Our Very Own Christmas by Annette Langen

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A brother and sister joyfully re-enact the events of Christmas in this sweetly illustrated picture book. With flashlights and their imaginations in hand, the siblings make their way from the walls of their house to the snowy fields of Bethlehem. With big sister whispering the words to her younger brother, the young actors take little listeners along on their adventure celebrating the birth of Jesus.
 

About Annette Langen

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Annette Langen was brought up in a booksellers' family. Books have always fascinated her and she decided after many years of work and travel to become a children's book author. Her first book was published in 1989. Many of her books are 'family tested' with the help of her two children. Marije Tolman studied illustration and graphic design at the Royal Academy for Visual Arts and at the Edinburgh Class for Art in Scotland. She works full-time as a children's book illustrator in the Netherlands.
 
Published October 1, 2012 by NorthSouth. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books.

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An adventurous little girl and her younger brother act out the Nativity story with friendly animals in a snow-covered, mysterious land in this intriguing story originally published in Switzerland.

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Traveling with a sheep and sled piled up with wood, the impish boy and girl seek shelter behind makeshift doors in the snow: “ ‘Knock on the next door!’ says Mary.” Their sled, rested atop the wood, finally serves as the stable where Jesus (a bunny) is born, and a star fills the sky with ...

Sep 10 2012 | Read Full Review of Our Very Own Christmas

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