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The Animals Speak: A Christmas Eve Legend by [Brittany Baugus, Marion Dane Bauer]

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Baugus's bold color and luminous digital spreads convey a sense of reverence and joy in this calm picture book. --Publishers Weekly

In a perfect combination of lilting prose and radiant art, this age-old story feels brand new. Rejoice! --Kathi Appelt, author of more than forty books for children and young adults

The nativity story pared to its sweet, strong, and timeless essentials. Families will surely enjoy this book as a joyous seasonal read-aloud. --Sarah Ellis, children's writer and librarian

A vivid retelling of the Christmas story that emphasizes joy, both now and long ago. --Laura Kvasnosky, children's book author and illustrator

In spare, lyrical text Marion Dane Bauer retells the legend of animals speaking at the manger on Christmas Eve. A gentle and loving reminder that we are all God's creatures. --Phyllis Root, author of fifty books for children, including Big Momma Makes the World

--This text refers to the hardcover edition.

About the Author

Marion Dane Bauer was born in Oglesby, Illinois, and currently resides in Falcon Heights, Minnesota. She is the author of more than 100 books, which range from board books, picture books, and early readers--both fiction and non-fiction--to novels for middle grade and young adults. Her books on writing are used by both young writers and adults.

She has won numerous awards, including an American Library Association Newbery Honor Award for her novel On My Honor. Her most recent publications are the picture books Winter Dance, illustrated by Richard Jones, published by HMH, and The Stuff of Stars, illustrated by Ekua Holmes, published by Candlewick.

Marion was one of the founding faculty and the first Faculty Chair for the Vermont College of Fine Arts MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults. Her books have been published in more than a dozen languages.

Brittany Baugus is a children's illustrator from Atlanta, Georgia. She currently enjoys spending her days concepting and creating colorful, textured, and story-driven illustrations. Inspiration for Brittany's work comes from her fascination with nature, animals, and animated films.

--This text refers to the hardcover edition.

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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B08VLTLF9C
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Beaming Books (Oct. 5 2021)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 31420 KB
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  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 32 pages
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