The Night Before Christmas (Hardcover)

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A gorgeous reimagining of the beloved Christmas poem, set in Africa

Since Clement Clarke Moore penned this Christmas classic in 1825, it has been beloved by children around the world. Now, Caldecott Honor winner Rachel Isadora sets the poem in Africa, capturing the anticipation and excitement of Christmas in her stunning collages. Children will pore over the enchanting artwork?brimming with special touches like traditional African toys and a Santa who sports dreadlocks?as they chime along with the familiar rhyming text.

About the Author

Cider Mill Press has published many successful holiday season, from the ""Holiday Yule Log"" to the ""Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree"."

RACHEL ISADORA began dancing at the age of eight. She trained at George Balanchine's School of American Ballet and has danced professionally. She has illustrated many books set in the world of dance and theater, including the Caldecott honor, Ben's Trumpet, which was also a Boston Globe-Horn Book honor award winner. She grew up in New York City and lives there now.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780399254086
ISBN-10: 0399254080
Publisher: Putnam Publishing Group
Publication Date: October 1st, 2009
Pages: 32
Language: English