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The illustrations are gorgeous, even frame-worthy.
The text is also rich and true to the Biblical record.
A must every Advent season.
Paul L. Meier has written many other books such as In the Fullness of Time: A Historian Looks at Christmas, Easter, and the Early Church, The Very First Easter, Martin Luther: A... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Steven H Propp
A wonderful telling of Christ`s birth. Geared towards ages 5 or 6 and up. My kids loved it! It gives scripture references and explanations are well written. Read morePublished 21 months ago by AmyJo
Bought book based on sermon illustration and authors history. Kids book versus adult oriented. Well done for ages 8 to 10. Will pass on to the grandkids.Published 21 months ago by Amazon Customer
This book really surprised me. I though I was just getting a story but this book includes actual pictures, maps and cultural information to better understand and relate to the... Read morePublished 21 months ago by Kelli
A good Christmas book. Like the illustrations and the message but our kids are still a little young for it and even if they weren't we don't think they would have been overly wowed... Read morePublished 22 months ago by AUMAN
Wonderfully illustrated with gorgeous pictures and a super story.The book would work well for every age but could also be adapted for a Childrens Christmas program with very little... Read morePublished 22 months ago by rita785
This book was not at all what I expected. It was not for young children first off. They were totally confused and had not interest in ever reading it again. Read morePublished on January 9, 2011 by Leslie Spies
Paul Maier is a professor of Ancient History at Western Michigan University and the author of A Skeleton in God's Closet, a historical-theological thriller for adults. Read morePublished on December 14, 2009 by Shanna A. Gonzalez