A Creature Was Stirring by Clement Clarke MooreA Creature Was Stirring by Clement Clarke Moore

A Creature Was Stirring

byClement Clarke Moore, Carter GoodrichIllustratorCarter Goodrich

Picture Books | October 3, 2006

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'Twas the night before Christmas, and in this great house the creature who stirred was a boy, not a mouse.

And while upstairs his parents were dreaming and snoring, with Santa so close, sleep seemed pretty boring.

Esteemed New Yorker cover artist Carter Goodrich retells the story of 'Twas the night before Christmas from the child's point of view.

With Clement Clarke Moore's classic poem one one side of every page, and a child's comedic rhyming on the other, this magical book about seeing and dreaming of Santa Claus will inspire readers of all ages to believe.

Against a luminous backdrop of midnight and silver, memories of Christmases past and present converge in a modern classic born in the tradition of The Polar Express.
Poet and Educator Clement Moore was born on July 15, 1770 in New York City, and was later educated at Columbia College. Moore was a biblical scholar and professor at the Episcopal General Theological Seminary. Moore is best known for his poem "A Visit from St. Nicholas", better known in more modern times as "Twas the Night Before Chris...
Title:A Creature Was StirringFormat:Picture BooksProduct dimensions:40 pages, 11.25 × 9.5 × 0.3 inShipping dimensions:11.25 × 9.5 × 0.3 inPublished:October 3, 2006Publisher:Simon & Schuster Books for Young ReadersLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0689863993

ISBN - 13:9780689863998

Appropriate for ages: 4