In this enchanting retelling of the Nativity by Jeanette Winterson, the Christmas story is reborn with sparkles of originality, humour and warmth. The humble donkey is chosen above all other animals to carry Mary to Bethlehem. As his journey unfolds, he is touched by the magic and mystery of the Nativity. Beautifully illustrated throughout, this Christmas modern classic will be treasured for years to come.
Jeanette Winterson's first novel for children, Tanglewreck, was widely admired. Here in her second, readers will once more relish her free-spirited literary inventiveness and style. Jeanette won the Whitbread for her first book Oranges are Not the Only Fruit. She lives in Oxfordshire and travels extensively lecturing about her work.More about Jeanette Winterson