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The Nativity

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ISBN13: 9780152055912
ISBN10: 0152055916
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Publisher Comments:

The biblical story of the Nativity is one about faith, love--and a miracle. With illustrations that are enchanting and unexpected, Julie Vivas reveals the human side to Mary's story: beautifully imagining the Angel Gabriel delivering the news to her, the exhausting journey with Joseph to Bethlehem, and at last the deliverance of the baby Jesus.

First published in 1988, with text from the King James Version of the Bible, this Christmas classic is imbued with warmth and love in a stunning, redesigned edition that is sure to win the hearts of a whole new generation of young readers.

Synopsis:

A republished edition of one of our backlist Christmas classics

Synopsis:

First published in 1988 with text from the King James Version of the Bible, this Christmas classic is imbued with warmth and love in a stunning, redesigned edition. Full color.

About the Author

JULIE VIVAS is the talented illustrator of I Went Walking by Sue Williams as well as the Mem Fox classics Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge and Possum Magic. She lives in Sydney, Australia.

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Wisco, December 22, 2006 (view all comments by Wisco)
This is my favorite Christmas book. I have been buying copies for almost 20 years. I've lost count of how many I've given away. Mary wears house slippers, the Angel Gabriel wears work boots, and Joseph shoves a cumbersome Mary up onto the donkey. A baby emerges. Illustrations such as these, juxtaposed with the King James text, call up discussion and exploration among children and adults. I prefer the riskier cover of the early version, but I will gladly share this edition for years to come. This is a beautiful book that shocks and makes people think. Reading it aloud to a group of adults is generally astonishing.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780152055912
Author:
Vivas, Julie
Publisher:
HMH Books for Young Readers
Subject:
Religious - Christian
Subject:
Holidays & Festivals - Christmas
Subject:
Jesus christ
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - Historical
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Fiction - Historical
Subject:
Children s All Ages - Fiction - Historical
Subject:
RELIGION / Christianity/General
Subject:
Holidays & Celebrations - Christmas
Subject:
Holidays & Celebrations - Christmas & Advent
Subject:
Religion - Christianity
Subject:
Nativity
Subject:
Jesus Christ - Nativity
Subject:
Children s Holiday-Christmas
Edition Description:
Hardback - picture book
Publication Date:
20051101
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Full-color illustrations
Pages:
36
Dimensions:
10.5 x 10 in 1.01 lb
Children's Book Type:
Picture / Wordless
Age Level:
04-12

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Children's » Holidays » Christmas
Children's » Religion » Christianity » General
Children's » Religion » General

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A republished edition of one of our backlist Christmas classics

"Synopsis" by , First published in 1988 with text from the King James Version of the Bible, this Christmas classic is imbued with warmth and love in a stunning, redesigned edition. Full color.

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