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The First Christmas - Special Edition

Experience the true spirit of Christmas with this rich celebration of the Christmas story. With words from the "King James Bible", the nativity story is brought gloriously to life with illuminated pages of silhouettes set against glowing colours. The beautiful design and gold highlights throughout make this a true classic and the perfect Christmas gift.


Format: Hardcover
ISBN:
0141500972
Publisher: Puffin Books
Pages: 24
Retail Price: £5.99

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A classic among Christmas books, says Heinemann, and the claim seems justified. The words of the King James Version of the Bible has been used to tell the story of the Nativity. Printed in five colours including gold, the illustrations are in silhouette, giving it a fairytale quality, and with exquisite decoration of scrolls and leaves the effect is sumptuous.

Jennifer Taylor - The Bookseller, 15th September, 1984

This timeless book works on all levels. Children and adults alike will love the illustrations – each finding different joys in them. Young readers can tackle something a bit more elevated than the standard educational texts; parents will enjoy reading it aloud to their children.

Moira Briggs - Vulpes Libris blog, December 20th, 2008

 

 


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