Mary’s Little Donkey – Picture Book

Gunhild Sehlin

Illustrated by Helene Muller

 

$17.95

This much-loved classic Christmas tale is now adapted for younger children and sumptuously illustrated by Helene Muller.

A long time ago in the Holy Land lived a scruffy little lazy donkey. When he met gentle, kind Mary, his world changed forever. When Mary and Joseph have to make the long journey to Bethlehem, the now faithful little donkey gets them there safely. Ending with the wonder of the birth of Jesus, this beautiful picture book edition of Gunhild Sehlin’s classic chapter book contains lavish paintings with details of the Holy Land.

A completely unique version of the traditional nativity story, told from the point of view of the little donkey who rises to meet Mary’s loving belief in him. A moving tale to delight children and adults alike. Highly recommended!!

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Author Gunhild Sehlin (1911-1997) was a teacher in the south of Sweden and worked with children in Jerusalem. Mary’s Little Donkey has been widely translated.

Illustrator Helene Muller was born in Paris in 1957, and studied at the Ecole Nationale Superiure des Arts Decoratifs in Paris. She has illustrated numerous books for children.

144 pages, 9″ x 11 1/4″, 2016.


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