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Child of Bethlehem

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The children of Bethlehem watch the events of the first Christmas unfold in thistraditional Nativity story with a heartwarming sentiment
Closely following the gospels, this lilting retelling of the Nativity perfectly matches Kristina Stephenson's heartwarming illustrations that put children at the heart of the story. The traditional stories of Mary, Joseph, the shepherds, a...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published October 1st 2011 by Lion Hudson (first published September 1st 2010)
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Vera Godley
As the traditional Biblical account of the birth of Jesus unfolds, there are children on the scene. Perhaps they were there in the time and place it all really took place, and maybe they were not. However, this rendering of the Nativity brings the story to children through the eyes of a child as they see THE Child of Bethlehem.

The illustrations by Kristina Stephenson are gentle, big enough but not overly large, and simple. Just like children like them. The story shows that there was doubt on the...more
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Elena Pasquali studied romance languages at university and has a special interest in researching folk tales. She worked for some years in children's publishing before going on to be an author in her own right.
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