The Night Before Christmas: A Magical Cut-Paper Edition
|Author:||Clement C. Moore|
PUBLICATION OCTOBER 2014
This elegant cut-paper edition of the celebrated Christmas poem evokes the snowy magic of the season through moonlit silhouettes. With the turn of each page the scenes transform to reveal the fine details and surprises of a festive family home. Open up the house to see the characters within, peer through the doors and windows to catch a glimpse of St Nick's arrival and witness the spectacular pop-up finale. All the excitement and anticipation of Christmas Eve is captured here, making this a book to delight in and to treasure.
Beautifully illustrated in silhouette form by Niroot Puttapipat, this pocket sized paper-cut book has the air of a treasured, traditional classic - and a stunning pop-up finale Little London
Clement C. Moore (1779-1863) is best known as the author of the poem 'Twas the Night Before Christmas. First published anonymously in a New York newspaper in 1923, the poem, then known as A Visit from St. Nicholas, was later credited to Moore. Niroot Puttapipat is a respected fine artist who grew up in Thailand, the grandson of a Lanna princess. He has a lifelong interest in art and literature and is the award-winning illustrator of Jingle Bells (9781406355741), Aladdin (9781406316636) and The Musicians of Bremen (9781844280209). Niroot lives in London, SE17.