'Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. It's Christmas Eve, and the entire house is sleeping -- except one boy, woken by the clatter of hooves on the roof. As he tiptoes downstairs, who will he find?
About the Author
Clement C. Moore was born in New York City in 1779. A professor and writer, he is best known for this poem, which he wrote for his children in 1822. Originally entitled A Visit from St. Nicholas, the poem soon became better known by its famous first line: ’Twas the Night Before Christmas.