'Twas the Night Before Christmas

Book review by Darienne Stewart, Common Sense Media
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age 4+

Gimmick doesn’t enhance holiday classic.

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age 2+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 2+

An absolute classic

This is a poem that every little boy and every little girl should have read to them the night before Christmas. Magical and brilliant imagery.

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age 2+

May or may not appeal to today's kids, but no problem areas either.

While I can't say anything about the edition to which you're referring, I'm familiar with the original classic. While today's youngsters may find this book corny, there's nothing offensive here. Except, that is, for the pipe, which wasn't offensive when the poem came out, centuries before it became known that smoking isn't good for you.

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