Sheba’s Journey (illustrated Christmas book for children)

Illustrated by Susan Bateman

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 5 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.

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


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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