Room for a Little One

A Christmas Tale

Illustrated by Jason Cockcroft
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About The Book

This favorite Christmas picture book is now available in a reduced size padded board book perfect for little hands with bright red foil on the cover to share the holiday cheer!

In the stable next to an inn, Kind Ox is just settling in for the night when Old Dog comes into the stable. Kind Ox makes room for Old Dog, who in turn makes room for Stray Cat, who then makes room for Small Mouse--and each time, the larger animal says to the small, "There's always room for a little one here." Finally, Tired Donkey comes by, carrying Joseph and Mary, who asks "Where will my child be born?" Kind Ox replies, "There is always room for a little one here." And so, Jesus is born in the stable with the animals all around Him.

About The Author

Martin Waddell is the award-winning author of many books for children, including Can't You Sleep, Little Bear? and the other Little Bear books, illustrated by Barbara Firth, Farmer Duck, illustrated by Helen Oxenbury, and Owl Babies, illustrated by Patrick Benson. He lives in Northern Ireland.

About The Illustrator

Jason Cockcroft won the first ever Blue Peter Award in England for his illustrations in John Bunyan's A Pilgrim's Progress, retold by Geraldine McCaughrean. He illustrated Daddy's Lullaby by Tony Bradman, which was selected as one of the Best Books for Babies by the Beginning with Books® Center for Early Literacy. He lives in North Yorkshire, England.

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