The Baby Jesus, by Mary Alice Jones

baby jesusAnother of Gloria’s childhood books.

A young couple, Joseph and Mary, travel to Bethlehem but there are no vacancies available at the inn. Mary is pregnant and about to give birth, so the inn-keeper allows them to take shelter in the stable.

Overnight the baby is born and:

Joseph turned to look at Mary and the baby. “Even the skies seem to be happy tonight, Mary. The skies seem to be glad about your baby”

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Illustrated by Elizabeth Webbe.

As a special Christmas day bonus, what is in my opinion, the best performance of THE best Christmas song.

Song 25 of my “31 Songs”. 

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