Twas the Night Before Christmas by Clement C. Moore

Twas the Night Before Christmas

Written by Clement C. Moore
Illustrated by John Joven
Part of the Picture Books Series

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Beautifully illustrated with the cosy, charming artwork of John Joven, this picture book edition of the much-loved American poem will delight little children in the run-up to Christmas.


Twas the Night Before Christmas by Clement C. Moore

'Twas the Night Before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse...'

The traditional and much-loved Christmas poem by Clement Clarke Moore, illustrated by John Joven.

About the Author

Clement C. Moore

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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24 pages


Clement C. Moore
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Usborne Publishing Ltd

Publication date

1st September 2015




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