An excellent gift that will bring joy to any child, this classic poem by Clement C. Moore is now in an interesting new packaging. Designed to be mailed to the recipient, all you have to do is sign and address the book to a loved one, seal it with the enclosed sticker, and stamp it with three first-class stamps. Now the next generation can learn this tale, whether they are near or far!
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 32 Vendor: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publication Date: 2011
Dimensions: 5.00 X 6.00 (inches) ISBN: 0547566891 ISBN-13: 9780547566894 Availability: In Stock
Clement Moore’s poem was written in 1822 and has been a holiday classic ever since. This edition, with gorgeous illustrations by Jessie Wilcox Smith, was first published in 1912 and is considered by many to be the definitive version of the story. Now, in the Send-A-Story format, this tiny, mailable version complete with addressable flaps and seals is the perfect Christmas treat for loved ones near and far. Why send a card when you can Send-A-Story?
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.