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The Story of Christmas Download The Story Of Christmas Author Pamela Dalton Federicoscridel.eu Pamela Dalton S Exquisite, Intricate Scissor Cut Illustrations Wonderfully Illuminate The Story Of Christmas Deeply Reverent, Richly Detailed, And Teeming With Life, Dalton S Images Follow The Story Of The Nativity From The Appearance Of The Angel, To The Shepherds Who Came From The Fields, And To The Three Wise Men Who Followed The Star To Pay Respect For Their New King Working In A Pennsylvania German Folk Art Tradition, Rich With Lovingly Rendered Animals And Figures, Pamela Dalton Has Created A Book That Takes A Deserved Place Among The Finest Celebrations Of Christmas.

10 thoughts on “The Story of Christmas

  1. says:

    Since I ve exhausted pretty much all the holiday e picture books at my local library with the exception of toy and TV tie ins , I was left with little to review on New Year s Eve but this book that tells the story of Christmas from a very Biblical perspective.I m probably not the audience for a book like this, as I m not a Christian However, I can appreciate a well done Nativity story one of my favourite holiday reads this year was Mary Engelbreit s A Night of Great Joy The Story of Christmas, however, left me cold for a few reasons.The artwork is somewhat impressive, although it isn t really something I, personally, like I also don t like the stereotypical blond Jesus and the fact that Joseph looks old enough to be Mary s grandfather he s mostly bald and what little hair he does have on his head is white The black backgrounds make the artwork striking, but I m not sure if it will be something that will appeal to kids.And that brings me to my main complaint with this book It appears to be marketed as a children s book, but the old fashioned language and mature subject matter we re dealing with the version from the Gospel of Matthew here, so we ve got a murderous king trying to kill a baby don t seem appropriate for kids The nastier elements aren t really spelled out, which could lead to further confusion unless one is familiar with the story Near the end of the book, we see Joseph taking his famil...

  2. says:

    Lovely, lovely illustrations The scissor cut art is unique and beautiful Love seeing something different to the telling of the Christmas story The end of the book is very fitting And the child grew, and waxed strong in spirit and the grace of God was upon him.

  3. says:

    This is one of those books that took me for a surprise Most books that offer the story of Christmas normally adapt the story to make the reading better for younger audiences while also presenting them with illustrations to emphasize the story thus being a gate to later Nativity readings In Pamela Dalton s book the story is taken from the Bible thus allowing young readers...

  4. says:

    Pamela Dalton s cut paper artwork, the star of this book, is accompanied by text from the King James Bible The black backgrounds in particular make the stunning art really pop And the reproduction of the art is very good The thing that lets it down in the ebook version, which I read, is the wonky digital formatting as is too often the case when publishers take a print book and make it available in digital format Picture books and other illustrated books seem to fare particularly badly whe...

  5. says:

    The illustrations are beautiful, but for a picture book the language needs to be simpler.

  6. says:

    Beautiful illustrations It was a joy to reread the birth of Christ.

  7. says:

    Pamela Dalton s illustrations are breathtaking The King James Bible is incredibly poetic and can be hard even for adults to understand, but Dalton s drawings are a visual feast that makes this version easy even for children.

  8. says:

    Great for 1st grade CCD class during Advent Includes angels appearing to all, king Herod, the , and how they had to flee to Egypt.Beautiful illustrartions Worked out very well with class while we followed the book along with our nativity set and actions.

  9. says:

    The story of Christ s birth from the King James version of the Bible I love reading these familiar words paired with illustrations The illustrations are different than I envision for the nativity, yet they are beautiful

  10. says:

    Beautiful illustrations, but the story ended abruptly.

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