Mary Has a Baby (Hardcover)

By Mieke Hooft, Lonneke Leever (Illustrator)

Clavis, 9781605373041, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 13, 2016

List Price: 16.95*
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"A pleasant ... purchase for those who want a version light on religious mysticism but with a happy message of "love, and peace, and light."" - School Library Journal

Mary gave birth to a baby.
She rocks it to and fro.
Joseph gives it little kisses.
They love the baby so.

A first introduction to the Christmas story. In rhythmical verses and unique illustrations. For everyone aged 3 and up.

About the Author

Mieke van Hooft (1956, the Netherlands) wanted to be a writer since she was six years old. So she started writing stories. Now she published more than 50 children's books and 5 collections of poems for adults. She is best known for her book De tasjesdief, it was turned into a film and awarded several times in and outside the Netherlands. Mieke van Hooft also wrote hundreds of stories and poems for television shows such as Sesamstraat. Lonneke Lever (1987, the Netherlands) graduated as an illustrator from the academy of arts in Zwolle in 2010. Her work is characterized by her technique; with cut and folded paper she brings a whole world to life. Lonneke worked for Sesamstraat among other things.