Boston Pops Provides Soundtrack for the World's Most Beloved Christmas Story on New Release of Jan Brett's The Night Before Christmas

The Boston Pops brings the world's most beloved Christmas story to life this season!


Buy the Book/DVD!

The Night Before Christmas Book/DVD: $20
The hardcover picture book is 32 pages long and includes a DVD. The Night Before Christmas is intended for ages 3-6 and is available in online Boston Pops Shop, the Symphony Hall gift shop, and book stores everywhere.


Buy the Video!

The Night Before Christmas Video: $4.99
The Night Before Christmas literally comes to life in this video that includes beautifully animated versions of her classic art with original music performed by the Boston Pops Orchestra.


Get the iTunes App!

The Night Before Christmas App: $4.99
This app is a must-have for any fan of Jan Brett or of Christmas. There is holiday cheer galore to be found here. Experience this Jan Brett visual masterpiece like never before!


 


Night Before Christmas BookThe Boston Pops brings the world's most beloved Christmas story to life this season, with a new release of Jan Brett's New York Times #1 bestseller, The Night Before Christmas. The book's release marks the first time the orchestra has released an audio DVD book. The new deluxe book and DVD edition of The Night Before Christmas, illustrated by Ms. Brett, features a Boston Pops recording of A Visit from St. Nicholas ("Twas the Night Before Christmas") with narration of Clement Moore's classic Christmas poem by Grammy award-winner Jim Dale. Ms. Brett's gorgeous artwork will pair with the music and narration (DVD) in a deluxe hardcover edition of her popular The Night Before Christmas picture book. The Boston Pops will perform The Night Before Christmas and other holiday tunes during concerts at Symphony Hall from December 7-24.

With over 37 million books in print, acclaimed children's book artist/author Jan Brett is also a member of the BSO's Board of Trustees and is married to Joseph Hearne, now celebrating his 50th season with the Boston Symphony as a double bassist. Mr. Hearne also serves as Ms. Brett's business manager. Ms. Brett will generously donate all of her proceeds from sales of the new release to the Boston Symphony Orchestra.

The Night Before Christmas App!
For iPhone and iPad

Night Before Christmas Book Jan Brett's exquisite interpretation of The Night Before Christmas literally comes to life in this deluxe app that includes beautifully animated versions of her classic art, playful interactive elements on every spread, and an Autoplay version with original music performed by the Boston Pops Orchestra, and text read by Audie and Grammy award-winning narrator of Harry Potter, Jim Dale.

Also included is a lively, revealing conversation with Jan Brett on the origin of her art and her inspiration for illustrating this timeless poem.

  • Swing Christmas stockings with a swipe, press the mischievous elves to hear them giggle, and create wintry sparkles with the touch of your finger.
  • Explore the world of Jan Brett including her studio, her home, and her inspiration in illustrating this classic Christmas poem.
  • Jan Brett's famously detailed border illustrations contain hidden interactive surprises!
  • Search for hidden snowflakes throughout the book by turning on the Snowflake Hunt!