The Lion Book of Five-minute Christmas Stories

The Lion Book of Five-minute Christmas Stories : Lion Five-minute Christmas

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This book presents 10 stories retelling the events surrounding the birth of Jesus, told from different characters' points of view : the donkey who carries Mary to Bethlehem taking pride in his job; the caring Innkeeper's wife who notices that Mary needs a bit of comfort; and even the choir of angels whose rehearsal is intereruppted due to an important and sudden concert they must give! Following the Gospel stories, storyteller John Goodwin gives the familiar Christmas stories a refreshing twist, whilst Richard Johnson adds his lively and warm illustrations to the show to shine a light on the Christmas message. Stories are: Mary and the Angel; Joseph's Dream; The Journey to Bethlehem; No Room at the Inn; The Angels; The Young Shepherd; King Herod and the Three Wise Men; The Warning Dream; Saving the Baby and The First Christmas Tree.
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Product details

  • 0-5
  • Hardback | 48 pages
  • 216 x 264 x 12mm | 439.98g
  • Lion Hudson Plc
  • Lion Children's Books
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Colour illustrations
  • 0745949436
  • 9780745949437
  • 1,264,352

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"A unique look at the birth of Jesus." --"Georgia Family Magazine" "A unique look at the birth of Jesus." --Georgia Family Magazine
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About John Goodwin

!st class degree in 1999 2002 AOI silver medal for children's book illustration mainly educational work including for OUP (Young Oxford Book of Christmas Poems), Harcourt Primary, DK, KIngfisher (Kingfisher treasury of stories for 5 year olds- front cover)
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