The Newborn Child by Jackie Morris
  

Synopsis

The Newborn Child by Jackie Morris

He was born while the full moon travelled across the heavens and the waiting world turned. She held him close, his skin warm against hers, in the circle of her mother's love, safe. A beautiful and lyrical Nativity story, focusing on the thoughts, hopes and fears of a young mother-to-be, about to give birth in a strange land.

Reviews

An alternative and lyrical Nativity story, told in Mary's words, and focusing on the thoughts, hopes and fears of a young mother-to-be, about to give birth in a strange land. Picture Books Blogger The vibrant illustrations are full of rich colour and glorious detail, with beautiful depictions of plants and animals. A beautiful book, perfect as a gift for any mother-to-be. Parents in Touch A lyrical retelling, exploring the hopes and fears of the young mother-to-be, stunningly realised in watercolours and gold leaf. -- Fiona Noble The Bookseller An absolutely gorgeous book ChinaBerry Sumptuous illustrations School Library Journal

About the Author

Jackie Morris

Jackie Morris lives in Wales, where she writes and paints. She has two children, a small pack of dogs and a small pride of cats. She exhibits her paintings in galleries nationwide. Her internationally bestselling picture books for Frances Lincoln are Ted Hughes’ How the Whale Became; Mariana and the Merchild; The Snow Leopard; Can You See a Little Bear?; The Snow Whale; Lord of the Forest; as well as those she has both written and illustrated, The Seal Children; The Time of the Lion; Little One We Knew You’d Come; Tell Me a Dragon; The Cat and the Fiddle: A Treasury of Nursery Rhymes; The Ice Bear. She has also written and illustrated a critically acclaimed novel for older children, East of the Sun, West of the Moon.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
40 pages

Author

Jackie Morris
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Author's Website

www.jackiemorris.co.uk/blog...

Publisher


www.otterbarrybooks.com

Publication date

6th October 2016

ISBN

9781910959459


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