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Who Built the Stable?: A Nativity Poem

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andlt;b andgt;Who built the stable where Jesus lay? Multiple Coretta Scott King Awardand#8211;winner Ashley Bryan has a very good idea in this beautiful and moving new layer to the nativity story.andlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Riding in an open Jeep across the plains of Africa, beloved and nationally acclaimed author and illustrator Ashley Bryan found himself comparing the terrain to Jerusalem, and the bumpy journey to that of Maryand#8217;s travel on a donkey. And he came up with a question: Who built the manger where Mary and Joseph found shelter?andlt;BRandgt;The answer is conveyed in this beautifully crafted picture book that envisions a young boy, a shepherd and carpenter both who, out of love and kindness, cleared the way for another shepherd and carpenter to be born on Christmas day.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;iandgt;The boy looked in the infantand#8217;s eyes andlt;BRandgt;andlt;/iandgt;andlt;iandgt;And in his heart he knew andlt;BRandgt;andlt;/iandgt;andlt;iandgt;The babe would be a carpenter andlt;BRandgt;andlt;/iandgt;andlt;iandgt;Heand#8217;d be a shepherd too.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;/iandgt;Told in gentle rhyme and illustrated with Ashley Bryanand#8217;s enormous talent, this is a picture book that captures the reason for the season in all its wonder and beauty. andlt;iandgt;Who Built the Stable?andlt;/iandgt; is a celebration of Christmas, of the kindness of children, and of the new hope born with each new baby.

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Ashley Bryan grew up to the sound of his mother singing from morning to night, and he has shared the joy of song with children ever since. A beloved illustrator, he has been the recipient of the Coretta Scott Kingand#8212;Virginia Hamilton Lifetime Achievement Award and the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award; he has also been a May Hill Arbuthnot lecturer, a Coretta Scott King Award winner, and the recipient of countless other awards and recognitions. He lives in Islesford, one of the Cranberry Isles off the coast of Maine, where he can often be found with a cluster of children, all singing.Ashley Bryan grew up to the sound of his mother singing from morning to night, and he has shared the joy of song with children ever since. A beloved illustrator, he has been the recipient of the Coretta Scott Kingand#8212;Virginia Hamilton Lifetime Achievement Award and the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award; he has also been a May Hill Arbuthnot lecturer, a Coretta Scott King Award winner, and the recipient of countless other awards and recognitions. He lives in Islesford, one of the Cranberry Isles off the coast of Maine, where he can often be found with a cluster of children, all singing.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781442409347
Author:
Bryan, Ashley
Publisher:
Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Subject:
Holidays & Festivals - Christmas
Subject:
Children s Animals-Animal Stories-General
Edition Description:
Hardback
Publication Date:
20121031
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from P up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
f-c jkt (spcl fx: emboss on gloss)+int.;
Pages:
40
Dimensions:
11 x 9 in
Age Level:
from 4 up to 8

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