On a book page, this tab will allow you to add a book to one of your lists.
Please login or register to use this feature.
9781443124713_cover Enlarge Cover
0 of 5
0 ratings
rated!
rated!
list price: $19.99
edition:Hardcover
also available: Hardcover
published: Oct 2013
ISBN:9781443124713

The Night Before Christmas

by Clement Clarke Moore, illustrated by Barbara Reid

reviews: 0
tagged:
add a tag
Please login or register to use this feature.
christmas & advent
0 of 5
0 ratings
rated!
rated!
list price: $19.99
edition:Hardcover
also available: Hardcover
published: Oct 2013
ISBN:9781443124713
Description

 

Barbara Reid's brilliant Plasticine art breathes new life into the classic poem — with a Canadian twist!

'Twas the night before Christmas,When all through the house,Not a creature was stirring,Not even a mouse.

So begins the traditional Christmas poem, beloved by children for generations. Rediscover this holiday favourite as never before, through the clever, touching, and always surprising illustrations of the incomparable Barbara Reid.

Charming Plasticine animals bring a lively Canadian twist to the classic words, and fans will know to look for hidden treasures within each awe-inspiring spread.

Barbara Reid's The Night Before Christmas is sure to become a new Canadian classic, and it is the must-have book for your Canadian Christmas this year, and every year to come.

 

About the Authors

Clement Clarke Moore

"The Night Before Christmas" was written by Clement Clarke Moore in 1823, under the original title "A Visit From St. Nicholas."
Author profile page >

Barbara Reid is one of Canada’s leading illustrators and authors. Her bestselling books include The Subway Mouse, The Party, Effie and Two by Two. She has won numerous awards for her innovative Plasticine illustrations, including a Governor General’s Award for The Party. The Subway Mouse won the Ruth Schwartz Award and was shortlisted for the Governor General’s Award for Illustration. Barbara Reid was the first Canadian illustrator to win the international UNICEF/Jack Keats Award. She lives in Toronto with her husband, photographer Ian Crysler, and their two children. Visit her website at www.barbarareid.ca.

Author profile page >
Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
1 to 18
Grade:
k to 3
Awards
  • Winner, Libris Award - Picture Book of the Year, Retail Council of Canada
Editorial Review

Praise for The Night Before Christmas:

"With her inimitable style, Barbara Reid has created a Christmas treat to be savoured and shared over and over." —The National Reading Campaign

"Reid has the extraordinary gift of beckoning readers into the special environments she creates with her powers of bservation, understanding of personalities and an uncommon sense of humour . . . festive and simply enchanting." —Canadian Children's Book News

"Sharing the mouse family's Christmas in this version of Clement Clarke Moore's tale will become a family read-aloud tradition." —City Parent

"The incredible detail will have young readers aged three to eight fascinated by every page." —The Waterloo Record

Buy this book at:

Buy the e-book:

Related Blog Posts

Reading Lists Featuring “The Night Before Christmas”

Other Titles by Clement Clarke Moore

Other Titles by Barbara Reid

Fox Walked Alone

Fox Walked Alone

illustrated by Barbara Reid
edition:Hardcover
also available: Paperback
tagged :
More Info
Two by Two

Two by Two

edition:Paperback
also available: Book Hardcover
tagged :
More Info
The Subway Mouse

The Subway Mouse

illustrated by Barbara Reid
edition:Hardcover
also available: Paperback
tagged :
More Info
Gifts

Gifts

by Jo Ellen Bogart
illustrated by Barbara Reid
edition:Paperback
also available: Paperback Hardcover
tagged :
More Info

User Activity

X
Contacting facebook
Please wait...