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A Christmas Surprise: A Read-Aloud Bedtime Nativity Story for Children Audiobook

A Christmas Surprise: A Read-Aloud Bedtime Nativity Story for Children

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Publisher's Summary

Rediscover the Christmas story.

These tales look at the real Christmas story by those who saw it. Four short stories look at the story of the birth of baby Jesus as seen by the donkey in the stable, the shepherds on a hillside, the star gazing down on the little town of Bethlehem, and the baby's mother, Mary.

Based loosely on the Bible story about the arrival of the baby Jesus, these tales take a refreshing look at the nativity story at the heart of Christmas.

Develop your children's imagination, allowing them to create pictures in their minds and travel to a distant land.

A sweet and simple story of Christmas for children.

©2015 Jennifer Carter (P)2015 Jennifer Carter

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    Teresa 12-19-15
    Teresa 12-19-15

    It makes me happy to wake up everyday and look forward to listening. Many times I listen while doing artwork. I find it very relaxing.

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    "Four Precious Stories About the Birth of Jesus"

    "A Christmas Surprise" was such a wonderful audiobook. I loved it myself and can't wait until my grandchildren get to listen to it. Four different perspectives on the birth of baby Jesus. They were all so precious. I think I liked the donkey's story the best but they were all so neat. I myself will listen to this again because it made me feel good. This is what Christmas is all about to me. I love how it began. Just close your eyes and listen. Great writing by Jennifer Carter and the narration...

    Jeffrey W. Goodrich did an outstanding job reading these stories. He has a delightful, pleasant voice that goes perfectly with the book. Through these two amazing artists, this is an excellent way to teach children about Jesus.

    "This audiobook was provided by the author, narrator, or publisher at no cost in exchange for an unbiased review courtesy of Audiobook Blast."

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Jenny 12-17-15
    Jenny 12-17-15
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    "Lovely story this time of year and, perfect length"
    What did you love best about A Christmas Surprise: A Read-Aloud Bedtime Nativity Story for Children?

    The story is classic and my nieces 6 and 8 loved it!


    What was one of the most memorable moments of A Christmas Surprise: A Read-Aloud Bedtime Nativity Story for Children?

    The donkey and the Beatnik Shepherds were fun. I think it is a thoughtfully written story from a great perspective for kids.


    What does Jeffrey W. Goodrich bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    I believe he brought the characters to life in a fun way and was not over the top. Nice warm approach.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    The characters made my nieces Laugh and got a smile out of me.


    Any additional comments?

    Perfect length of a story for little ones. well Written and Well Performed. I would recommend this for a nice bedtime story as the title says. Kudos

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Tiasdolls 01-04-16
    Tiasdolls 01-04-16 Member Since 2015

    I love books...I love storytelling. Audiobooks allow me to enjoy a great story while still being able to do my daily routine. Thanks Audible

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    "Fun Way to Teach Perspectives to Children"
    Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

    Sure, but not necessarily the audiobook.


    What was the most interesting aspect of this story? The least interesting?

    I liked the idea of multiple perspectives on the Christmas story. The story was a little choppy, but it got the idea across.


    Would you listen to another book narrated by Jeffrey W. Goodrich?

    I enjoyed the narration. It would be fun to hear him in a different genre.


    Any additional comments?

    I received a copy of this audiobook in exchange for an honest review.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Martha 12-28-15
    Martha 12-28-15 Member Since 2015
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    "wonderful book about jesus birth"

    though this is a short book, it is a wonderful book about jesus birth told by different poins of view such as the donkey. I really enjoyed this children's book. I would recommend this book to all, young and old alike.

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    Jean Meade 12-16-15
    Jean Meade 12-16-15
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    "Great Christmas Story for Children"
    What did you love best about A Christmas Surprise: A Read-Aloud Bedtime Nativity Story for Children?

    A simply written and heartfelt rendering of the Christmas story told from multiple perspectives. The narrator did an excellent job of drawing me into the individual stories.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    I loved the perspective of the donkey and his expressive voice.


    Any additional comments?

    This is a perfect bedtime story.

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    "Great story for Christmas and the whole family"

    Fantastic story for the family and a fun play on the traditional nativity. Great performance!

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