- The Nativity story told by the animals of the stable
- Each tells the gifts they gave to Jesus
- Heartwarming, gentle and loving Christmas tale
- Beautifully told and richly illustrated
- Fun at Christmas for young and old
In The Friendly Beasts, a rendition of an old English Christmas carol, the friendly stable beasts tell of the gifts they have given to the newborn Jesus. Tells the story of the Nativity from the animals’ point of view, with the donkey, cow, sheep, and dove telling what they offered the babe.
- Author: Tomie DePaola
- 40 pgs.