I have written a parody of the classic Christmas poem A visit from St. Nicholascalled ‘Twas the Night of Halloween.
The original, from 1923 whis is also known as ‘Twas the night before Christmas is credited as being the first publish account of the reindeer names. Less Rudolf, he didn’t come into being until 1939 when the story Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer was published as a give-a-way for the Montgomery Ward department store.
The image of sitting by an open fire with the children on Christmas eve, and reading the great poem as a bedtime story is as joyfully yuletide as a decorated tree. Though how many people actually do this I have no idea.
Being a fan of Halloween celebration I though it would be fun to publish my version as a fully illustrated book. So this year, come the season of fright. Gather the children around the fire and read tale of a Visit from Old Nick…
‘Twas the night of Halloween, and all through the house, all the ghosties where stirring, even the dead mouse…
Paper back version from here: http://amzn.eu/3gMjPJR
Kindle Version from here: http://amzn.eu/0dKKLeN
Don’t have nightmares 🙂