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Roche, Maïte 

Pauline Books & Media 



About this Book:

This timeless retelling of the Nativity story, enhanced by beautiful illustrations, will quickly become a favorite Christmas tradition in every family. The story remains faithful to the Gospels of Luke and Matthew and is told in child-friendly language. Bring the real meaning of the season back into Christmas with this classic Nativity storybook.

Perfect for ages 3?6.

Features & Benefits:

  • Classical illustrations make this an elegant Christmas gift.
  • Perfect for children ages 3 to 6.

About the author:

For more than twenty years, Maïte Roche has specialized in works for young children who are just learning about the faith. Each of her creations delights families. Among her many published books are The Gospel for Little Children, The Bible for Little Children, and First Prayers for Little Children, all available in the UK and Australia.

What Are People Saying about this Title?

"There is nothing like a nice new book for children about...Christmas! This new Pauline Books & Media volume is a translation of an original French book. I had my eight-year-old read it aloud to me, and she loved the illustrations that bring together the human and the supernatural very well. She loved the sweet, cute angels and all of the animals at the familiar stable! Biblical details are all present here: the story follows Mary and Joseph from before the Annunciation, their wedding and the trip to Bethlehem through the Magi at Herod's court, the slaughter of the innocents, and the Holy Family's tenure in Egypt. Mary is shown round and pregnant in the beginning, and breastfeeding our Savior baby in Egypt, all in a very natural, warm, and cute way. What a delightful book!"
? A. Braga-Henebry (Rural South Dakota) customer review

Product Details:

Binding: Hardcover
Category: Saints/Biography/Seasonal
Trim size: 8 5/8" x 9 7/8"
Pages: 56

Keywords:Fcc12 - Ac12

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