A captivating retelling of the classic Christmas tale, ’Twas the Night Before Christmas, with a magical, shimmery foiled cover. It's Christmas Eve and everyone is fast asleep . . . except for a lonely mouse who lives in the grandfather clock. So when Santa arrives, lost in a blizzard, Mouse is the only one who can show him the way. Together they embark on a magical sleigh ride, delivering presents all around town. But the best present of all is for Mouse . . . a special friend on Christmas Day. Lilting, rhyming picture book story retains the familiar, rhythmic quality of the original Clement Clarke Moore tale and effortlessly combines magical adventure with the joys of new friendship. Fully illustrated throughout by Sarah Massini, illustrator of The Velveteen Rabbit, The Boy and the Bear and Star in the Jar. Tracey Corderoy is a multi-award-winning author and has written over 70 books for children, including the hugely successful Shifty McGifty series. Every Nosy Crow paperback picture book comes with a free "Stories Aloud" audio recording. Just scan the QR code and listen along!