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The Night Before Christmas

The Night Before Christmas

by James Marshall, Clement Clarke Moore Illustrated by Jan Brett, John Steven Gurney, Mary Engelbreit

A new generation of readers will find Jan’s visual interpretation of this favorite poem, set in a snowy New England village, both familiar, as St. Nick visits a Victorian family, and surprising, with Jan’s addition of two stowaway elves from the North Pole.

Brett's New York Times-bestselling edition of Moore's classic Christmas poem celebrates its 10th anniversary, with a special note from Brett and an exquisitely redesigned jacket with red foil trim, making this a delectable holiday treat for a new generation of readers. Full color.

"Another holiday keepsake from a master." — Publishers Weekly, starred review

“This eye-filling volume offers a wealth of detail, perfect for sharing in the days counting down to Christmas.” — Kirkus Reviews

Ages
6, 7, 5
Interest Level
Grades PreK - 3
Grade Level Equivalent
3.5
DRA
30
Guided Reading
N
Publisher
Putnam Publishing Group
Book Type
Read-Aloud Book
Number of Pages
32
Genre
Classics, Poetry and Rhymes

About the Authors and Illustrators

James Marshall James Marshall
Clement Clarke Moore Clement Clarke Moore is the credited author of A Visit from St. Nicholas (more commonly known today as Twas the Night Before Christmas).
Jan Brett Jan Brett lives in a seacoast town in Massachusetts with her husband, who is a member of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and Buffy, her pet hedgehog.
John Steven Gurney John Steven Gurney
Mary Engelbreit

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