THE BIRDS OF BETHLEHEM, written and illustrated by Tomie, published by Nancy Paulsen Books of the Penguin Young Readers Group, goes on sale today!
From the book's front flap:
This unique tale tells the story of the Nativity from a bird's-eye view. In simple language and dazzling paintings, beloved author-illustrator Tomie dePaola captures the anticipation and awe of the first Christmas. His appealing cast of colorful, curious birds will enchant children of all ages.
More to come about the book...