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Since 1825 when Clement C. Moore first published his poem The Night Before Christmas, it has been loved by generations of children. Now brought to life as never before with wonderful paper-cut images that come to life on each page. Share this wonderful classic with the next generation of children and watch their eyes fill with wonder as you turn each page.
Delicate cut-paper illustrations let readers peek ahead to the next scene in this elegant edition of a classic poem evoking the anticipation of Christmas Eve.
Clement C. Moore’s "Account of a Visit from St. Nicholas," first published in 1825, spurred a revision of Yuletide traditions with its image of a merry Santa Claus beloved by children around the world. Now a cut-paper edition of the poem, with exquisite illustrations by Niroot Puttapipat, elicits the magic of the season through moonlit silhouettes. With scenes that transform with the turn of each page, revealing the fine details and decorations of a festive family home, this keepsake edition features a final pop-up spread that captures all the excitement of a special night.
Clement C. Moore was born in 1779 in New York City and went on to become a philanthropist and professor of theology and ancient languages. He was the father of nine children, for whom he often wrote poetry.
Niroot Puttapipat grew up in Thailand, the grandchild of a Thai princess. They've had a lifelong interest in art and literature. They now live in London.