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First Christmas Coloring & Activity Book

First Christmas Coloring & Activity Book

By (author): D. Thomas Halpin FSP   Illustrated by: Virginia Helen Richards FSP
SKU/EAN: 26774
ISBN: 9780819826770
Publisher: Pauline Books & Media
Format: Coloring / Join the Dot Book


Keep little hands and hearts busy during the Christmas season! This Coloring & Activity Book tells the story of the first Christmas and what celebrating Jesus’ birthday each year means to us now in a way that young children can easily understand. Activities such as finding the hidden baby Jesus, helping the shepherds through a maze to find their way to Bethlehem, word searching, and making homemade tree garland and handmade Christmas cards engage children in the story.
  • D. Thomas Halpin, FSP D. Thomas Halpin, FSP, a member of the Daughters of St. Paul for thirty-five years, currently resides and works in Boston as an author and illustrator for Pauline Books & Media. Over the years she has co-authored countless children’s books, including many of Pauline Books & Media’s perennially best-selling coloring and activity books. Among her most recently published works are Saint Paul: ComiColor Saints and Saint Francis of Assisi: ComiColor Saints.
  • Virginia Helen Richards, FSP Sr. Virginia Richards was born in Cleveland, Ohio in 1955, but was raised in California. She drew pictures and cartoons ceaselessly through childhood years and entered the Daughters of St. Paul in 1970. Her fields are cartoon animation, handmade greeting cards, children’s illustrating, and children’s studies. She works at the community’s art studio in Boston, Massachusetts.