Clement Clarke Moore was a scholar of ancient languages, but is remembered to this day for his memorable poem 'The Night Before Christmas', which started appeared anonymously in newspapers in the 1820s. His character of St Nicholas strongly influenced the character of Santa Claus that we know today, and reading aloud the poem remains a favourite Christmas tradition. Tess Newall is a set designer who specialises in fashion shoots and decorative painting. She carefully stitched and painted each tiny detail in A Guinea Pig Night Before Christmas, creating a small but perfectly formed vision of Christmas Eve in a guinea pigs's home.
These guinea pigs really know how to act * The Times * We defy you not to be won over by it * Saga * Really fun * Daily Mail * If they could get War and Peace down to this length, it would be a service to mankind * Salman Rushdie *