Goodnight, Manger by
The board book edition of Goodnight, Manger, written by Laura Sassi and illustrated by New York Times bestselling artist Jane Chapman, tells the story of Mary and Joseph as they try to lull Jesus to sleep in the noisy stable after his birth.
It’s bedtime for Baby Jesus, but who knew a manger could be so loud? Mama, Papa, and all of the animals try to lull the baby to sleep, but between itchy hay, angels’ joyful hosanas, and three kings bearing noisy gifts, it’s just too loud. Until Mama finds a way for everyone to work together to shepherd Baby into peaceful dreams under the twinkling stars.
With sweet, rhyming text in the style of Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site, Goodnight, Manger offers a unique twist on the classic manger tale, deftly weaving together the comforting and familiar routines of bedtime with the special magic and wonder of the manger story.
Genre: Christian/ Religion/Children’s Book/Christmas
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My thoughts: 4 stars out of 5
Imagine all people and animals coming together in one little manger. What a chaos it would be?
The story of Nativity written in a cute, childish rhyme with the wild illustrations to accompany it.
A wild chase of chickens, sheep, shepherds, and the strangers who brought noise and rustled chilly wind. What a mother to do when the little baby Jesus tries to go to sleep in all of the noises? How they all will ever settle to rest?
Provided by BookLook Bloggers as a complementary copy for my opinion and review.