a real sense ofwarmth and Christmas spirit. Tomie dePaola has set the poem in the 1840s, using his own home in a small New Hampshire village as a model. The borders to the pages are based on designs from New England quilts, giving the book a wonderfully nostalgic feel.
Publisher: London : Oxford University Press, 2009.
ISBN: 9780192728470
Branch Call Number: JP 811.2 Moore
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations
Additional Contributors: DePaola, Tomie 1934-

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mrn12
Dec 06, 2020

Lovely version for kids

ArapahoeTina Jan 02, 2020

This books is a great way to create a Christmas Eve tradition with your family. Entertaining for all ages!

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forever_ice17
Jan 05, 2016

Angela Barrett's edition! Beautiful!

westcoastreader Dec 20, 2013

Barbara Reid's illustrations are amazing!

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