"'Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house..." When Clement Moore wrote a Christmas poem for his children about a magical visit from Saint Nicholas, he had no way of knowing that it would become the best-known and best-loved holiday poem of all time. The wonder of his familiar verses is brought to life in this edition by John Steven Gurney, who has illustrated over a hundred books for children.
John Gurney has created the perfect match for a classic poem that has and will continue to delight children and adults for generations.
Clement Clarke Moore
"The Night Before Christmas" was written by Clement Clarke Moore in 1823, under the original title "A Visit From St. Nicholas."