What the Shepherd Saw (HB)
This picture book edition of Selma Lagerlof s classic tale tells of a shepherd whose heart and life are forever changed when he meets a strange man who says: Dear friends, help me! My wife has just given birth to a child, and I must make a fire to warm her and the little one. The shepherd is astonished by the actions of the stranger . . . when the dogs don t bite him, the sheep don t run, and the fire doesn t scorch him. And when the shepherd follows the stranger, he discovers the true spirit of Christmas."