Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Book Review: Goodnight Manger by Laura Sassi

We are avid readers at our house and are always happy to read a story about Jesus to our kids.
We have and love Goodnight Ark so I was excited to share Goodnight Manger with my monkeys. I thought it was very cute but my kids were kind of neutral about it. I am guessing they’ll be more excited for it once Christmas hits, but I guess we’ll find out!

(Me) "Did you like the book?"
(3-year-old) "Yes! The book's good. I like Baby Jesus. BUT. I didn't like that sound you made."
(Me) "What sound?"
(3-year-old) "The silly one."
(Me) "The donkey sound?"
(3-year-old) "I don't know, Mom. The awful sound."
(me) "What did you like better, the story or the pictures?"
(3-year-old) "The pictures. And I think that goat is a bad guy."

(Me) “Did YOU like the book?”
(1-year-old) “Uh, yeah.”
(Me) “What did you like about it?”
(1-year-old) [points to donkey on cover] “Heh-haaaaaa!”

Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book free from the publisher through the BookLook Bloggers <> book review bloggers program. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255 <> : “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”

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