Title: A Baby in Bethlehem: The Story of Christmas
Author: Sally Owen
Illustrator: John Hayson
Year: 1994 (First Edition)
Publisher: Tamarind (SU Publishing)
Remarks: Pop-up book; inscribed
Book Condition: Good/Very Good
Jacket Condition: N/A
Description: "Christmas. Excitement, anticipation, joy and wonder. And it all started with a baby born in Bethlehem.
Open the windows on each page of this beautiful pop-out book, and experience again the message of the angels, the visit of the shepherds, the journey of the wise men – the story of that first Christmas."
Stunningly illustrated with double-spread watercolour paintings.
Glazed pictorial boards. Small dent along upper edge of rear cover. Corners lightly bumped and rubbed. Slight damage to spine ends (refer to image). Neat gift inscription in blue ballpoint on front pastedown. Some marking in red felt-tip on rear pastedown. Pages are in excellent condition, with all pop-ups and flaps in full working order. A handful of the latter are creased from handling, but are otherwise undamaged.
Rare first edition.
Measures 22 cm × 22 cm (8.8″ × 8.8″). Oversize 8vo. Unpaginated.