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Wednesday, November 25, 2015

The Night Before Christmas by Clement C. Moore Book Review

The Night Before Christmas: A Brick Story Hardcover
by Clement C. Moore (Author), Amanda Brack (Illustrator)

Book Description

Spread the Christmas cheer with this whimsical retelling of Clement C. Moore’s cherished poem, “A Visit from St. Nicholas.” This new edition of the classic features the text of Moore’s original poem, illustrated with beautifully detailed LEGO brick scenes and characters.

See the colorful stockings hung by the chimney in the fanciful brick house, and look on at the visions of dancing brick sugarplums. Turn the pages to reveal Saint Nicholas with his bundle of toys and his eight trusty reindeer, and watch as he magically slides down the chimney to bring presents to the good little girls and boys before shouting, “Now dash away, dash away, dash away all!” This treasured Christmas poem in brick will quickly become the highlight of your holiday storybooks and a great new tradition for the whole family!

About the Author

Clement C. Moore was a professor at the New York City General Theological Seminary of the Protestant Episcopal Church. He is most well known for his poem “A Visit from St. Nicholas,” which helped establish the character of Santa Claus. He died in 1863.

About the Illustrator

Amanda Brack is a freelance illustrator who loves dogs of all shapes and sizes, old horror movies, and homemade smoothies. She spent most of her childhood with her brothers constructing expansive LEGO towns and fighting over the best bricks. She graduated from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts and is currently living near Boston, Massachusetts.

My Review:
The Night Before Christmas by Clement C. Moore is an awesome book for kids! The illustrations are so fun and match the words on the page perfectly. My kids absolutely love that The Night Before Christmas by Clement C. Moore contains LEGO brick scenes. We love LEGOS in our house so anything LEGO is usually a hit but I have to say I love the tie in with Christmas because LEGOS are always on my kid's holiday wish lists. On each page there's a Christmas scene to remind kids of the upcoming holiday season. This is a terrific book to add to your child's holiday reading collection!

You can find The Night Before Christmas by Clement C. Moore on AmazonBarnes and Noble and other bookstores.

Disclosure: I received product(s) for free, in exchange for my honest review. I only recommend products I've used personally, and believe will be good fit for consumers.

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