Over in a Stable

SKU: C03980B


Over in a Stable, written by award-winning author Suzanne Nelson, is a beautiful and engaging Christmas read-aloud for you and your little ones that tells the story of the nativity, featuring the memorable counting and cadence of the beloved classic poem “Over in the Meadow.”

Over in a stable, though the hour was growing late,
grazed one mother sheep and her fleecy lambs eight.
“Give,” said the mother.
“We give,” said the eight.
And they gave their hay to make a bed to rest a King so great. 

With vibrant illustrations from artist Aleksandar Zolotic and gorgeous verse by award-winning author Suzanne Nelson, Over in a Stable counts up from one little drummer boy to ten little children, showing the animals and people who gathered to celebrate the arrival of baby Jesus on that miraculous night in Bethlehem.

32 pages

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A must have Christmas book!

Teros| 2020-12-31 10:25

If you are looking to add to your Christmas book collection, this is a must have. The illustrations are absolutely beautiful, and the story/poem is so endearing. My children (from ages 3 to teen) love it, and I love it!

Reverent and Beautiful

Margot| 2021-01-01 17:35

This is a lovely rhyming book featuring all the major characters in the Christmas story. The pictures are bright and lovely. The ryhming gives it a gentle cadence that keeps it fresh and easy to read. I'm so glad I got it.