The Very First Christmas
There's simply no better way to tell the Christmas story... No more fairy tales for Christopher; he wants real bedtime stories. So his mother tells him the amazing and miraculous story of Jesus' birth. Along the way, Christopher learns the...
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There's simply no better way to tell the Christmas story... No more fairy tales for Christopher; he wants real bedtime stories. So his mother tells him the amazing and miraculous story of Jesus' birth. Along the way, Christopher learns the answers to some challenging questions about the Christmas story. And all the answers are right from the Bible. Written by best-selling author and historian, Paul L. Maier, and richly illustrated by Francisco Ordaz, The Very First Christmas is already a treasured Christmas classic. Now individuals have the option to purchase this Gold Medallion Book Award winner in paperback. Families can also use this favorite in daily Advent remembrances with The Very First Christmas Advent Calendar. This title makes a wonderful gift for children, families, and friends. Paul L. Maier writes, "This book answers the real questions children ask about the nativity story."
No more fairy tales for Christopher---he wants real bedtime stories. So when his mom tucks him in at night, she tells him the wondrous story of Christ's birth---and Christopher discovers that there is no better storybook than the Bible. A soon-to-be Christmas classic your 5- to 10-year-olds will cherish!
Paul L. Maier (M.A., Harvard; Ph.D., Basel) is the Russell H. Seibert Professor of Ancient History at Western Michigan University. In 1984 he was named "Professor of the Year" as one of America's twenty-five finest educators. His several million of his publications are print in sixteen languages including the award-winning Josephus: The Essential Works; Eusebius: The Church History; In the Fullness of Time; Pontius Pilate; The Flames of Rome, and The First Christmas: The True Yet Unfamiliar Story of Christ's Birth.