The Christmas Story as Told by Assellus the Christmas Donkey by Janet Duggan

The Christmas Story as Told by Assellus the Christmas Donkey

Written by Janet Duggan
Illustrated by Catherine Robertson


The Christmas Story as Told by Assellus the Christmas Donkey by Janet Duggan

The Christmas Story as told by Assellus the Christmas Donkey appeals to children because it tells the familiar story of the Nativity but with a difference; it is told by Assellus, Mary and Joseph's loveable donkey, from his point of view. Assellus is timeless and speaks in the present tense to take his readrers with him through all the extraordinary events. The beautiful coloured illustrations complete the experience.

About the Author

Janet Duggan was born in London. She lives in a beautiful Hertfordshire village where she has lived with her husband, Stephen, for 42 years. She has one son, Matthew, and, so far, one grandson, Joseph. Janet has always loved writing and was inspired to write for publication when she was a pupil at Radlett Preparatory School and won prizes for her writing - especially as one of the judges was an author. Later, Janet worked at the BBC for four years, in Central London, then trained and qualified as a teacher, spending most of her career (28 years) teaching English at a comprehensive school in Luton. She is now retired.

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46 pages


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Publication date

1st September 2009



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