Good King Wenceslas (Picture Puffins)

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9780140549423: Good King Wenceslas (Picture Puffins)

Jamichael Henterly brings to life an ancient, beloved carol through illustrations that glow with the jewel-like colors of a medieval illuminated manuscript. Readers will savor this timeless song and story with its message so true to the spirit of Christmas.

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"Good King Wenceslas looked out
on the Feast of Stephen,
when the snow lay round about,
deep and crisp and even.
Brightly shone the moon that night,
though the frost was cruel,
when a poor man came in sight,
gathering winter fuel."

This story, based on actual events that occurred in the tenth century, tells of a kind-hearted king and his page who set out to help a poor man on a cold winter's night and experience a miracle along the way. Tim's Ladwig's energetic paintings bring new life to the familiar words and remind readers of all ages that helping others is a blessing.

About the Author:

John M. Neale (1818-1866), an Anglican priest, wrote the words to "Good King Wenceslas" in 1853 to inspire children to be generous on Saint Stephen's Day (December 26).

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