The Visit of the Wise Men by Martha Jander. Jander tells the story of the Wise Men with beautiful rhyming text but it's the illustrations that I love about this book.
Each picture is rich in color and detail. The furnishings, clothing and people have a middle eastern feel to them. That seems appropriate since Jesus was born in ancient Israel - not America.
I appreciate that The Visit of the Wise Men helps my children visualize a culture very different from our own.
The Visit of the Wise Men is a great book to add to your Christmas children's book collection!
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