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The Christmas Story

Ian Beck


  • Paperback
    $20.97
PUBLISHED: 3rd November 2005
ISBN: 9780552549370
ANNOTATION:
High above the stables the night sky was filled with angels, who gave thanks to God and welcomed the new baby with their beautiful music. A perfect first book of the Nativity; simply told and beautifully illustrated by Ian Beck.
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  • Paperback
    $20.97
PUBLISHED: 3rd November 2005
ISBN: 9780552549370
ANNOTATION:
High above the stables the night sky was filled with angels, who gave thanks to God and welcomed the new baby with their beautiful music. A perfect first book of the Nativity; simply told and beautifully illustrated by Ian Beck.

Annotation

High above the stables the night sky was filled with angels, who gave thanks to God and welcomed the new baby with their beautiful music. A perfect first book of the Nativity; simply told and beautifully illustrated by Ian Beck.

Publisher Description

High above the stables, the night sky was filled with angels who gave thanks to God and welcomed the new baby with their beautiful music. A perfect first book of the Nativity, simply told and beautifully illustrated by Ian Beck.

Back Cover

High above the stable the night sky was filled with angels, who gave thanks to God and welcomed the new baby with their beautiful music. "Totally accessible to the very young and gloriously decorated . . . a book to treasure" Bookseller "An ideal first book of the Nativity, the colourful illustrations capture every detail of the Christmas tale" Child Education

Author Biography

IAN BECK has worked as a freelance illustrator for many years (including such notable artwork as the record cover for Elton John's Goodbye Yellow Brick Road album). Ian turned to writing and illustrating children's books when his own children were born.

Review

"Ian Beck complements a straightforward retelling of the first Christmas with striking illustrations. Richly bordered pages frame bright, lively scenes, giving the book the feel of an illuminated manuscript" TES Teacher "Simple, straightforward, great for reading aloud to young children" Child Education "The illustrations are subtle and Beck retells the story without being too wordy, or indeed, worthy" Junior "Beautifully and intricately illustrated ... Offers a warm and reassuring introduction to the religious meaning behind the festive season" Parents News "A brightly illustrated and delightfully simple version of the best known story of all" Sunday Business Post (Eire)

Promotional

A simple and exquisitely illustrated first Nativity book.

Review Text

Ian Beck complements a straightforward retelling of the first Christmas with striking illustrations. Richly bordered pages frame bright, lively scenes, giving the book the feel of an illuminated manuscript

Promotional "Headline"

A simple and exquisitely illustrated first Nativity book.

Product Details

Author
Ian Beck
Pages
32
Year
2005
ISBN-10
0552549371
ISBN-13
9780552549370
Format
Paperback
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
Full Colour
Media
Book
Short Title
CHRISTMAS STORY
Language
English
Publisher
Random House Children's Publishers UK
Edition
New edition
Residence
ENK
Audience Age
5
Publication Date
2005-11-03
Audience
Children/Juvenile