Just in time to read during family story time for the holidays! This book is written for ages 4-8, and the rhyming language can help them develop verbal language skills and learn to read! Written in the cadence of "'Twas the Night Before Christmas...."
The First Christmas Night
Written by: Keith Christopher
Illustrated by : Christine Kornacki
Publisher: Ideals Books
Hardcover: 32 pages
Christmas Jammies are on and ready for that bedtime favorite? As we settle in to read of Jesus' birth, a sweet telling for little ones will have them saying, "Read it again." In the back of the book are the Scriptures for the Biblical Story of the First Christmas: Luke 2:1, 4-16, 20 and Matthew 2:1-2, 9b-11.
Keith Christopher is a composer, arranger, orchestrator, and educator, and he has served as editor and producer for several major music publishers. In addition to writing and studio producing, Keith served on the faculty at the Blair School of Music of Vanderbilt University in Nashville. He lives in Hendersonville, Tennessee, with his wife and two children.
Christine Kornacki works as a Freelance Illustrator in Stamford, CT. Inspired by painters such as Normal Rockwell and Maxfield Parrish, Christine is classically trained as a realistic oil painter. She uses this strong foundational background to bring her Illustrations to life.
***Thank you to FlyBy Promotions for sending me a copy of Keith Christopher's The First Christmas Night and for offering one copy to a reader of this review. This review was written in my own words. No other compensation was received.***