The Very First Christmas
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About "The Very First Christmas"
Teach young ones the real Christmas story with this board book that's adapted from the traditional holiday favorite. Now there's a title for every age range and pocketbook. Written by Paul L. Maier, and illustrated by Francisco Ordaz, the board book focuses on historical accuracy, offering children a firm foundation of sound Bible learning. Maier writes, "This book answers the real questions children ask about the nativity story."
Meet the Authors
Paul L Maier
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.
Francisco Ordaz (Illus)
Ordaz worked with George Lucas' company, Industrial Light and Magic, illustrating for films such as E.T. and Return of the Jedi. He illustrated the 1999 Gold Medallion winner.