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Paperback The Night Before Christmas Book

ISBN: 0448404826

ISBN13: 9780448404820

The Night Before Christmas

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Format: Paperback

Condition: Very Good


10 Available

Book Overview

St. Nick and eight tiny reindeer descend through a brilliant night sky, and so the famous Christmas poem begins. Jan Brett captures the spirit of Clement Moore's classic poem in glorious illustrations. As St. Nick goes to work, he doesn't realize there are two stowaways from the North Pole exploring the sacks of gifts on the roof A unique and beautiful edition, which all the family will cherish for years to come.

Customer Reviews

10 ratings

The Night Before Christmas

The book that I ordered was not in the like new condition that I received. The pages were loose from the binding and two pages were torn.

The night before Christmas is an old favorite

This book was in very bad condition when I received it. The corner was torn off and inside it it said $.50. I will have to throw it away as it is in no condition for my grandson

Classic prose, fresh artwork

I wanted the classic W. Clement Moore prose with 19th Century-style illustrations for my nephew, and got what I wanted. "Mamma," "Pa," Santa and the others are in classic visual style as drawn by contemporary artist John Steven Gurney in this 1989 paperback Scholastic version, but the words have not been altered. A winner all around! From the book: "He had a broad face and a round little belly, That shook when he laughed, like a bowlful of jelly. He was chubby and plump, a right jolly old elf, And I laughed when I saw him, in spite of myself . . ."

Wish I had known..

The book itself was beautiful, but I’m really disappointed that it had been written in. Yes the condition otherwise would’ve been very good, but I would prefer a little wear and tear to being written in. Had I had known that I wouldn’t have purchased it at all.


Great copy of a classic story!

Condition matches description

I received this book for $0.99! It’s a fabulous find for the price. The cover is a bit worn, but everything else is great!

The Night Before Christmas (Tenth Anniversary Edition)

This book arrived was excellent in neat as new. We love this story for perfect christmas season every yearly!

great condition

i rec'd this product and it was in excellent condition. i was very pleased


This is a beautifully illustrated book that my granddaughter will cherish for years to come.

A Must Have for Kids from 1-92!

Thanks to this special story, children across the globe go to sleep every Christmas Eve dreaming magical, wonderous dreams that only kids can dream! Save this book for a special, single reading that takes place just once a year - on the night before Christmas. It will become a holiday memory your little elves will cherish for life!

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