Cover image for The night before Christmas
Title:
The night before Christmas
Author:
Moore, Clement Clarke, 1779-1863.
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Hyperion, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 X 26 cm
Summary:
The familiar Christmas poem is illustrated with photographs of dogs.
Language:
English
Personal Subject:
Added Author:
ISBN:
9780786806089
Format :
Book

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Status
East Aurora Library PIC. BK. Juvenile Current Holiday Item Holiday
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Summary

Poem by Clement C. Moore A wonderful take on the classic poem illustrated by the incomparable photographs of master weimaraner photographer William Wegman with the help of Chundo, Chip, Batty, Crooky and Bobbin. Bound to become a favourite for many years to come. Illustrated in full-colour throughout. Suitable for all ages.


Author Notes

William Wegman was born in 1943 in Holyoke, Massachusetts. He received a B.F.A. in painting from the Massachusetts College of Art in 1965. In 1967, He received an M.F.A. in painting and printmaking at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana. Wegman taught painting at various universities, but later became interested in photography and video.

Wegman may be best-known for his photography involving his Weimaraner dogs in various poses and costumes. His work can be seen in museums throughout Europe and the United States, including the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Wegman was on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson Show in 1992, and his dogs have had appearances on Saturday Night Live and Sesame Street.

Wegman lives in New York and Maine.


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