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Happy Birthday Christmas Child by Laura Sassi


Friday, December 9, 2022 -

A special birthday – a special Baby! Join Mary and Joseph, angels, shepherds, sheep, and various stable critters as they celebrate the birthday of a very special baby in this rhyming counting book for little readers and their families.

Count to TEN with Mary and Joseph as they await the birth of Baby Jesus in this sweet rhyming board book for the littlest ones. Published by Paraclete Press and illustrated by Gabi Murphy with plenty to notice and count on each spread, it’s a charming introduction for the littlest ones to the real gift of Christmas – Jesus!

Written by bestselling author Laura Sassi and illustrated by Gabi Murphy, Happy Birthday, Christmas Child! celebrates the warmth, wonder, and excitement of the night Jesus was born. Written in gentle rhyme with bright illustrations and lots of things for little ones to notice and count, it’s sure to be a Christmas favorite.

Laura Sassi has a passion for telling stories in prose and rhyme. She is the author of multiple books for young children including the best-selling Goodnight, Ark, Love Is Kind, Little Ewe, and Bunny Finds Easter. Her new counting board book, Happy Birthday, Christmas Child is out now and coming in 2023, she’s looking forward to the release of My Tender Heart Bible and My Tender Heart Prayer Book.

Laura had a successful teaching career before becoming a children’s author. She’s been a homeschool mom, children’s ministry director, historic museum interpreter, and more. She writes daily from her home in New Jersey and finds special joy in sharing messages of kindness, comfort, and faith through stories at school visits, church gatherings, and other events.

Happy Birthday, Christmas Child is available in bookstores and online now. Be sure to visit the book’s landing page at https://happybirthdaychristmaschild.com to get your own activity kit to goes with the book!

You can find the book at https://happybirthdaychristmaschild.com

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