The Night Before the Night Before Christmas

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The Night Before the Night Before Christmas

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Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101636726

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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Book Summary: It's December 23, and Christmas is just around the corner. But one family is having trouble getting its act together. Once again, Natasha Wing follows the rhythms and meter of Clement Moore's classic Christmas poem, yet gives it her own entirely original twist.


Who Wrote äóìThe Night Before Christmasäó?

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Who Wrote äóìThe Night Before Christmasäó?

Author: MacDonald P. Jackson

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 1476624259

Genre: Literary Criticism

Page: 204

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Book Summary: Published anonymously in 1823, “The Night Before Christmas” has traditionally been attributed to Clement Clarke Moore (1779–1863), who included it in his Poems (1844). But descendants of Henry Livingston (1748–1828) claim that he read it to his children as his own creation long before Moore is alleged to have composed it. This book evaluates the opposing arguments and for the first time uses the author-attribution techniques of modern computational stylistics to settle the long-standing dispute. Both writers left substantial bodies of verse, which have been computer analyzed for distinguishing characteristics. Employing a range of tests and introducing a new one—statistical analysis of phonemes—this study identifies the true author and makes a significant contribution to the growing field of attribution studies.


Rudolph Shines Again

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Rudolph Shines Again

Author: Robert L. May

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1442474998

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 40

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Book Summary: Celebrate the spirit of Christmas with this Classic Board Book edition of Robert L. May’s famous sequel to the holiday classic, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer! Every year at Christmastime, everyone—young and old alike—has one catchy, joy-inspiring song stuck in their heads: “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer!” Fans of the most famous reindeer of all can travel to the North Pole again in this enchanting and uplifting holiday sequel! It’s another dark, snowy Christmas Eve and Santa needs Rudolph to guide his sleigh. But Rudolph’s nose has lost its bright red glow! Certain there’s no way he’ll be of any use to Santa this Christmas, Rudolph runs away. But on his journey, something magical happens. By helping strangers in need, Rudolph rediscovers his inner light and becomes a hero once more!


The Night Before Christmas

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The Night Before Christmas

Author: Nikolai Gogol

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0698170938

Genre: Fiction

Page: 80

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Book Summary: One of five beloved Christmas classics Written in 1831 by the father of Russian literature, this uproarious tale tells of the blacksmith Vakula’s battle with the devil, who has stolen the moon and hidden it in his pocket, allowing him to wreak havoc on the village of Dikanka. Both the devil and Vakula are in love with Oksana, the most beautiful girl in Dikanka. Vakula is determined to win her over; the devil, equally determined, unleashes a snowstorm to thwart Vakula’s efforts. Zany and mischievous, and drawing inspiration from the folk tales of Gogol’s far-flung village in Ukraine, The Night Before Christmas is the basis for many movie and opera adaptations, and is still read aloud to children on Christmas Eve in Ukraine and Russia. Penguin Christmas Classics Give the gift of literature this Christmas. Penguin Christmas Classics honor the power of literature to keep on giving through the ages. The five volumes in the series are not only our most beloved Christmas tales, they also have given us much of what we love about the holiday itself. A Christmas Carol revived in Victorian England such Christmas hallmarks as the Christmas tree, holiday cards, and caroling. The Yuletide yarns of Anthony Trollope popularized throughout the British Empire and around the world the trappings of Christmas in London. The holiday tales of Louisa May Alcott shaped the ideal of an American Christmas. The Night Before Christmas brought forth some of our earliest Christmas traditions as passed down through folk tales. And The Nutcracker inspired the most famous ballet in history, one seen by millions in the twilight of every year. Collect all five Penguin Christmas Classics: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens Christmas at Thompson Hall: And Other Christmas Stories by Anthony Trollope A Merry Christmas: And Other Christmas Stories by Louisa May Alcott The Night Before Christmas by Nikolai Gogol The Nutcracker by E. T. A. Hoffmann


The Night Before Christmas

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The Night Before Christmas

Author: Kelly Hunter

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 1459255364

Genre: Fiction

Page: 224

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Book Summary: In this Christmas prequel novella by USA TODAY Bestselling author Kelly Hunter, meet estranged sweethearts Jess and Boyd… Hardworking and independent Jess Turner has come home from the bustle of Sydney to enjoy a quiet Christmas. But after running into an old school friend, she finds herself talked into attending a lavish Christmas Eve party—and running straight into the only man to ever break her heart. Rebel with a heart Boyd Webber thrives on the adrenaline rush of riding motorbikes for a living, but giving into love has never been a risk worth taking. Until he sees Jess again. Their chemistry is still electric and Boyd can't give up the chance to rekindle what they once had. But if they're going to have a future together, they'll have to find a way to get past old hurts in time for Christmas Day… Don't miss Kelly Hunter's next Harlequin KISS, What the Bride Didn't Know!


What the Dinosaurs Did Last Night

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What the Dinosaurs Did Last Night

Author: Refe Tuma,Susan Tuma

Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0316388327

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 40

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Book Summary: From the creative parents who brought the world the web sensation "Dinovember" comes photographic proof of what toys get up to when the rest of the house is asleep. You might have noticed weird things happening in your house. Unexplainable messes. Food all over the kitchen floor. Who could the culprits be? Dinosaurs! Boasting bright and hilarious photographs, along with a story written from the point of view of an older, wiser sibling, Refe and Susan Tuma's picture book documents a very messy adventure that shows just what the dinosaurs did last night.


’Twas the Night Before Christmas

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’Twas the Night Before Christmas

Author: Juleanne Crighton

Publisher: RW Classics

ISBN: 1946100277

Genre: Religion

Page: 50

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Book Summary: A clear, concise early history of St. Nicholas and Santa Claus, in color, complete with footnotes and bibliography! PLUS the extremely rare 1821 Old Santeclaus with Much Delight poem that first introduced a Santa Claus and a flying reindeer—considered to be the first colored lithographed Christmas book in America (only two known copies of this classic!). Discover the inspiration behind the all-time favorite Christmas poem ’Twas the Night Before Christmas. Inside this remarkable keepsake, you will find: √ History of Saint Nicholas and how his legend came to America √ Transformation of St. Nicholas into our beloved Santa Claus √ Historical images of Santa and his reindeer √ First colored lithograph Christmas book in America √ First illustration of Santa and reindeer √ First Santa illustration in Harper’s magazine √ Thomas Nast Santa illustration many say made Santa who he is today √ Clement Clarke Moore’s handwritten change to reindeer name √ Two additional rare poems: A Paraphrase of the Dutch Hymn to Saint Nicholas and St. Nicholas, Good Holy Man √ Key players who invented today’s Santa including Washington Irving, John Pintard, James K. Paulding, and Clement Clarke Moore, and famous Illustrators Table of Contents: Part I: Early History of Santa and His Reindeer Early History of Santa Claus and Reindeer Introduction Saint Nicholas to America First Mention of Santa Claus Santaclaus, Presents, Stockings (Washington Irving) Santa in Art Form (John Pintard) Sancte Claus Poem Santa in Flying Wagon (Washington Irving) Earliest Visual of Santa in Sleigh with One Flying Reindeer NEW Santa and Eight Reindeer First Time Santa and Eight Reindeer in Newsprint Expanded Version of Santa (James K. Paulding) Dunder and Blixem Reindeer Names Changed First Time Santa and Reindeer Featured in Harper's Part II: Rare, 1821 Children's Friend Introduction to Part II 1821 Old Santeclaus with Much Delight The Steady Friend of Virtuous Youth Through Many Houses He Has Been Where E'er I Found Good Girls or Boys To Some I Gave a Pretty Doll No Drums to Stun Their Mother's Ear But Where I Found the Children Naughty I Left a Long, Black, Birchen Rod ’Twas the Night Series Bibliography List of Illustrations Santa and Reindeer Flying Over Treetops, circa 1872 by Thomas Nast A Visit From St. Nicholas, 1879 by Frederick B. Schell Washington Irving, 1848 by James D. Smillie from F. O. C. Darley St. Nicholas Broadside Engraving, 1810 by Alexander Anderson Santa and Reindeer, circa 1830 by Bryon King Clement Clarke Moore’s Handwritten Changes to Poem, 1844 A Visit from Saint Nicholas, 1857 by Felix Octavius Carr Darley Various Santa Poses, 1857 (artist unknown) Santa Claus, Merry Christmas, 1884 by Thomas Nast Merry Old Santa Claus, 1881 by Thomas Nast Cover of The Children’s Friend, 1823 Santa and One Reindeer, 1823 by Arthur J. Stansbury Santeclaus, 1823 by Arthur J. Stansbury Santa and Stockings, 1823 by Arthur J. Stansbury Excited Children, 1823 by Arthur J. Stansbury Mischievous Children, 1823 by Arthur J. Stansbury Family, Reading Book, 1823 by Arthur J. Stansbury Children Being Naughty, 1823 by Arthur J. Stansbury Stockings With Switches, 1823 by Arthur J. Stansbury Add this classic keepsake to your library now!


The Night Before Christmas in Wonderland

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The Night Before Christmas in Wonderland

Author: Carys Bexington

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 1529049644

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Page: N.A

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Book Summary: Twas the night before Christmas, with a wonderful twist! Lewis Carroll's classic Wonderland returns but this time instead of Alice, it's Santa's turn for an adventure down the rabbit hole. Join the Cheshire-Cat, the Mad Hatter, and the reindeer for a tea party with lots of festive fun! The Queen of Hearts hates Christmas – she's banned tinsel, mince pies and even good cheer – because when she was a little princess, the White Rabbit was late delivering her letter to Father Christmas and she didn't receive a present. But one snowy Christmas Eve, Santa finally receives her letter and races to deliver her gift! Will Santa and his reindeer be able to put the Merry back into Christmas in Wonderland? From the original publisher of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, written by debut author Carys Bexington and illustrated by star artist Kate Hindley, The Night Before Christmas in Wonderland is a fun mash-up of two classics, showing the true meaning of Christmas is to be kind.


The Christmas Story

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The Christmas Story

Author: Jane Werner Watson

Publisher: Golden Books

ISBN: 0385374771

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 24

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Book Summary: Share the true meaning of Christmas with your children this holiday season. This simple but poetic text brings to life the story of Jesus' birth in a stable in Bethlehem. First published in 1952, this Little Golden Book adaption of the Christmas story was illustrated by beloved artist Eloise Wilkin. This classic picture book retelling of the Christmas story is a perfect gift for the holidays.


The Night Before Christmas in Arizona

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The Night Before Christmas in Arizona

Author: Sue Carabine

Publisher: Gibbs Smith

ISBN: 9781586851699

Genre: Fiction

Page: 60

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Book Summary: Santa delivers presents and good cheer throughout Arizona.


The Night Before the Night Before Christmas

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The Night Before the Night Before Christmas

Author: Natasha Wing

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101636726

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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Book Summary: It's December 23, and Christmas is just around the corner. But one family is having trouble getting its act together. Once again, Natasha Wing follows the rhythms and meter of Clement Moore's classic Christmas poem, yet gives it her own entirely original twist.


Who Wrote äóìThe Night Before Christmasäó?

Who Wrote äóìThe Night Before Christmasäó? Pdf

Who Wrote äóìThe Night Before Christmasäó?

Author: MacDonald P. Jackson

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 1476624259

Genre: Literary Criticism

Page: 204

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Book Summary: Published anonymously in 1823, “The Night Before Christmas” has traditionally been attributed to Clement Clarke Moore (1779–1863), who included it in his Poems (1844). But descendants of Henry Livingston (1748–1828) claim that he read it to his children as his own creation long before Moore is alleged to have composed it. This book evaluates the opposing arguments and for the first time uses the author-attribution techniques of modern computational stylistics to settle the long-standing dispute. Both writers left substantial bodies of verse, which have been computer analyzed for distinguishing characteristics. Employing a range of tests and introducing a new one—statistical analysis of phonemes—this study identifies the true author and makes a significant contribution to the growing field of attribution studies.


The Night Before Christmas and Other Popular Stories For Children

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The Night Before Christmas and Other Popular Stories For Children

Author: Various Authors

Publisher: Library of Alexandria

ISBN: 1465515518

Genre: ,

Page: N.A

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Book Summary: 'Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the house, Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, In the hope that St. Nicholas soon would be there. The children were nestled all snug in their beds, While visions of sugar-plums danced in their heads. And mamma in her kerchief, and I in my cap, Had just settled our brains for a long winter's nap; St. Nicholas


Santa Claus Worldwide

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Santa Claus Worldwide

Author: Tom A. Jerman

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 1476638942

Genre: Social Science

Page: 248

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Book Summary: This is a comprehensive history of the world's midwinter gift-givers, showcasing the extreme diversity in their depictions as well as the many traits and functions these characters share. It tracks the evolution of these figures from the tribal priests who presided over winter solstice celebrations thousands of years before the birth of Christ, to Christian notables like St. Martin and St. Nicholas, to a variety of secular figures who emerged throughout Europe following the Protestant Reformation. Finally, it explains how the popularity of a poem about a "miniature sleigh" and "eight tiny reindeer" helped consolidate the diverse European gift-givers into an enduring tradition in which American children awake early on Christmas morning to see what Santa brought. Although the names, appearance, attire and gift-giving practices of the world's winter solstice gift-givers differ greatly, they are all recognizable as Santa, the personification of the Christmas and Midwinter festivals. Despite efforts to eliminate him by groups as diverse as the Puritans of seventeenth century New England, the Communist Party of the twentieth century Soviet Union and the government of Nazi Germany, Santa has survived and prospered, becoming one of the best known and most beloved figures in the world.


The Night Before Christmas Eve

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The Night Before Christmas Eve

Author: Winnie Jerome

Publisher: Torquere Press, LLC

ISBN: 1610408527

Genre: Fiction

Page: 62

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Book Summary: Dance teacher Sean has always spent December 23rd with his long-time friend and long-time crush, Jack. Sean is looking for that special someone to spend the rest of his life with, but unfortunately, Jack isn't. Will Santa grant Sean's wish to make this “Night Before Christmas Eve” extra-steamy? This story is also included in Santa's Little Kinksters Anthology.


The Night Before Christmas in Nevada

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The Night Before Christmas in Nevada

Author: Sue Carabine

Publisher: Gibbs Smith

ISBN: 9781586851682

Genre: Fiction

Page: 60

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Book Summary: Santa shows Hilary the world's sights by taking her from her desert home to Las Vegas on his flight.


The Night Before Christmas (New Directions Pearls)

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The Night Before Christmas (New Directions Pearls)

Author: Nikolai Gogol

Publisher: New Directions Publishing

ISBN: 0811219690

Genre: Fiction

Page: 80

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Book Summary: Nikolai Gogol's hilarious and macabre tale of a Christmas Eve with a devil and a romantic twist. It is the night before Christmas and devilry is afoot. The devil steals the moon and hides it in his pocket. He is thus free to run amok and inflicts all sorts of wicked mischief upon the village of Dikanka by unleashing a snowstorm. But the one he’d really like to torment is the town blacksmith, Vakula, who creates paintings of the devil being vanquished. Vakula is in love with Oksana, but she will have nothing to do with him. Vakula, however, is determined to win her over, even if it means battling the devil. Taken from Nikolai Gogol’s first successful work, the story collection Evenings on a Farm Near Dikanka, The Night Before Christmas is available here for the first time as a stand-alone novella and is a perfect introduction to the great Russian satirist.


A Hairdresser's Night Before Christmas

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A Hairdresser's Night Before Christmas

Author: ,

Publisher: Gibbs Smith

ISBN: 9781423617839

Genre: ,

Page: N.A

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A Trucker's Night Before Christmas

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A Trucker's Night Before Christmas

Author: Sue Carabine

Publisher: Gibbs Smith

ISBN: 9781423611424

Genre: Fiction

Page: N.A

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Book Summary: As Santa finishes his deliveries in the United States on Christmas Eve, he finds that he has one present that didn't get delivered. He didn't have time to go back to the house, but asked some truckers for help in delivering the gift. Does the gift make it to the right house in time?


Twas the Night before Christmas

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Twas the Night before Christmas

Author: Clement Clarke Moore

Publisher: First Avenue Editions ™

ISBN: 1467787434

Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 38

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Book Summary: It's a quiet Christmas Eve. The snow is fresh and white, the kids are tucked in and dreaming, and even the mice are snug in their homes. But wait—what's that clatter? This classic Christmas poem was first published anonymously in a newspaper 1823, and it later appeared in an anthology of poetry from the American author Clement Clarke Moore in 1844. This unabridged version from a 1912 edition includes color illustrations from American artist Jessie Willcox Smith.