The Night Before Christmas: A Classic Illustrated Edition (Classic Illustrated, CLAS)By Clement Moore
- Author: Clement Moore
- Binding: Hardcover
- Publisher: Chronicle Books
- Published: 1998-09-01
Written one Christmas Eve and first published anonymously in 1823, this perennial classic was intended to be a gift from a father to his children. Instead, it has become a gift to the world. This Classic Illustrated Edition features the original text and beautiful reproductions of works by some of the most notable illustrators of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Equally at home on a child's bedside table and a collector's bookshelf, it is a glorious tribute to the most magical night of the year.