Following Mary and Joseph’s humble journey, this story depicts the miraculous birth of Jesus Christ as well as the angelic appearances witnessed by the shepherds and the three wise men. Beautifully illustratedfor the very young, this book paints a clear portrait of the meaning behind the nativity.
"A palette of joyful, rich hues in her exuberant paintings. . . . Few Christmas books connect the Nativity story to the contemporary celebration of the holiday in such an accessible and cheerful way." --"Kirkus Reviews"
"The perfect introduction to the Christmas story for the very young. . . Excellent, also, for both religious and nonreligious families." --"BookPage"
"This Nativity story's spare text and bold colors invite even youngest children into the central story of Christmas." --"Shelf Awareness"
"Such childlike freshness and accessibility should give this joyous volume broad appeal." --"Publishers Weekly"