b'Clopper, the Christmas DonkeyEmily King; Illustrated by Ed OlsonMy name is Clopper. Nuzzle up while I tell you about a very special night. It all began early one morning as I was munching on a breakfast of sweet grass.T his little donkey thought the journey to Bethlehem with Mary and Joseph was too hard to be worth it. But what happened after they settled into the dusty stable was more wonderful than anything he could ever imagine!Children will love this creative retelling of the first Christmastold through the eyes of Clopper the donkey! This best-selling story offers a unique look at the events of Jesuss birth. From the long and tiring journey to Bethlehem to the quiet of the stable, from the miraculous birth of a child to the nighttime visits of shepherds and kings, the lovable donkey narrates the story with awe and wonder. Hee haw!EmilyKing(19472017)lovedbeingagrandma,tendingher flower gardens, and serving as Kids Klub leader at her church in Portland, Oregon. She developed and taught a creative writing course for homeschoolers, and was a contributor to Chicken Soup for the Gardeners Soul and Chicken Soup for the Soul: Christmas Collection.Ed Olson is an animation artist, director, and illustrator who has worked for twenty-five years in media production. He has worked My name is Clopper. Nuzzle up while I tell youIt all began one morning as I was munching on a breakfast ofwith many companies, including Walt Disney Feature Animation, about a very special night! sweet grass. My master, Joseph, came from the house with my bridle and supplies for a journey. Hee-haw! An adventure! Warner Bros., Sony, and Sega. He has a BA in art from St. Cloud University, Minnesota, and an MA in film and television from the University of Iowa, and he completed a producers fellowship from the American Film Institute in Beverly Hills.RELATED TITLESUNIQUE SELLING POINTS Endearing story from Cloppers point of978-0-8254-4259-9$11.99view Padded Hardback7 x 718 pages A portion of the proceeds goes toJUVENILE NONFICTION / Holidays & Samaritans Purse Celebrations / Christmas Kregel ChildrensRights: World New format replaces picture book and isSeptember 21, 2021simplified for kids of all agesClopper and the NightClopper and the Lost BoyTravelers 978-0-8254-2946-0$12.99978-0-8254-3066-4$10.99www.kregel.com 13'