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Who should carry Mary to Bethlehem, where she will give birth to the baby Jesus? Should it be the majestic lion, the king of all creatures? The unicorn, sparkling with mystery? Or the humble donkey, who lifts heavy loads? Well, as the donkey points out, if the unborn baby is to carry the burdens of the world, “he had better be carried by me”. That is how one little donkey’s trek to Bethlehem starts. And as his journey unfolds, he is touched by the magic and mystery of the Nativity…

  • An enchanting Christmas story by Jeanette Winterson
  • Sparkles with originality, humour and powerful feeling
  • A book to treasure, full of beautiful colour pictures
  • Jeanette Winterson won the Whitbread First Novel Prize

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Date published

October 2nd, 2014

Lexile measure

1150L Lexiles are the global standard in reading assessment. They are unique as they are able to measure a child and a book on the same scale – ensuring the right book gets to the right child at the right time.

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