With sweet, rhyming text and illustrations by bestselling illustrator Jane Chapman, this sturdy board book edition of Goodnight, Manger offers a unique twist on the classic Christmas tale for the littlest readers, creatively weaving together comforting and familiar bedtime routines with the special magic and wonder of the manger story as Mary and Joseph try to lull baby Jesus asleep inside the noisy stable.Goodnight, Manger Is perfect as bedtime reading for your toddlers and little ones, especially during the holiday seasonMakes the Christmas story fun and accessible for young readersHelps kids think deeper about what being in the stable may have been like for Jesus, Mary, and JosephCan be read during Advent, the Christmas season, or celebrations of Jesus’s birthdayMakes a great gift for baby showers, new moms, grandchildren, toddlers, nieces and nephews, and boys and girls 0-4It’s bedtime for Baby Jesus, but who knew a manger could be so loud? Mama, Papa, and all the animals try to get the baby to sleep, but between itchy hay, angels’ joyful hosannas, and three kings bearing noisy gifts, it’s just too loud. Until Mama finds a way for everyone to work together to shepherd Jesus into peaceful dreams under the twinkling stars.If you enjoy Goodnight, Manger, be sure to check out Goodnight, Ark as well!
Jane Chapman is the illustrator of over one hundred books for children, including Dilly Duckling by Claire Freedman and I Love My Mama by Peter Kavanagh, as well as Karma Wilson’s Bear Snores On, Bear Wants More, Bear Stays Up for Christmas, and Mortimer’s Christmas Manger. She lives with her family in Dorset, England. Visit Jane at ChapmanandWarnes.com. (Bio via http://www.simonandschuster.com/authors/Jane-Chapman/1685186)
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