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.
Jane Werner Watson|Eloise Wilkin
About Jane Werner Watson
JANE WERNER WATSON was one of the original editors of Little Golden Books. She also wrote dozens of Golden Books, ranging in subject matter from Mickey Mouse to dinosaurs. Her My Little Golden Book About God, published in 1956 and also illustrated by Eloise Wilkin, remains one of Golden Books' most popular titles.
About Eloise Wilkin
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.
From the Board edition.
The Christmas Story by Jane Werner Watson; illustrated by Eloise Wilkin