A Christmas Treasury

A Christmas Treasury This lovely holiday anthology features seasonal classics from the turn of the twentieth century Recounted in verse the tales feature quaint color illustrations by popular children s artists of the er

This lovely holiday anthology features seasonal classics from the turn of the twentieth century Recounted in verse, the tales feature quaint color illustrations by popular children s artists of the era such as Margaret Evans Price, W F Stecher, Raphael Tuck, and others Heartwarming tales include The Night Before Christmas, Clement C Moore s timeless poem about a visitThis lovely holiday anthology features seasonal classics from the turn of the twentieth century Recounted in verse, the tales feature quaint color illustrations by popular children s artists of the era such as Margaret Evans Price, W F Stecher, Raphael Tuck, and others Heartwarming tales include The Night Before Christmas, Clement C Moore s timeless poem about a visit from St Nicholas Father Christmas, a celebration of plum pudding, Jack Frost, snowmen, and other holiday delights How Santa Filled the Christmas Stockings, in which a little boy discovers the pitfalls of greed A Visit to Santa Claus, the story of Teddy s trip in his glider to Santa s workshop Polar Bear at the Zoo, in which Teddy and his flying machine return to the North Pole with a polar bear and Christmas ABC, charming verse couplets that spell out Yuletide treats.

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A Christmas Treasury

  1. Clement C. Moore Clifton Bingham Carolyn S. Hodgman Helen C. Dods Margaret Evans Price W.F. Stecher Raphael Tuck says:
    Clement Clarke Moore, July 15, 1779 July 10, 1863 , is best known as the credited author of A Visit From St Nicholas commonly known today as Twas the Night Before Christmas.Clement C Moore was famous in his own day as a professor of Oriental and Greek literature at Columbia College now Columbia University and at General Theological Seminary, who compiled a two volume Hebrew dictionary He was the only son of Benjamin Moore, a president of Columbia College and bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of New York, and his wife Charity Clarke Clement Clarke Moore was a graduate of Columbia College 1798 , where he earned both his B.A and his M.A He was made professor of Biblical learning in the General Theological Seminary in New York 1821 , a post that he held until 1850 The ground on which the seminary now stands was his gift 1 From 1840 to 1850, he was a board member of The New York Institution for the Blind at 34th Street and 9th Avenue now The New York Institute for Special Education He compiled a Hebrew and English Lexicon 1809 , and published a collection of poems 1844 Upon his death in 1863 at his summer residence in Newport, Rhode Island, his funeral was held in Trinity Church, Newport, where he had owned a pew Then his body was interred in the cemetery at St Luke s Episcopal Church on Hudson St in New York City On November 29, 1899, his body was reinterred in Trinity Churchyard Cemetery in New York.The Moore house, Chelsea, at the time a country estate, gave its name to the surrounding neighborhood of Chelsea, Manhattan, and Moore s land in the area is noted today by Clement Clark Moore Park, located at 10th Avenue and 22nd Street The playground there opened November 22, 1968, and it was named in memory of Clement Clarke Moore by local law during the following year The 1995 renovations to Clement Clarke Moore Park included a new perimeter fence, modular play equipment, safety surfacing, pavements and transplanted trees This park is a popular playground area for local residents, who gather there the last Sunday of Advent for a reading of Twas the Night Before Christmas 2 Much of the neighborhood was once the property of Maj Thomas Clarke, Clement s maternal grandfather and a retired British veteran of the French and Indian War Clarke named his house for a hospital in London that served war veterans Chelsea was later inherited by Thomas Clarke s daughter, Charity Clarke Moore, and ultimately by grandson Clement and his family Clement Clarke Moore s wife, Catharine Elizabeth Taylor, was of English and Dutch descent being a direct descendant of the Van Cortlandt family, once the major landholders in the lower Hudson Valley of New York.As a girl, Moore s mother, Charity Clarke, wrote letters to her English cousins that are preserved at Columbia University and show her disdain for the policies of the English Monarchy and her growing sense of patriotism in pre revolutionary days.The Moore children have several living descendants among them members of the Ogden family In 1855, one of Clement s daughters, Mary C Moore Ogden painted illuminations to go with her father s celebrated verse A book with her paintings as illustrations is A Visit from St Nicholas Twas the Night Before Christmas Copyright 1995 by International Resourcing Services, Inc 60 Revere Drive, Suite 725, Northbrook, Illinois, 60062.

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  1. I really like the way this was done and the kids really got into the old fashioned pictures Basically, this is a set of popular Christmas stories told mainly through pictures that look like old fashioned postcards The last two stories Polar Bear at the Zoo and Christmas ABC are actual stories, where the other ones have very few words The pictures were beautiful and kept their attention and without a lot of words, it gave them the chance to tell their own stories using the pictures, something tha [...]


  2. A Christmas Treasury by Dover, Clement Clarke Moore, Carolyn S Hodgman A Christmas Treasury by Dover, Clement Clarke Moore, Carolyn S Hodgman is a classic children s fiction book with delightful illustrations I gave it four stars I received a complimentary Kindle copy from Dover Publications and NetGalley That did not change my opinion for this review Link to purchase Christmas Trea


  3. Title A Christmas TreasuryAuthor Dover, Clement Clarke Moore, Carolyn S HodgemanPublisher Dover PublicationsPublished 8 20 2014Pages 96Genre Children s FictionSub Genre Holidays, Celebrations, Antiques, Paper Ephemera,ISBN 9780486781846ASIN B00O4P0NYUReviewed For NetGalley and Dover PublicationsReviewer DelAnneRating 4.5 StarsThe Night Before Christmas, The infamous verse story by Clement Clarke MooreFather Christmas, The symbols of Christmas told of in verseHow Santa Filled the Christmas Stocki [...]


  4. This review originally published in Looking For a Good Book Rated 4.0 of 5Ah, sweet nostalgia This book is a throwback to a simpler and often elegant time.Dover Publications has put together a collection or treasury of stories, poems, and illustrations from the turn of the century Clement Moore s The Night Before Christmas is a perennial classic and would be obvious if it were missing, but the inclusion of lesser known works makes this a gem Our bookstores and bookshelves are over flowing with [...]


  5. I enjoyed the old fashioned pictures and verses, but for the most part I did not like this collection of stories Many of the pictures did not match the text at all For example, in Twas the Night Before Christmas, a picture of children playing by a Christmas Tree with no Santa in sight is used for the verse He was dressed all in fur Don t forget, the children are in bed during this part of the story Another thing I do not like about this collection is there is no continuity of the illustrations f [...]


  6. Return to the days when your great grands were tots 1917 when airplanes looked like souped up Wright Brothers originals and the USA was entering World War I Woodrow Wilson was President and early motor cars were scaring horses out of their harnesses.This is the Christmas anthology your great grands might have been given by one of their aunts I don t mean it s not cool it is very much so, with neat illustrations that tell you just maybe, even with World War I happening it was a sweeter, gentler [...]


  7. This anthology of Christmas stories was nicely done with gorgeous illustrations that looked antique in a beautiful way My daughter was enthralled by the pictures, and easily recognized Santa, despite his less than modern appearance The stories were cute and simple as well, and since they were short, they easily kept my daughters attention I will be adding this to our holiday reading list for next year again since my daughter seemed to really enjoy it I received a copy of this book in exchange fo [...]


  8. For young children who like to read or listen tostories, this book will delight both reader andteller of the short well known Christmastales and poems Some stories are from the turn of the 20th century making them new to many.Images are taken from well known children sillustrators It would open the eyes of the youngto what was popular almost 100 years ago.


  9. I am always on the watch for books that I can share as reading adventures with my children and grandchildren A Christmas Treasury is a collection of classic holidays that can never be read enough or too often This is truly a treasury of those stories that are meant to be shared through the ages.


  10. A great collection of Christmas stories I love reading Christmas stories with my children during the holidays This is one book that will definitely be on my list to read with them The illustrations will captures the childrens attention and the stories will resonate with the readers I was given this book in exchange for an honest review via Netgalley.


  11. Classic Christmas stories presented so beautifully with gorgeous illustrations A keepsake for family traditions during the holiday year after year.


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