Illustrated with painted strokes and deep, vibrant colors, the imagery is aligned with the winter season and creates an elegant picture book. While not outright religious/aligned with the holiday, the book is classified as a Christmas book, and it is easy to see why with the ultimate ending of peace set with a star and a message spread to all.
What I loved: Simple but elegant, this book will appeal to young children who will enjoy the soft words and vibrant illustrations as well as the many animals shown throughout. The snow falling over each image adds to the seasonal appeal.
Final verdict: Beautifully illustrated, this book has a simple message of peace and gathering that can be enjoyed by young children. With plenty of animals and things to look at, the book is an elegant and quick picture book read, great for the holiday season.