Synopses & Reviews
With utter simplicity, the story of Jesus?s birth is recounted in this exquisite book. It frames the first few hours of his life?before the angels, the shepherds, and the kings?when this baby seemed like any other baby. The spare, moving text and luminous illustrations combine to create a sense of mystery and wonder that will captivate children and adults alike.
A tender, reverent retelling of the Nativity.
With utter simplicity, the story of Jesus's birth is recounted, framing the first hours of his life, when this baby seemed like any other baby. Text and pictures combine to create a sense of mystery and wonder.
About the Author
B.G. Hennessy grew up in Wantagh on Long Island, NY. At the University of Wisconsin in Madison, she majored in fine art and learned how to design, print and bind handmade books. She also took courses in Children's Literature. The combination of form and content in the picture book format fascinated her and after graduation she headed for NYC where she worked for 17 years in children's book publishing as a designer and art director. She is the author of Road Builders and The First Night, as well as many books starring Corduroy, the loveable toy bear created by Don Freeman. She now lives with her family in Arizona.