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

  • by Jennifer Carter
  • Narrated by Jeffrey W. Goodrich
  • 0 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

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.

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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.

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- Teresa "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."

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

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- Jenny

Book Details

  • Release Date: 12-08-2015
  • Publisher: Hope Books Ltd