Who Was Born This Special Day? by Eve Bunting

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On the magical starlit night of December 24, each animal in the tranquil barnyard is asked this question—Who Was Born This Special Day? At the end of the book, beautiful, heavenly angels finally reveal that it was the Baby Jesus who was born on this day. This ethereal storybook sheds new light on the story of Christmas, and features:

- Soft, luminous illustrations by Leonid Gore
- Gentle, poetic text from Eve Bunting
- And more!

A perfect holiday book to share with young children.

 

About Eve Bunting

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Eve Bunting is the author of many beloved books for children, from picture books through middlegrade fiction, including Smoky Night, illustrated by David Diaz, which won the 1995 Caldecott Medal, and Atheneum's recent Swan in Love. Originally from Ireland, Ms. Bunting lives in Pasadena, California, with her husband.
 
Published October 1, 2000 by Atheneum. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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A narrator searches through pasture and stable seeking the creature "born on this special day."

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