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'Twas the Morning of Easter

SKU: C04154B


A follow-up to the popular ’Twas the Evening of Christmas from beloved author Glenys Nellist. ’Twas the Morning of Easter tells the story of the resurrection of Jesus in a fresh way, with a familiar rhythm and rhyme that children will love, following the pattern of Clement Moore’s iconic “’Twas the Night Before Christmas.”

Glenys Nellist, beloved author of the bestselling ’Twas the Evening of Christmas, reveals the joy and beauty of the resurrection of Jesus in a fresh, inspiring way in ’Twas the Morning of Easter. Using the classic cadence of Clement Moore’s iconic poem, “’Twas the Night Before Christmas,” this gorgeous picture book shares the true story of Easter with little ones with read-aloud rhymes and engaging illustrations by Elena Selivanova. With an eye-catching cover decorated in shining foil and embossing, this book is perfect for any Easter basket and sure to be a treasured Easter tradition for years to come.

’Twas the Morning of Easter excerpt:

’Twas the morning of Easter, before the sun rose, Two guards on a hillside were trying to doze. Now Jesus had died, only three days before, A huge stone was in place, sealed over the door.

’Twas the Morning of Easter:

  • Is written by Glenys Nellist, author of the beloved The Wonder That Is You, and the Snuggle Time and Love Letters from God series
  • Is told in the style of Clement Moore’s iconic poem—“’Twas the Night before Christmas”
  • Retells the story of the resurrection of Jesus in a fresh way
  • Features a familiar rhythm and rhyme that children ages 4-8 will love
  • Brings the resurrection story to life through Elena Selivanova’s beautiful, rich illustrations
  • Is the perfect way for adults to share the powerful story of Easter with the little ones in their lives

32 pages

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Sue| 2021-04-08 19:15

This is a beautifully written and illustrated book of Easter Morning. My young grandsons loved it and I know they will enjoy it for years to come. It is a book to treasure.


EC| 2021-04-14 17:49

Tells story beautifully.

A book he did not seek for.

Rose| 2021-04-22 19:14

Beautiful picture book however it did not captivate our 7yr. old. After catching on to the 'Twas the night before Christmas' references in the book, he laughed and that was it. He prefered His straightforward hand-me-down scripture- based Easter book.

Easter Morning story

Brenda L.| 2021-11-25 22:17

Was always looking for the Easter story to go along with the Christmas story. Very glad to have both as a set for our young ones.!!!