Everyone knows the famous words: "'Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house . . . ." Clement C. Moore's famous poem was originally written in 1822 for his children, and has been a holiday classic ever since. This edition, with gorgeous illustrations by Jessie Willcox Smith, was first published in 1912 and is considered by many to be the definitive version of the story. Recommended for ages 5 and up.
Format: Hardcover Number of Pages: 33 Vendor: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publication Date: 2005 Dimensions: 8.25 X 6.50 (inches)
ISBN: 0618616829 ISBN-13: 9780618616824 Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours. Ages: 5-8
'Twas the Night Before Christmas has been in print for more than eighty years, and this version of the beloved poem with classic illustrations has become as much a part of Christmas as Santa Claus.
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.