The Little Shepherd

The Little Shepherd


The Savior is born! Come and see!

When a little shepherd boy is awoken by the brightness of angels one unexpected night, he is delighted to learn that a baby boy has come to save the world. In this gentle Christmas story told from the perspective of a young shepherd, children will be immersed in the wonder and joy of Jesus's birth. The exuberance of the little shepherd will inspire young children to go and tell the story of this special baby and the love God showed that night.

"Tenderness and love permeate this imaginative Christmas shepherd boy story. Brightly colored, jump-off-the-page illustrations meld beautifully with the wonderful storytelling, capturing the good news of Christmas."
—Joyce K. Ellis, author of The Fabulous World That God Made

"With sweet illustrations and gentle rhyme, this book is a lovely, refreshing retelling of the birth of Jesus. It belongs on every child's bookshelf."
—Glenys Nellist, author of 'Twas the Evening of Christmas and the Love Letters from God series

"Elizabeth Jaeger's The Little Shepherd is a wonderful introduction to the Christmas story for the youngest readers. Simple rhymes combined with charming illustrations make this the perfect stocking stuffer/Christmas read aloud."
—Jamie A. Swenson, author of A Fall Ball for All and Meet Woof & Quack

"Children will relate to the child's point of view while enjoying the rhyming text and joyful art. Add this book to your collection of Christmas favorites."
—Robin Currie, author of The Very Best Story Ever Told and the Baby Bible Storybook series

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  • ISBN


  • Hardcover

    32 pages

  • Age

    Toddler (1-3 years)

  • Dimensions

    9.25 x 9.25

  • Season/Occasion

    Advent; Christmas

  • Publication Date

    Tuesday, October 22, 2019