The Birds of Bethlehem (Hardcover)

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    Tomie dePaola is the acclaimed author and/or illustrator of more than 200 books for children. He has received the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, a Newbery Honor for 26 Fairmount Avenue and a Caldecott Honor for Strega Nona. He was awarded the Smithson Medal, the Regina Medal (from the Catholic Library Association), and was designated a "living treasure" by the state of New Hampshire. He lives in New London, New Hampshire.
    A perfect first Christmas book

    This inventive and fresh Nativity story is told from a bird's-eye view. On the morning of the first Christmas, the birds of Bethlehem gather in the fields--not only to eat but to share the exciting news. People from all over have descended on Bethlehem and an angel has appeared in the night sky. Something extraordinary is coming! The birds agree that they must find this wondrous thing, and off they fly to the stable where a child has been born.

    In simple language and dazzling pictures, beloved author-illustrator Tomie dePaola shares the awe and anticipation of the first Christmas. His cast of brightly colored, curious birds will appeal to young children, making this a perfect introduction to the story of Christmas.


    ISBN 9780399257803
    Genre JUVENILE FICTION / Holidays & Celebrations / Christmas & Advent
    Format Hardcover
    Publisher Date 2012-10-30 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Nancy Paulsen Books
    Copyright Year 2012
    Height 10.75 in
    Wdth 10.5 in
    Thickness 0.5 in
    Unit weight 1.15 lb
    Language English
    Audience Children/juvenile
    Authors dePaola, Tomie
    Country of Origin United States

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