The magical, classic poem that Christmas can be without! 'Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house... When Clement Moore wrote a Christmas poem for his children about a magical visit from Saint Nicholas, he had way of kwing that it would become the best-kwn and best-loved holiday poem of all time. The wonder of his familiar verses is brought to life in this edition by John Steven Gurney, who has illustrated over a hundred books for children. John Gurney has created the perfect match for a classic poem that has and will continue to delight children and adults for generations.