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Christmas in the Barn by Margaret Wise Brown

Christmas in the Barn

Written by Margaret Wise Brown
Illustrated by Anna Dewdney

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Christmas in the Barn by Margaret Wise Brown

From the bestselling author of classics like Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny comes a Christmas story sure to delight generations of new readers. In this reissued edition by Margaret Wise Brown, Christmas in the Barn tells a childlike interpretation of the Nativity story with new full-color illustrations from New York Times bestselling illustrator Anna Dewdney, creator of the Llama Llama series.


Dewdney's striking, mixed-media paintings have a loose, post-impressionistic flavor...Brown's short, rhyming text is accessible and satisfying, with clever inclusions of well-known phrases from traditional Christmas carols. -- Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

About the Author

Margaret Wise Brown (1910 - 1952) was an American author of many popular tales for children, but is best known for her stories Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny. Clement Hurd (1908 - 1988) studied art in Paris and worked as a freelance decorative artist in New York before becoming a children's book illustrator. Best known for Goodnight Moon, he later created on many beautiful books with his wife Edith Thacher Hurd.

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40 pages
Interest Age: From 4


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Publication date

20th October 2016



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