It is Christmas Eve, 1822, and Clement Clarke Moore begins to read his newly penned "A Visit from Saint Nicholas" to his children. Cheryl Harness uses this warm family scene as the starting point for her own poem about how the holiday was celebrated in different parts of the globe at the time. Readers are treated to such sights as trappers camping on the American frontier, pilgrims gathering in Bethlehem to pray, and the burning of yule logs at English manor house parties. This lavishly illustrated original poem takes the reader on a voyage back in time that won't be soon forgotten!
- Publication Date:
- 01 / 11 / 1995