Biography for Night Before Christmas


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Clement C. Moore, who taught Biblical history in New York City, wrote this Christmas favorite in 1822 for his own children. He later published it as A VISIT FROM ST. NICHOLAS.



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Clement C. Moore was born in the Chelsea section of New York City in 1779 and wrote his famous poem for children there in 1822.

Anita Lobel has illustrated more than 40 books for children, including the Caldecott Honor BookOn Market Street.

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