Isaac had a tumor in one eye that he had removed, and now he has to have his other eye taken out as well. And it almost went by unnoticed… Premise/plot: Song of the Stars is a Christmas story, a nativity story. I love to read it because the language is so beautiful and the message is so lovely. Families will treasure this fresh perspective on the nativity for years to come. The gentle and soft illustrations will be loved by young and old. We all adore the beautiful illustrations of the creation and creatures as they listen to God and the angels declare that "It's time!". They’ve been waiting with eager longing for the coming of God’s long promised son, and when at last he arrives,… Sally was raised in Africa, at a boarding school in England, studied at the Sorbonne in Paris, and now lives in NYC. Song of the Stars, written by bestselling author Sally Lloyd-Jones, enhances Advent traditions and adds depth to Christmas Eve readings of the Christmas Story. One of my favorite Christmas books of all time. Grades. Beautifully illustrated and told from the perspective of the animals and all creation, Song of the Stars: This sweet board book is great for Christmas-themed story times and as an addition for your little one’s library that will be treasured for many years. The Johansens and the Rosens often suffer through freezing nights with no heat source. Her work has been critically acclaimed by both the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times. This story went really well with the advent calendars the kids made in class this year, which we got from a church member's blog: This is a really beautiful book. Publisher. It's beautiful and glorious, as the whole earth rejoices in His miraculous coming. It is beautiful and so are the pictures painted by Alison Jay. Imagine if you will, every item in creation anticipating the time when God would send His only Son to the Earth to redeem mankind. Summary: All of creation is filled with anticipation of the coming newborn king. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The animals and the earth are eagerly watching for the birth, knowing the time has come; and the reader is drawn into the excitement of the coming Messiah in the form of a baby. Captivating and powerfully written yet with such simplicity. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. … Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Beautiful Christmas story. Absolutely gorgeous illustrations, and beautiful to read aloud. She loves books and 'reads' them over and over. Lovely, Sweet Story With Good Illustrations, Reviewed in the United States on May 8, 2019. Song of the Stars is a lovely little board book, just the perfect size for the small hands of toddlers and preschoolers. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on November 24, 2016, Lovely text and illustrations of the Nativity story for children, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on January 20, 2013. The text is lyrical and perfectly captures the wonder of Christmas, while the incredible illustrations by the widely-acclaimed Alison Jay are the perfect accompaniment. I gave this to my 2 yr. old granddaughter for Christmas and she immediately let me read it to her. Her novels have been translated into thirteen languages and published in more than twenty countries. A song drifted over the hills…. PreK-K M. Genre. She brings it to us over and over to read. This Christmas story teaches several names of Jesus as various animals - and in fact creation itself - rejoice in the birth of the savior. Thanks for stopping by my Goodreads Page. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on December 25, 2019. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. Unable to add item to List. Let us know what’s wrong with this preview of, Published I have hard time reading this one out loud because I, without fail, get choked up at the end. Song of the Stars A Christmas Story (Book) : Lloyd-Jones, Sally : The Song of the Stars, written by best-selling author Sally Lloyd-Jones, is a Christmas book that explores the joy and excitement and celebration in all of creation at the coming of Jesus. I am voting this book as 2011's most beautiful Christmas book. Reviewed in the United States on February 2, 2019. Board book – Illustrated, October 6, 2015, Zonderkidz; Illustrated edition (October 6, 2015), Reviewed in the United States on January 4, 2019, We love, love, love this book in our family! If you are looking for a book that stirs your soul and makes the wonder and awe of Christmas anew, then this book is for you. The story is of how God's creation praised the coming of Yeshua Messiah (Jesus Christ), skipping all the preachiness of so many children's book. It conveyed the feeling that this was truly a momentous occasion in the history of the world. She has such a gift for sharing scripture with children in a poetic and artistic form. News rang out across the open fields. This time we take a surprising look at how all creation rejoiced at the birth of our Savior. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. ‎The Song of the Stars, written by best-selling author Sally Lloyd-Jones, is a Christmas book that explores the joy and excitement and celebration in all of creation at the coming of Jesus. She seemed very pleased. Zonderkidz. I bought this book to read with my toddler before Christmas. My kids LOVE Song of the Stars. Very beautiful story and illustrations. This is a Nativity story like no other, poetically depicting the excited anticipation of all creation for the arrival of the Savior of the world. Read this book first at the bookstore but did not purchase it, much to my regret. I really enjoyed this little book...looking forward to reading to my grandnieces and everyone at church. You can almost feel the coolness of the water, the softness of the wind and practically dance to the way the descriptive and oh so lovely narrative sings. A beautiful book written by Sally Lloyd Jones, which tells the story of the excitement that all life felt with Jesus Christ was born. She has been engaged in the lovely pictures and points to each animal on each page ("Fox! Using anticipation this story creates a magical setting. Written by the wonderful Sally Lloyd-Jones, who wrote our favorite "Jesus Storybook Bible: Every story whispers His name.". "It's time! ", The text and the beautiful illustrations work together to give the reader a real sense of joyful anticipation. Zondervan. Not so much a retelling or Christmas story as it is an imaginative, poetic, artistic work that aims to stir the anticipation in the reader that the creation felt waiting for Jesus, and still feels awaiting His return. Thankfully, those teetering WTR stacks can... To see what your friends thought of this book. Not sure how this got such raving reviews. Harrison lives with her family in Michigan’s Eastern Upper Peninsula. Song of the Stars: A Christmas Story is a beautiful story. Well, that is exactly what Sally Lloyd-Jones has done with her book Song of the Stars. Read more about how we use the Jesus Storybook Bible to bring Christ in to our children’s daily lives here. Seventeen-year-old Hazel Grace Lancaster reluctantly attends a cancer patients' support group at her mothers behest. A beautiful story of how the world got ready for the Savior to be born. I appreciate that this version of the Christmas story doesn't tell the exact story we've all heard...instead, it speaks to the anticipation the world feels. Illustrated by Alison Jay. Another discovery this Christmas season and a gift from my sister for my birthday this year. I appreciated the unique perspective a lot! September passes and the weather gets colder. It is a wonderful book to read aloud. Beautifully illustrated and told from the perspective of the animals and all creation, Song of the Stars: In one of the meetings she catches the eye of a teenage boy, and through the course of the meeting she learns the boys name is Augustus Waters. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. The Song of Stars: The Lore of a Zulu Shaman. Another delightful offering from Sally Lloyd-Jones! My 4-year-old grandson loved it, and so did all my adult friends who got to see it before I gave it to him. I like it better in the regular size though instead of the board book. Books and Authors Top Teaching Blog Teacher's Tool Kit Student Activities The Teacher Store Book Clubs Book Fairs Scholastic Education Classroom Magazines ... Song of the Stars A Christmas Story. I love the words within and I am sure this will become a seasonal favorite. 4.6 out of 5 stars 5 ratings. Her books (which are written for children, but lots of adults are reading) include: The Jesus Storybook Bible, winner of the Platinum Book Award; Thoughts To Make Your Heart Sing, winner of the Association of Christian Publisher’s Book of the Year Award in the adult inspiration category; How to be a Baby, a New York Times Notable Book of the Year; Song of the Stars; as well as board books like Found and Loved for her tiniest readers. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. Refresh and try again. He's there to support their mutual friend, Isaac. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on February 14, 2014. Keira, age 5, is captivated by all of the animals. Families will treasure this fresh perspective on the nativity for years to come. The pictures are gorgeous, both my children and I thought this was wonderful. Song of the Stars Summary Families will treasure this fresh perspective on the nativity for years to come. After the meeting end… It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. This does a nice job of picturing what the joy of the world could have looked like when its Creator arrived as a baby. I love the style of art and the look of the animals. The gentle and soft illustrations will be loved by young and old. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. She is also the author of Song of the River, Cry of the Wind, and Call Down the Stars, which comprise the Storyteller Trilogy, also set in prehistoric North America. The Song of the Stars, written by best-selling author Sally Lloyd-Jones, is a Christmas book that explores the joy and excitement and celebration in all of creation at the coming of Jesus. Gorgeous illustrations accompany Sally's wonderful text. 32 pages. A really great read for Christmas Eve. The prose is perfectly suited for this anticipatory story. All of nature anticipates the arrival of their King, in this gorgeously illustrated story that shows snails and whales, lambs and lions and wild stallions, all watching the heavens for the signs of Christ's birth. Our 17 month old likes when we read this one dramatically because it has such lyrical text. Song of the Stars is a beautiful, well-written book that describes the birth of Christ. This book is just beautiful. She can be found at www.sallylloyd-jones.com. Simple enough for young kids, with pretty illustrations and lots of different creatures celebrating the arrival of the baby King. I will be sharing this book widely and often. The nativity story is lost in this rendition of that historical event. This was delivered on time and is a lovely gift for my granddaughter to treasure. A Song of Stars book. Please try again. Sally Lloyd-Jones. Beautifully illustrated and told from the perspective of the animals and all creation, Song of the Stars: She has written over 25 books, spanning the Christian and the general markets. My favorite line in the book is about newborn Jesus: “Heaven’s Son sleeping under the stars that he made.”, One of my favorite Christmas books of all time, Reviewed in the United States on October 30, 2017. I recommend this book highly-- get one for any beloved child in your life, and order another one to keep for yourself! The words are a beautiful way to share the original Christmas story with children, without simply quoting Luke 2 or getting sappy. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on December 6, 2013. Song of the Stars, written by bestselling author Sally Lloyd-Jones, enhances Advent traditions and adds depth to Christmas Eve readings of the Christmas story. Please try again. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, features easy-to-read text and is perfect for ages 0-4, is ideal for Advent and Christmas story time, explores the joy, excitement, and celebration of creation and the coming of Jesus, inspires discussions of why Advent is observed, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. If you love nature, this is the Christmas story for you. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. Reviewed in the United States on December 7, 2012. Magnificent. 0310722918. Despite this hardship, Annemarie, Mama, and Kirsti still find things to laugh about. Song of the Stars features performances by Seven Dance Company under the artistic direction of Cassia Cramer, woven together with a narration by astrophysicist Paul Sutter. In that way, this can be an enjoyable part of a family's Advent season. It is also beautiful to read out loud. Win-win. By Alison Jay, Sally Lloyd-Jones. Book Summary: All of creation is filled with anticipation of the coming newborn king. Because of her cancer, she uses a portable oxygen tank to breathe properly. Both the words and the illustrations are breathtaking. When Jesus was born this was important to all animals children and adults and the stars guided the whole world. and I just had to have this book in my library, and the libraries of my grandchildren. This portrayal of the birth of Jesus is just beautiful. In this original fusio… Be the first to ask a question about Song of the Stars. There's a problem loading this menu right now. We first read Sally Lloyd Jones’ Song of the Stars when we were recently hanging out with some friends and their child, who is about to experience his first ever Christmas. by Zonderkidz. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I am a frugal person (it's the economy!) Song of the Stars, written by bestselling author Sally Lloyd-Jones, enhances Advent traditions and adds depth to Christmas Eve readings of the Christmas story. Something went wrong. The artwork goes way beyond cute, but is original, imaginative, and inspiring. Please try your request again later. This may very well be the best children's Christmas book ever written. This board book edition of Song of the Stars, written by New York Times bestselling author Sally Lloyd-Jones, is a Christmas book that explores the joy and excitement and celebration in all of creation at the coming of Jesus. This was not abridged which was good but the illustrations are so gorgeous that I missed the impact of the pictures in a smaller size. Several years ago I discovered the book Song of the Stars by Sally-Lloyd Jones and it is so, so good. Song of the Stars, written by bestselling author Sally Lloyd-Jones, enhances Advent traditions and adds depth to Christmas Eve readings of the Christmas story. Song of the Stars is one of those books. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. It's time!". It has such gorgeous illustrations! 9780310722915. eBay Product ID (ePID) Really a sweet telling of the birth of Christ. There was a problem loading your book clubs. And the text about how Jesus has been born just gives us all the feels. Returning this book. This is a children’s book, but I was totally captivated by this story. The first book starting off our Christmas book reading is Song of the Stars by Sally Lloyd-Jones. I love Christmas picture books and this one is a winner! The actual story of the nativity seemed secondary to the whole package. ‎The life stories of the stars above, as told through the beauty, grace, and power of contemporary dance! We read it almost every day during the Christmas season. You'll find more @, Goodreads Members Suggest: Favorite Winter Reads. We read it yearly as part of our "12 books of Christmas" tradition, one per night from Dec 13th to the 24th. And she loves the animals! The simple words, "It's time, it's time," echo through the pages, as the animals of the world realize that something special is happening. Reviewed in the United States on January 27, 2016. Song of the Stars. Sally Lloyd-Jones is a New York Times bestselling writer and frequent performer of her work. Beautifully written and stunningly poignant, Reviewed in the United States on November 23, 2011. I love Sally Lloyd-Jones. Paperback – May 1, 2000. by Vusumazulu Credo Mutwa (Author), Credo Mutwa (Author), Vusamazulu Credo Mutwa (Author), Stephen Larsen PH D (Editor), Chief Luisah Teish (Foreword) & 2 more. August 6th 2011 Winters have been especially miserable after German occupation because fuel and electricity are now scarce in Denmark. Product Information. This is a phenomenal story ... about the nativity ... told in simple words so children can understand it, but also in an exciting way that made it enjoyable for me. This board book edition of Song of the Stars, written by New York Times bestselling author Sally Lloyd-Jones, is a Christmas book that explores the joy and excitement and celebration in all of creation at the coming of Jesus. Song of the Stars: A Christmas Story is a beautiful story. Product Identifiers. Illustrations were marvellous and story beautifully told. 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