Nancy Tafuri is one of the most gifted picture book authors for the very young, and she has used her talents . Perfect book for our preschooler's religious education class. Illustrations are colorful and beautiful. The song is heartwarming.
The gentle text and expressive pictures draw young children into the stable along with the animals to see the newborn baby, and to greet him. I read this at storyhours for two and three year olds. The children love joining in on the animals' songs, and when the donkey sings his noisy "hee-haw" song, they laugh along with the baby.
The Donkey's Christmas Song book. When Tafuri first attempted picture book illustration in the late 1970’s picture books were aimed at Nancy Tafuri is probably best known as the creator of Have You Seen My Duckling?, a 1985 Caldecott Honor Book described by Parent’s Choice as beautifully precise yet emotionally affecting. Trained as a graphic designer, Tafuri has authored more than 45 books over 30 years for the very young.
The Donkey's Christmas Song a special baby is born in a stable, and the shy little donkey wants to be the first of the animals to sing his song of welcome. But he is afraid his bray will sound too rough. Lyrically told, and illustrated with large, richly hued images a glow with starlight, this joyous picture book is the perfect way to welcome young children into the wonder of the first Christmas.
Stable animals that witness Jesus' birth welcome him with joyful noise in this fittingly melodic picture book. All the creatures wish to offer their unique songs to the baby, but the shy donkey refrains from taking part, worried that his bray is too coarse. In the end, his sincere "hee-haw" receives a most wonderful response.
Author:Tafuri, Nancy. The Donkey's Christmas Song. Each month we recycle over . million books, saving over 12,500 tonnes of books a year from going straight into landfill sites. All of our paper waste is recycled and turned into corrugated cardboard. Sold alia (385821)99. 2% positive FeedbackContact seller. The Donkey's Christmas Song by Nancy Tafuri (Board book, 2006).
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Recorded by Lou Monte, Dominick The Donkey is a novelty song even by Christmas music standards. Oh yeah, and while the donkey’s doing all this, he’s wearing the mayor’s derby hat, because you’ve got to look sharp. The opening line finds Monte-or someone else, or heck, maybe a real donkey-singing hee-haw, hee-haw as sleigh bells jingle in the background. A mere 12 seconds into the tune, it’s clear you’re in for a wild ride.