This is the Star

This is the Star

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The text tells the Christmas story in a simple cumulative poem with the rhythm of a well-loved nursery rhyme, which has instant appeal to children. Everyone who sees them is captivated by the amazing powerful illustrations. Sensationally acclaimed by the critics on first publication; this is a Christmas classic, ideal for introducing the youngest children to the Nativity story or for re-awakening its magic for older readers.show more

Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 102 x 134 x 4mm | 40.82g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Corgi Childrens
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0552548839
  • 9780552548830
  • 144,223

About Joyce Dunbar

Joyce Dunbar is a widely respected author of more than fifty books for children. Her MOUSE AND MOLE series has been very popularly adapted for television and her lyrical re-telling of the Nativity story, THIS IS THE STAR, received widespread critical acclaim. She has also collaborated with artist Debi Gliori for several picture books for the Doubleday/Picture Corgi list, including TELL ME SOMETHING HAPPY BEFORE I GO TO SLEEP.show more

Review quote

"If you're introducing your child to the nativity story for the very first time, you can't beat this simple, lyrical retelling" Parents Magazineshow more

Table of contents

The text tells the Christmas story in a simple cumulative poem with the rhythm of a well-loved nursery rhyme, which has instant appeal to children. Everyone who sees them is captivated by the amazing powerful illustrations. Sensationally acclaimed by the critics on first publication; this is a Christmas classic, ideal for introducing the youngest children to the Nativity story or for re-awakening its magic for older readers.show more

Review Text

"If you're introducing your child to the nativity story for the very first time, you can't beat this simple, lyrical retelling"show more

Back cover copy

Perfect mini picture books to collect and to treasure. Simple, powerful verse and stunning oil-paint illustrations bring the Christmas story to luminous life.show more

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73 ratings
3.93 out of 5 stars
5 38% (28)
4 25% (18)
3 30% (22)
2 5% (4)
1 1% (1)
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