Search Results: "Clement C. Moore"


BOOK REVIEW

THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS by Clement C. Moore
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2006

"An introduction by the illustrator offers some insights into his intriguing family history. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Christmas Eve in a snowy New England village of yesteryear is the setting for this version of the holiday poem, illustrated by Moses in a folk-art style similar to that of his great-grandmother, the beloved artist known as Grandma Moses. Read full book review >

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THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS by Clement C. Moore
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"Engelbreit fans will find this a delectable holiday treat. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Engelbreit (Over the River and through the Woods,1994) has legions of devoted adult fans who will adore sharing this oversized, traditional treatment of the beloved Christmas poem. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS by Clement C. Moore
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1995

"A traditional but beautifully executed treatment of an old favorite. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Moore's familiar 1822 poem in a handsome large format. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS by Clement C. Moore
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

"The entire book is exquisitely designed, from the vibrant hand-cut letters on the cover to the final spread with the amazed family watching Santa's sleigh in silhouette against a full golden moon. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Isadora continues her series of traditional tales recast in African settings with this novel interpretation of the classic poem. Read full book review >

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THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS by Clement C. Moore
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 19, 2017

"Illustrated versions of the famous poem abound, but this rendition stands out for its large size, thoughtful design, and dramatic, atmospheric illustrations. (Picture book. 3-7)"
The classic poem about Santa's appearance on Christmas Eve is presented in a large format with a contemporary setting and a jolly Santa sporting red, high-top sneakers. Read full book review >

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THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS by Clement C. Moore
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 6, 2015

"Most children will be better served by one of the more traditional versions of the holiday poem, as there are many superbly illustrated editions and amusing parodies to suit any taste. (Picture book. 4-8)"
The familiar Christmas poem is creatively illustrated with photographs of scenes composed almost entirely of Lego building bricks. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS by Clement C. Moore
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 29, 2015

"The warm Christmas glow traditionally associated with this classic poem is completely missing in this unusual but ultimately unsuccessful interpretation. (Picture book. 3-7)"
The old-fashioned phrases of the classic Christmas poem are juxtaposed with edgy, contemporary illustrations. Read full book review >

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THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS by Clement C. Moore
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2014

"The lively mischief will carry children past the narrative inconsistencies in this fun-filled romp. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Reid turns her Plasticine talents to an interpretation of the classic poem. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

C by Tom McCarthy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"Flawed but fascinating."
An ambitious, epochal second novel from the author of Remainder (2007). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS by Clement C. Moore
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

"This note concludes with the questionable statement that 'almost all the children in the world have read this poem.' (Picture book. 3-6)"
Those who seek a large-format, traditional interpretation of this Christmas classic will enjoy this pleasant though not exceptional effort. Read full book review >