This picture book is sure to be a favorite of parents and grandparents, because it helps them teach children ages 4 to 8 to reflect on the real meaning of Christmas rather than the traditions that surround the holiday. "And if we want the perfect star to shine upon our tree, look and see that Brightest Star, and there will Christmas be." Karen Kingsbury makes the true meaning of Christmas shine brighter than today's secularized version with an inspiring story that connects the contemporary Christmas glitz to its origins.
ISBN-13: 9780310867012 UPC: 025986867010 Availability: In Stock Ages: 4-8
'If we want the perfect star to shine upon our tree, Look and see that Brightest Star, and there will Christmas be.' On Christmas we give and get presents, we sing songs, and we decorate our homes. But what is Christmas really about? Is our happy holiday a Holy Day? Find out why we place the star on the Christmas tree. Imagine Christmas guests as travelers of long ago. And let the beautiful song 'Silent Night' fill your mind with pictures of the night Jesus was born. Because Christmas is God's gift to us---and if we look around and remember, we'll learn to see the real Christmas. This endearing story by bestselling novelist Karen Kingsbury will capture the hearts of children and parents and grandparents will appreciate the applications they can share.
New York Times bestselling author Karen Kingsbury is America's favorite inspirational novelist, with over 20 million books in print. Her Life-Changing Fiction has produced multiple bestsellers, including Unlocked, Leaving, Take One, Between Sundays, Even Now, One Tuesday Morning, Beyond Tuesday Morning, and Ever After, which was named the 2007 Christian Book of the Year. An award-winning author and newly published songwriter, Karen has several movies optioned for production, and her novel Like Dandelion Dust was made into a major motion picture and is now available on DVD. Karen is also a nationally known speaker with several women's groups including Women of Faith. She lives in Tennessee with her husband, Don, and their five sons, three of whom are adopted from Haiti. Their daughter Kelsey is married to Christian artist Kyle Kupecky. SPANISH BIO: Karen Kingsbury es autora de mas de treinta titulos, incluyendo algunos EXITOS de venta, uno de los cuales se uso para la pelicula de la semana de CBS. Es una de las atoras favoritas de novelas inspiradoras.Se han impreso mas de dos millones de ejemplares de sus libros. Kingsbury reside en el estado de Washington con Don, su esposo, y sus seis hijos, tres de los cuales los adotatron en Haiti.