The Night Before Christmas

The Night Before Christmas

by Clement Clarke Moore, Will Moses

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Overview

Like Grandma Moses before him, the beloved Will Moses brings new and joyous life to everyone's favorite Christmas poem in this, his interpretation of The Night Before Christmas. With his sweeping and wintry landscapes and cozy fireside details, Moses sets just the right scenes for this unforgettable Santa delivering his sleigh-full of presents to an anxiously sleeping household.

The Night Before Christmas was a signature book for Grandma Moses. Readers have long waited for her great grandson's warm and original rendition. They will be charmed by this edition of the classic tale, so wonderfully full of holiday spirit and Moses whimsy.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781101655757
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 09/14/2006
Sold by: Penguin Group
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 40
File size: 63 MB
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Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Painting is as much a part of the Moses family tradition as the family homestead in Eagle Bridge, New York. There Will Moses has painted since he was a little boy, learning firsthand from his grandfather, folk artist Forrest Moses, who learned from his mother, Anna Mary Robertson Moses, better known as Grandma Moses. Developing his own folk style, Will has become an internationally beloved artist in his own right, his art displayed in collections throughout the world, including that of the White House.

His first picture book, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, a retelling of Washington Irving's famous tale, was published by Philomel in 1995.

Will Moses' studio is at the Mount Nebo Gallery and Farm in Eagle Bridge, where he lives with his wife, Sharon, and their three children.

Read an Excerpt

'Twas the night before Christmas,
when all through the house,
Not a creature was stirring,
not even a mouse.

The stockings were hung
by the chimney with care,
In hopes that St. Nicholas
soon would be there.

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