Annotations for Friendly Beasts


Baker & Taylor
An illustrated version of an old English Christmas carol in which animals tell of the gifts they have given to the newborn Jesus.

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Zondervan House

"Jesus our brother kind and good
Was humbly born in a stable rude
And the friendly beasts around him stood
Jesus our brother, kind and good"

Join a cow, a camel, a dove, a donkey, and a sheep as they explain what gifts they brought the son of God on the very first Christmas. The Friendly Beasts offers a new way to look at the birth of Jesus through beautiful, memorable illustrations, traditional holiday lyrics, and a CD with narration and music performed by Rebecca St. James.



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Zondervan House
Illustrated by Anna Vojtech, The Friendly Beasts is a beautiful depiction of this traditional Christmas carol about the gifts that a donkey, a cow, a sheep, a camel, and a dove gave to Jesus at the Nativity. The book also contains a CD with two songs performed by award-winning artist Rebecca St. James, including The Friendly Beasts and Shine Your Glory Down.

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