This title features perfect soothing songs for this exciting time of year. The book and CD feature six Christmas tunes, including the well-known classics Away in a Manger, Silent Night and the delightful Little Donkey. Children aged 3 to 5 will enjoy looking at the pretty pictures, listening to the accompanying CD, learning the words and singing along. It also includes O Little Town of Bethlehem, I Saw Three Ships, and Little Jesus, Sweetly Sleep - sure to lull your little ones into peaceful slumber. Little donkey, little donkey, On the dusty road. Got to keep on plodding onwards With your precious load. Ring out those bells tonight, Bethlehem, Bethlehem; Follow that star tonight, Bethlehem, Bethlehem. Little donkey, little donkey, had a heavy day, Little donkey, carry Mary safely on her way.
Nicola Baxter has written or compiled more than three hundred titles for a variety of international publishers, and she particularly enjoys the marriage of words and pictures that children's books entail. Rebecca Finn's cheerful and original illustrations have appeared in numerous children's books as well as a range of greetings cards. She won the Myra Robertson Baby Book of the Year Award in 2012 for Busy Park.