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From the Children: Advent & Christmas, All ages section

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The Story of Christmas

by Juliet David illustrated by Steve Whitlow

Jacket

Board book
Price: £3.99
Publisher:Candle Books imprint of Lion Hudson
Published:September 2011
ISBN:978-1-859-85889-9
Review:
A board book for a toddler or young child who can cope with quite a few words in a story, but not a fuller version. Juliet David has told this story time and time again, but still manages to bring a freshness and accuracy (as far as we know it) to what could become a tedious re-telling in less experienced hands. The rather twee doll like figures portray the scenes in a very gentle way, fitting for a very young child. I can imagine it becoming a favourite.

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Reviewer: Mary Bartholomew   (27/09/11)
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