Sunday, November 4, 2007

The Night Before Christmas

Title:The Night Before Christmas
Author:Clement Clarke Moore
Publisher: Little, Brown & Company
New York
ISBN:0-316-83271-5,$6.99, 1999.
Reviewed for Reader Views Kids 10/07.

Have you ever heard of the hoofs of 8 reindeer on your roof the night before Christmas? What a sight that would be of a jolly old man in a sleigh filled with toys for all the good little girls and boys.

You have probably heard the "Twas the Night Before Christmas" story. Maybe you even heard it while you were cozy in your bed. With watercolor illustrations Clement Clarke Moore's text comes to life in a most beautiful way. All the Christmas joy and wonder come to life through the pages of this book. "The Night Before Christmas" would make a wonderful addition to every family's celebration of the holiday.