|Format:||Print Book 2013|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy|
In 1822, Clement Clarke Moore created the classic Christmas poem, "The Night Before Christmas," for his daughter. Here, in verse and accompanied by over 50 richly detailed illustrations, is the story of the writing of this classic. It is based on the history of the poem as passed down through the generations of the Moore family and told to the author by Dinghy Sharp, the great-great-granddaughter of Clement Moore. Not only does the story of the beautiful and enduring poem's creation unfold in this tale, but many of the terms and actions of the characters in "The Night Before Christmas" are explained, including why stockings were hung, why windows were
Moore, Clement Clarke,
-- Night before Christmas
-- Juvenile poetry.
|Publisher|| Atglen, Pennsylvania :2013
"The origin of 'The night before Christmas' as recalled to Mark Kimball Moulton by Dinghy Sharp, storyteller and great-great-granddaughter of accepted author, Clement Clarke Moore"--Title page verso.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 27 cm