The Night Before Christmas
Author(s): Clement C. Moore
#1 New York Times bestselling illustrator Loren Long presents a fresh, modern take on the classic Christmas poem about a visit from Santa Claus in this gorgeous new edition. An Indie Bestseller!
Cozy up with the timeless tale that’s been reimagined for the twenty-first century by acclaimed artist Loren Long. Featuring four different homes that reflect the diverse world we live in, Long’s lush landscapes and charming scenes capture the wonder and magic of Christmas.
This gorgeous, modern edition of The Night Before Christmas will delight readers old and new and is a must-have for every family library.
An illustrator’s note is included that gives further context to Long’s approach for retelling this classic.
"A visual treatment of an old poem that’s both nostalgic and fresh. Bring this one ho-ho-home." —Kirkus (starred review)
"A visual treatment of an old poem that’s both nostalgic and fresh...Bring this one ho-ho-home. "
Readers see a diverse quartet of families asleep in their beds on Christmas Eve and view Santa soaring through the sky to deliver presents to each abode. The eclectic architecture, décor, holiday decorations, family configurations, and pet menageries shape a welcoming and inclusive portrait of Christmas Eve peace, wonder, and anticipation.
Long’s inclusive take on Moore’s poem focuses on four different families in four diverse dwellings....Details in the warm and expansive acrylic and colored-pencil illustrations clearly delineate each setting as well as draw viewers in and keep them riveted.