The classic Christmas verse in an elegant new gift edition--breathtakingly illustrated by P.J. Lynch. 'Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house . . . P.J. Lynch brings his rich and atmospheric art to the well-loved holiday poem. Children will pore over every cozy detail in these warm, sweeping watercolor illustrations--from snug mice to stockings hung by the chimney with care to toys in the bundle flung over merry St. Nicholas's back. A glowing interpretation of a favorite read-aloud, this is a keepsake volume to cherish and return to year after year.