The Night Before Christmas: The Anniversary Edition

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After ten years in print and more than 1 million copies sold, our bestselling holiday classic returns in this special anniversary edition-and it's still value priced at $9.98. Clement C. Moore's American holiday poem comes to life in a splendid volume that's rich with old-fashioned charm. Birmingham's original, full-color artwork, which includes an extraordinary panorama of Santa Claus and his flying reindeer, and charcoal pencil drawings are exciting and evocative. The large-format size is perfect for reading aloud on Christmas Eve.

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Whose tiny faces are peeking out from Santa's golden sleigh? Yikes! It's two of Santa's elves who are Christmas Eve stowaways. Beloved illustrator Jan Brett's version of The Night Before Christmas lets these two mischievous elves add their rambunctious spirit to this familiar 1823 rhyming story. Here, Santa and his reindeer land on the snowy roof of a Victorian mansion in New England. While Santa delivers the toys inside, the elves and the reindeer frolic around the lawn, as a pig (earmarked for a girl named Jan) and a few alphabet blocks spill out of sacks into the snow. Santa swiftly reins in the mischief-makers and "away they all flew like the down on a thistle." Brett's richly illustrated borders are lavishly decorated with antique toys, ornaments, and sweet treats, all surrounded with twisting golden ribbons. They also give us a window on the mansion's inhabitants, including the children watching Santa's departure in awe. A sugarplum of a Christmas story, just right for a reading before "a long winter's nap." (Click to see a sample spread. Illustrations ©1998 by Jan Brett. Published by G.P. Putnam's Sons, a division of Penguin Putnam Books for Young Readers.) (Ages 3 to 6) --Marcie Bovetz

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Faithful reproduction of the classic book in this affordable facsimile edition.

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