Mary's Song (Hardcover)

By Lee Bennett Hopkins, Stephen Alcorn (Illustrator)

Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, 9780802853974, 32pp.

Publication Date: June 20, 2012

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Description

On that first Christmas night, the earth bursts with praise at the Savior's birth. Donkeys bray, sheep bleat, horses neigh, and shepherds come from nearby fields -- but Mary simply wants to be alone with her sweet babe.
When quiet finally falls, Mary cradles her son and sings her mother-song, leaving readers dreaming of that silent night so long ago.
Mary's Song, with its melodic language and rich illustrations, is a lovely reminder of the meaning of Christmas and a welcome pause in the midst of a bustling world.
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