Author(s): Clement C. Moore
Exquisite silhouettes and a spectacular pop-up finale bring this popular Christmas poem magically to life. 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, laser-cut finale. All the excitement and anticipation of Christmas Eve is captured here, making this a book to delight in and to treasure. It boasts exquisite illustrations, die-cut holes that transform the pages throughout and an amazingly intricate laser-cut scene showing St Nicholas and his reindeer in the sky. Stylish jacket design and gold printing make this opulent novelty book the ultimate Christmas gift!
"A wholesome and elegant seasonal offering." - The Times"
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 Aladdin (9781406316636), The Musicians of Bremen (9781844280209) and Dragon's Egg (9781844288779). Niroot lives in London, SE17.