The family classic, ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas, is brought to life by the endearing art of David A Cutting. Designed for little hands, this sturdy board book is a perfect introduction for young children to the magic of Good Old St. Nick. From the beautiful tree adorned with candy canes, sugar plum fairies and gingerbread men, to the curious puppy peeking in Santa’s sack, children will discover a multitude of Christmas traditions in the art as they hear the famous Christmas poem.
Clement C. Moore was born in 1779 in New York City and went on to become a philanthropist and professor of theology and ancient languages. He was the father of nine children, for whom he often wrote poetry such as the holiday favorite The Night Before Christmas. He passed away in 1863.
David A Cutting attended School of Visual Arts and studied film, animation, and illustration. He started his career as an animator, designer, and storyboard artist for a number of companies. During his studio experiences, he became a senior animator on Nickelodeon’s Blues Clues and animated a number of books for the series. David's book illustration credits have grown significantly over the years and he has even collaborated on several projects with his wife, Carol. David and his wife currently reside in Virginia.