The First Christmas Night


By Keith Christopher

By Christine Kornacki

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$11.99 CAD



  1. Board book $7.99 $11.99 CAD
  2. Hardcover $16.99 $22.99 CAD

This item is a preorder. Your payment method will be charged immediately, and the product is expected to ship on or around October 3, 2023. This date is subject to change due to shipping delays beyond our control.

Experience the events of Jesus’s birth on that first Christmas night with this stunning board book written in the beloved style of "'Twas the Night Before Christmas." 

"'Twas the very first Christmas when all through the town, not a creature was stirring—there was not a sound."

This beautiful retelling of the birth of Jesus celebrates that fateful night in Bethlehem so long ago. The story begins with Mary and Joseph's arrival in Bethlehem and continues through Christ's birth, the angels' appearance to the shepherds, and the wise men's visit. Simple, elegant verses are brought to life with lush oil paintings, creating an enchanting reading experience for little ones and their families.

On Sale
Oct 3, 2023
Page Count
24 pages

Keith Christopher

About the Author

Keith Christopher is an award-winning composer, arranger, lyricist, and author, and his musical talent is evident in the lyrical verses of The First Christmas Night. In addition to writing and producing music, Keith is on the music faculty at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, where he teaches music theory and composition.

At a very early age, Christine Kornacki developed a love for painting and bringing stories to life. After receiving a BFA in illustration from the University of Hartford, her dreams of illustrating children’s books began to take shape, including illustrating the best-selling book The Sparkle Box. She spends her days painting in her studio, which adjoins a charming café in New Haven, Connecticut.

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