Synopses & Reviews
Running Press is proud to be the publisher of the best-selling edition among all the available versions of Clement C. Moores classic Christmas Eve poem. With appearances at the top of the New York Times bestseller list over the past ten years, illustrator Christian Birminghams stunning interpretation of this holiday favorite has been clearly embraced by the market. Now, for the second year in row, we are thrilled to have Birminghams gorgeous illustrations available in a board book edition. These two unbelievably priced treasures have become as much a tradition for booksellers as the classic tale itself.
After ten years in print and more than one million copies sold, this bestselling holiday classic returns in a special anniversary edition. Birmingham's original, full-color artwork, which includes an extraordinary panorama of Santa Claus and his flying reindeer, is exciting and evocative.
After ten years in print and more than 1 million copies sold, our bestselling holiday classic returns in this special anniversary edition. Clement C. Moore's American holiday poem comes to life in a splendid volume that's rich with old-fashioned charm. Christian Birmingham's original, full-color artwork, which includes an extraordinary panorama of Santa Claus and his flying reindeer, and charcoal pencil drawings are exciting and evocative. The large-format size is perfect for reading aloud on Christmas Eve.
The best-selling edition of The Night Before Christmas for over a decade!
About the Author
Christian Birmingham, sometimes referred to as “Christmas” Birmingham thanks to the worldwide popularity of his holiday-themed picture books, is an English illustrator who has been short-listed for the Kate Greenaway Award for distinguished illustration in a children’s book. He has illustrated A Christmas Carol, A Christmas Treasury, The Classic Tales of Hans Christian Anderson, and many other well-received books for young readers.