Friday, 24 December 2010

The night before Christmas

When I was in New Zealand last Christmas I found this old book

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which given to me by my Nanna.  I see that the copyright was 1953, (I wasn’t born then) and I don’t remember receiving the book but I do remember that we always used to read it on Christmas Eve.

4 comments:

  1. This poem is one of my favorite memories, and I've also read it innumerable times to my children and grandson. Merry Christmas!

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  2. What a wonderful memory. Our childhood copy of The Night Before Christmas had a fuzzy red Santa which we used to like to rub. After a number of years and a number of readings, we had worn off some of the fuzzy red Santa suit !

    Have a Merry Christmas !

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  3. What a wonderful treasure! You of course must sit and read this tonight before going to bed! Hope Santa is good to you! Merry Christmas!

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  4. We read it too! Every Christmas Eve - granted our copy is not as nice as yours.
    Have a wonderful Christmas
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