Good News! It’s Christmas! by Glenys Nellist & Lizzie Walkley ~ #BoardBook #Review ~ @GlenysNellist

Title: Good News! It’s Christmas!
Author: Glenys Nellist
Illustrator:
Lizzie Walkley

Cover

The Story:
This rhyming board book is a fun and bright retelling of the Christmas story. Drawing on Luke 2:10-11, children see the Good News being spread far and wide.

Favourite Spread:
Lizzie’s diverse illustrations are really sweet and bring the nativity story to life along with Glenys’ lyrical rhyming couplets.

Good news 3

Each spread repeats “Good news” which children will enjoy and many feature animal noises. I loved the addition of untraditional animals in the nativity story, such as pigeons.

Good news 2

The Verdict:
This gentle, rhyming retelling of the Christmas story would make a lovely first Christmas (or Christening) gift. The repetition and animal sounds, within such short text, makes this perfect for the very young and the diverse illustrations are equally lovely.

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Publisher: Discovery House Publishers
Publication date:
2 October 2019
ISBN: 978-1627079235

 

I am very grateful to the publisher for letting me read this book via Net Galley.  This voluntary review contains my honest opinion.

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