First published in 1952, this classic Little Golden Book retelling of the Christmas story was illustrated by beloved artist Eloise Wilkin. Its simple but poetic text gently invites children to hear the story of Jesus' birth in a stable in Bethlehem.
About the Author
Jane Werner had a long and prolific association with Golden Books. Writing under a dozen different names, she was the author and/or editor of more than 70 books.
Garth Williams was a renowned children's book illustrator. His work is easily recognizable in the classic Golden Books favorites "The Sailor Dog," "The Friendly Book," "Mister Dog," and "The Kitten Who Thought He Was a Mouse,"
Eloise Wilkin (1904-1987) illustrated dozens of classic Golden Books in her long career. Famous for her instantly recognizable style, she provided the art for such books as" Baby Dear, We Help Mommy, and the original Little Golden Book versions of "Prayers for Children and "My Little Golden Book About God.