'Twas the Night Before Christmas (Hardcover)

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By Clement C. Moore, P.J. Lynch (Illustrator)
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The classic Christmas verse in an elegant new gift edition—breathtakingly illustrated by P.J. Lynch.


‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house . . .

P.J. Lynch brings his rich and atmospheric art to the well-loved holiday poem. Children will pore over every cozy detail in these warm, sweeping watercolor illustrations—from snug mice to stockings hung by the chimney with care to toys in the bundle flung over merry St. Nicholas’s back. A glowing interpretation of a favorite read-aloud, this is a keepsake volume to cherish and return to year after year.

About the Author


Clement Clarke Moore (1779–1863) was an American academic and poet who is best known for the poem "A Visit from St. Nicholas,” now more commonly referred to as “ ’Twas the Night Before Christmas.”

P.J. Lynch is the author-illustrator of The Haunted Lake and The Boy Who Fell Off the Mayflower, or John Howland’s Good Fortune. Meticulous research informs all of his illustration work, and his acclaimed picture books include The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey by Susan Wojciechowski, A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, and When Jessie Came Across the Sea by Amy Hest. Among many honors and awards, P.J. Lynch has received the Kate Greenaway Medal twice and the Christopher Medal three times. He lives in Dublin, Ireland.

Praise For…


The poem “A Visit from St. Nicholas” by Clement C. Moore gains a richly illustrated new edition by Lynch. . . for traditionalists seeking a timeless option—particularly to present to first-time readers—Lynch’s dreamy illustrations of the Christmas classic will surely gratify.
—Publishers Weekly

[The] illustrations perfectly match the magical, nostalgic tone of the text.
—Kirkus Reviews


Product Details
ISBN: 9781536222852
ISBN-10: 1536222852
Publisher: Candlewick
Publication Date: November 2nd, 2021
Pages: 32
Language: English

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