Lori Walburg is a freelance editor, a writer for the NIrV Kid's Devotional Bible, and the author of The Legend of the Easter Egg. She lives with her family in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
James Bernardin graduated from the Art Center College of Designing Pasadena, California, and was awarded a Certificate of Merit from the Society of Illustrators. In addition to the best-selling The Legend of the Candy Cane, other books he has illustrated include The Legend of the Easter Egg. He lives with his family in Washington state.
See this man, Joseph,
this woman, Mary.
Feel the frost on
this clear Bethlehem night.
"Wonderful for bedtime and lapsit storytimes, this book is a gentle retelling of the Nativity for very young readers who are learning about Jesus for the first time."--School Library Journal
"Godwin directly addresses readers, beckoning them to witness the sights and sounds of the first Christmas through their senses... It’s a lyrical and understated account of the Nativity that will leave readers feeling as though they are witnessing something momentous."--Publishers Weekly
Merry Christmas, Nighty Night follows the familiar rhythm of the classic Clement Moore poem “The Night Before Christmas” to tell this gentle, musical, heartwarming story that captures the wonder of Christmas Eve while helping little ones settle in for a cozy “Silent Night.”
This cute (and sleepy) adventure leads Cole and Rose to discover that when you’re having trouble falling asleep, a Christmas lullaby might just do the trick.
Founded by Michael W. Smith, Nurturing StepsTM is an infant and toddler series of children’s music and books with a simple mission to enliven a child’s journey with hope and faith through music and storytelling.
On the night before Christmas, Cole asked from his bed,
“May I wait by the tree for my presents instead?”
“No, Cole,” his mom answered, as she handed him Bear.
Then she kissed him goodnight and helped him say prayers.
Merry Christmas, Nighty Night:Is created by Grammy winner Michael W. Smith, who has sold over 15 million albums with 32 number one hits, and VeggieTales co-creator Mike Nawrocki and the co-creator of VeggieTales, Mike NawrockiIs a cute holiday book that will help little ones settle in for a cozy night’s sleepIs the perfect virtual stocking stuffer or Christmas gift for the little sugarplum in your life
Everyone loves a candy cane, but it’s easy to overlook the meaning of this familiar Christmas tradition in all the hustle and bustle of the season. This sweet story in J Is for Jesus: The Sweetest Story Ever Told reminds little ones that the candy cane represents Jesus’ birth as well as the gospel message of salvation.
J Is for Jesus: The Sweetest Story Ever ToldWritten in accessible rhymeStory spans the birth of Jesus as well as touches on the Salvation StoryPerfect Christmas gift for children preschool and up
Wondrous things are happening in this humble little stable. The animals are gathering round. Shepherds and wise men and angels are coming from afar. All of them are flocking to see the Christ child, born this night in Bethlehem.
Illustrated by artist Delana Bettoli in the gorgeous tropical hues of the region and told in lyrical verses perfect for reading aloud, Cynthia Cotten's This Is a Stable is a retelling of the Nativity that will be treasured for many a Christmas to come.