The Night Before Christmas by Clement C. MooreThe Night Before Christmas by Clement C. Moore

The Night Before Christmas

byClement C. MooreIllustratorCorinne Malvern

Picture Books | September 13, 2011

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This 1949 Little Golden Book edition of the famous poem, The Night Before Christmas, was a staple in the Golden Book line for many years. Recently found in the Golden Books archives, Corinne Malvern's artwork for this title has been digitized and beautifully reproduced for today's kids!

Clement C. Moore, who taught Biblical history in New York City, wrote this Christmas favorite in 1822 for his own children. He later published it as A VISIT FROM ST. NICHOLAS.Corinne Malvern (1901–1956) was a commercial artist who made her mark in fashion advertising and children’s books. She was an art editor of Ladies’ Home Journal, ...
Title:The Night Before ChristmasFormat:Picture BooksDimensions:24 pages, 8 × 6.63 × 0.2 inPublished:September 13, 2011Publisher:Random House Children's BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0375863591

ISBN - 13:9780375863592


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Special Christmas book Wonderful book to add to my little golden book collection.
Date published: 2017-12-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Tradition! It is our Christmas tradition to read this story every Christmas Eve before dozing off while waiting for Santa to come. I remember reading this story as a child and it just never gets old.
Date published: 2017-03-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from A Christmas tradition I bought this book for my three year old this Christmas. I am looking forward to this being one of our Christmas traditions every year going forward!
Date published: 2017-01-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from beautiful version of the classic! The classic that I grew up with paired with warm and beautiful illustrations. In the centre of the book, the glossy pages fold out to reveal a stunning snowy Christmas scene! The perfect book for the days leading up to Christmas.
Date published: 2016-12-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A true classic The detailed pictures make the story come to life
Date published: 2016-12-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A must open gift for christmas eve. This book is beautifully illustrated and one of the classic stories for Christmas. My daughter and her family did not have a copy of Clement Clarke Moore's wonderful story so it was a perfect gift.
Date published: 2015-01-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful illustrations The traditional story with beautiful illustrations that fill the pages. 
Date published: 2014-01-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from classic 48p 11.25x10.75 with dust jacket. Same picture under dust jacket. Large fold out illustration in the middle. Full spread illustrations with text inlaid.
Date published: 2012-10-13

Editorial Reviews

"Children will enjoy the humorous details. A popular choice."--Booklist.