By silver stars and golden moon At break of dawn you came! Kiss your nose, those tiny toes On the day that you were born. The birth of a child is an occasion for joy, and when Jesus was born, thewhole world rejoiced. This unique Christmas story lyrically evokes forchildren the excitement of the day they were born, and the wonder of themiraculous birth at the center of the Nativity story. Lush illustrationsecho the simple poem in a dazzling celebration of birth - and of the babyborn that very first Christmas.
Sally Lloyd-Jones is a former editor and she is the author of numerous books for children including I Can Talk to God! (Standard Publishing) and What Do You Eat? (Zondervan, 1999).
Jackie Morris has illustrated several books for children including How the Whale Became by Ted Hughes (Orchard, 2000) and The Stories Jesus Told by Mary Hoffman (Phyllis Fogelman Books, 2000).