The glorious publication of Clement C Moore's timeless verse sees it brought to new life by the beautiful illustrations of Christian Birmingham.
Every Christmas Eve brings with it hushed anticipation and wonder.
Here is the story of this magical night, when children around the world await the arrival of the gifts that symbolise all the warmth and love of Christmas.
Clement C. Moore (1779-1863), an American scholar and poet, wrote a poem for his children in 1822 called A Visit From St. Nicholas, which would later become known as The Night Before Christmas. A friend submitted it to a local newspaper, The Troy Sentinel, where it was published on December 23, 1823. Moore's delightful verse detailing a visit from of Santa C...More about Clement C. Moore
Christian Birmingham, sometimes referred to as Christmas" Birmingham thanks to the worldwide popularity of his holiday-themed picture books, is an English illustrator who has been short-listed for the Kate Greenaway Award for distinguished illustration in a children's book. He has illustrated A Christmas Carol, A Christmas Treasury, The Classic Tales of Hans...More about Christian Birmingham