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Clement C. Moore - Author

Clement Clarke Moore was born on July 15, 1779 in New York, New York. His father was Benjamin Moore, Episcopal Bishop of New York, Rector of Trinity Church, and President of Columbia College. He was an only child and his early education was conducted at home.
After graduating from Columbia College (now Columbia University) he remained there as Professor of Oriental and Greek literature. He donated land from his family estate for the foundation of the General Theological Seminary, where he was a professor of Biblical learning and compiled a two-volume Hebrew dictionary.

Despite his many scholarly works he is rememberd for his yuletide poem "A Visit from St. Nicholas", which later became famous as "'Twas the Night Before Christmas".

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The Night Before Christmas
Clement C. Moore - illustrated by Mark Marshall
Mark Marshall's captivating illustrations places a little boy at the heart of Clement C Moore's classic Christmas poem. The bright and bold picture book is a perfect Christmas gift for young children - and a great way to introduce a...
Lovereading Price: £8.79 - Saving £2.20 (20%) Featured in: 3+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 10/09/2015
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The Night Before Christmas
Clement C. Moore - illustrated by Mark Marshall
Clement C. Moore's poem is as much a part of Christmas as robins, holly and sleigh bells at midnight. Originally written in 1823 it's been a favourite pretty much ever since and this version, with warm, lively illustrations by Mark...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 5+ readers | 3+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 10/09/2015
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The Night Before Christmas
Clement C. Moore - illustrated by Niroot Puttapipat
Exquisite silhouettes and a spectacular pop-up finale bring this popular Christmas poem magically to life. With the turn of each page the scenes transform to reveal the fine details and surprises of a festive family home. Open up the house...
Lovereading Price: £6.39 - Saving £1.60 (20%) Featured in: 3+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 02/10/2014
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The Night Before Christmas
Clement C. Moore - illustrated by Angela Barrett
Now in paperback this highly acclaimed artist Angela Barrett captures all the excitement and anticipation of Christmas Eve with her magical version of this popular festive verse. Her detailed illustrations depict a nostalgic, snow-covered world that sparkles with elegance and...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 5+ readers | 3+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 03/10/2013
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The Night Before Christmas
Clement C. Moore - illustrated by Angela Barrett
Highly acclaimed artist Angela Barrett captures all the excitement and anticipation of Christmas Eve with her magical version of this popular festive verse. Her detailed illustrations depict a nostalgic, snow-covered world that sparkles with elegance and flair. A classic book...
Lovereading Price: £9.59 - Saving £2.40 (20%) Featured in: 7+ readers | 3+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 04/10/2012
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