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The First Night

The First Night

by B.G. Hennessy, Lou Fancher
     
 

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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.

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780670011360
Publisher:
Viking Juvenile
Publication date:
09/04/2008
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range:
3 - 5 Years

Meet 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.

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