Sheba’s Journey (illustrated Christmas book for children)

Illustrated by Susan Bateman

*Order your copy before the 18th December in time for Christmas 2019!*

This delightful Christmas book for kids will capture young imaginations and help your child enter more deeply into the spirit of the Nativity. Sheba’s Journey tells the tale of a special camel who is chosen to carry valuable gifts to a mysterious king. Unpacking the mystery of the Epiphany story in Matthew 2:1-12 with beautiful illustrations that will inspire a childlike wonder and joy in readers of all ages, Sheba’s Journey charts the long journey of the Magi through the desert to reach the Holy Land, from the camel’s perspective. The story is perfect for children aged 7 to 11, though younger children will enjoy the lushly painted illustrations and endearing story, too.

Susan Bateman is a retired primary school teacher, mother and grandmother. Her previous books with Second Spring include The Mass Illustrated for Children, and Teach Me Therese.

Get 30% off orders of 10+ copies of any of our children’s catechesis books (quantities and titles can be combined as you like), plus postage until 18th December 2019. Use the coupon code CHRISTMAS19BULK at checkout to get the discount. Our standard year-round offer of free UK shipping for orders of 25+ copies also applies: just add the coupon code 25BULKFREESHIP at checkout, along with the sale coupon.

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24 pages, paperback, laminate cover, saddle-stitched.
Size: 210 x 280 mm


UK: Your order will be sent by Royal Mail (orders despatched within 3 working days). Please leave a message on 07821 844888 if you need an order expedited. ORDER BY THE CLOSE OF WEDNESDAY 18 DEC FOR PRE-CHRISTMAS DELIVERY 2019.


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Sheba sometimes watched the great trading caravans as they left to cross the desert, the camels laden with merchandise and festooned with brightly coloured tassels. She couldn't help feeling that there was some great task for her to do, some task that no other camel could perform quite as well as she could...

Sheba's Journey