Publication date: 7-1-2009
Imprint: Lion Children's Books
Acclaimed author Geraldine McCaughrean brings new life to the familiar stories with breathtakingly
evocative prose. This sumptuous take on the classic Nativity story, with enduring prose and opulent, stylish illustrations, is a wonderful family keepsake and a delight to read alone or aloud in homes, schools, and churches.
Sophy Williamstwice highly commended for the Reader's Digest Young Illustrators Awardis celebrated for her sensitive illustrations, which perfectly match Geraldine's sophisticated prose. Beautifully presented with a foileffect dust jacket, this will be a Christmas book to treasure.
McCaughrean brings her Midas touch to this retelling of the Nativity story.
A very fine retelling, simple, direct, and beautifully written, and Sophy Williams'
illustrations are charming.
Philip Reeve, children's author