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Clement Clarke Moore

Clement Clarke Moore

  • 5 stars across 23 books
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.
1st September 2010

The Night Before Christmas

The much-loved classic Christmas poem is brought beautifully to life in this gorgeous new picture book and CD set, sure ... MoreThe Night Before Christmas

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20th September 2013

The Story of Christmas

A classic retelling of the Nativity full of angels. Illustrated throughout with a mixture of full page art, vignettes, a... MoreThe Story of Christmas

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1st October 2017

Usborne Book and Jigsaw 'Twas the night before Christmas

The much-loved Christmas poem is brought to life in this beautiful 30-piece jigsaw and picture book set, charmingly illu... MoreUsborne Book and Jigsaw 'Twas the night before Christmas

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23rd September 2014

Twas the Night Before Christmas

Everyone knows the famous beginning to this beloved holiday poem: "'Twas the night before Christmas, when all through th... MoreTwas the Night Before Christmas

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