Come and See by Monica Mayper
A Christmas Story

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In the hills was sudden music
Come see
Come and see

And they all came--shepherds and townsfolk, neighbors and strangers, grown-ups and children--to see and celebrate the child sleeping in the manger. A poetic text and glowing paintings retell this well-known story with a simplicity and richness that fill the heart with peace.


About Monica Mayper

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Mayper is a practicing poet and the author of two othe
Published October 1, 1999 by HarperCollins Publishers. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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PLB 0-06-023527-6) An angelic voice calling out “Come and see,” accompanied by music in the hills, opens this retelling of the Christmas story.

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Shepherds hurry through the streets and wake a sleeping village to ""Come see/ Come out and see"" the baby who has ""made the world new."" Smiling children, families and respectful animals quietly gather in the stable to adore the newborn, then proclaim, ""It's a time for joy and feasting!"" Schu...

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