Who Was Born This Special Day? by Eve Bunting

No critic rating

Waiting for minimum critic reviews

See 1 Critic Review



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

See more books from this Author
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

Unrated Critic Reviews for Who Was Born This Special Day?

Publishers Weekly

See more reviews from this publication

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

| Read Full Review of Who Was Born This Special Day?

Reader Rating for Who Was Born This Special Day?

An aggregated and normalized score based on 5 user ratings from iDreamBooks & iTunes

Rate this book!

Add Review