Room for a Little One: The Story of Christmas
That cold winter's night, beneath the star's light, a Little One came for the world. The Story of Christmas is told through the animals' words and deeds making it accessible and full of child-appeal. It brings the Nativity to life and offers a universal message about kindness to all creatures. Every word is special in this simple, well-crafted book from master storyteller, Martin Waddell. Perfect for anyone wanting a more traditional retelling of the birth of Jesus for young children.
Martin Waddell is known and respected the world over for his incredible storytelling. Martin has won the Smarties Prize twice and was presented with the Hans Christian Andersen Award for children's literature. His books for Orchard, include 'The Dirty Great Dinosaur' illustrated by Leonie Lord, and two wonderful story collections 'The Orchard Book of Goblins, Ghouls and Ghosts' (illustrated by Tony Ross) and 'The Orchard Book of Hans Christian Andersen's Fairy Tales' (illustrated by Emma Chichester Clark). Martin lives in Northern Ireland. Jason Cockcroft was born in New Zealand and raised in Leeds, England. He is best known for his internationally acclaimed picture book illustrations and for his cover artwork for the final three Harry Potter books. During his time at Falmouth School of Art he entered the Macmillan Prize for Children's Illustration, winning a place in the final exhibition where his work was noticed by publishers and agents. He won the Blue Peter Award for his work on Geraldine McCaughrean's retelling of 'Pilgrim's Progress', and has been nominated for the Kate Greenaway award. He lives in North Yorkshire.