There might not be any more beloved Christmas story than one that features the classic poem Twas the Night Before Christmas by Clement Clarke Moore. Here are 5 fun spins on the classic!
a list of twas the night before christmas books
The Night Before Christmas: The Classic Edition by Clement Moore, illustrated by Charles Santore
If you want the most sumptuous classic looking edition of Twas the Night Before Christmas you can get your hands on? This is the one. The embossed foil cover is the icing on this perfect Christmas cake.
A Creature Was Stirring by Clement Clarke Moore and Carter Goodrich
My in-laws introduced us to this delightful version a few years ago where on the left page you have the classic text of Twas the Night Before Christmas and on the right page, you have a little boy speaking in verse that is NOT tucked snug in his bed. It’s so cute and clever!
The Night Before Christmas by Clement Clarke Moore, illustrated by Holly Hobbie
This is one of those books that manages to feel both classic AND fresh at the same time. Holly Hobbie’s artwork really brings this poem to life in a whole new way!
The Night Before Christmas by Clement Clarke Moore, illustrated by Sara Gianassi
We added this book to our Christmas collection this year – it has the most charming old-fashioned illustrations and the pages are extra-thick (almost like a board book) so it’ll hold up to hundreds of readings.
The Night Before Christmas Pop-up by Clement Clarke Moore, illustrated by Robert Sabuda
This one is a bit risky for little hands because of the intricate pop-ups, but it’s so gorgeous!
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Do you have any favorite the Night Before Christmas books I left off this list? I’d love it if you left them in the comments to make this post even more helpful!
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