First published in 1823, 'Twas The Night Before Christmas, written by Clement Clarke Moore has delighted children and families for generations. This nostalgic, rhyming poem eloquently describes Santa Claus and how he delivers presents to sleeping children while their father awakes to hear clattering on the lawn. The artful way Mr. Moore describes Santa...His eyes-how they twinkled! His dimples-how merry! His cheeks were like roses, his nose like a cherry!... makes this story come alive to young and old alike. Coupled with traditional art, this story is sure to be a family favorite each and every Christmas.