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The Christmas Donkey
A small mistreated donkey is sold to a carpenter, who finds the animal very helpful in transporting his wife and new son when the family flees from Bethlehem to Egypt after the king decrees all baby boys must be killed.
Unknown Binding, 24 pages
Published January 1st 1984 by Western Publishing Company, WI
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Sep 23, 2012 Sally rated it really liked it
Madrikh is a farmer's beloved little donkey, whom he is one day forced into selling to a very cruel trader who mistreats his pack animals horribly. One day, the little donkey collapses under the heavy weight he's being forced to carry and the trader goes postal on him - but luckily, Madrikh is rescued by none other than Joesph (or Mary and Joesph fame), who gives all the money he has to buy him from the trader. When Mary and Joesph are told to go to Bethlehem, it is Madrikh who carries Mary. And ...more