Author(s): Clement C. Moore
'Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse ...Highly acclaimed artist Angela Barrett captures all the excitement and anticipation of Christmas Eve with her magical version of this popular festive verse. Her detailed illustrations depict a nostalgic, snow-covered world that sparkles with elegance and flair. A classic book that will become a cherished part of many a family Christmas, and begs to be reread year after year as a much-loved festive tradition. This special mini hardback edition makes the perfect Christmas gift or stocking-filler.
A likable new version, satisfyingly large and splendidly packaged, with images of a nostalgic, snow-covered world as illustrated by Angela Barrett... something for families to share. Sunday Independent This magical, snow-covered version captures all the excitement. The School Run Satisfyingly large and splendidly packaged, with images of a nostalgic, snow-covered world...this is something for families to share Sunday Independent (Dublin) Snuggle up and enjoy the magical re-release of one of the most beautiful Christmas poems ever written Daily Record Every family needs a copy of The Night Before Christmas...the perfect read for a Christmas holidays bedtime Sunday Express
Angela Barrett is a hugely talented and internationally acclaimed figure in illustration. She completed a Masters Degree at the Royal College of Art, where she was taught by Quentin Blake. Her first title, The King, The Cat and The Fiddle, was runner-up in the Mother Goose Award in 1984. Since then, Angela has illustrated numerous titles and won many awards for her work, including the Kate Greenaway Medal in 1993 for Beware, Beware! She lives and works in London.