A follow-up to the popular 'Twas the Evening of Christmas from beloved author Glenys Nellist. 'Twas the Morning of Easter tells the story of the resurrection of Jesus in a fresh way, with a familiar rhythm and rhyme that children will love, following the pattern of Clement Moore's iconic "'Twas the Night Before Christmas." Glenys Nellist, beloved author of the bestselling 'Twas the Evening of Christmas, reveals the joy and beauty of the resurrection of Jesus in a fresh, inspiring way in 'Twas the Morning of Easter. Using the classic cadence of Clement Moore's iconic poem, "'Twas the Night Before Christmas," this gorgeous picture book shares the true story of Easter with little ones with read-aloud rhymes and engaging illustrations by Elena Selivanova. With an eye-catching cover decorated in shining foil and embossing, this book is perfect for any Easter basket and sure to be a treasured Easter tradition for years to come. 'Twas the Morning of Easter excerpt: 'Twas the morning of Easter, before the sun rose, Two guards on a hillside were trying to doze. Now Jesus had died, only three days before, A huge stone was in place, sealed over the door. 'Twas the Morning of Easter:
Is written by Glenys Nellist, author of the beloved The Wonder That Is You, and the Snuggle Time and Love Letters from God series
Is told in the style of Clement Moore's iconic poem–"'Twas the Night before Christmas"
Retells the story of the resurrection of Jesus in a fresh way
Features a familiar rhythm and rhyme that children ages 4-8 will love
Brings the resurrection story to life through Elena Selivanova's beautiful, rich illustrations
Is the perfect way for adults to share the powerful story of Easter with the little ones in their lives
Download your free Activity and Resource Pack to accompany this book, which includes an Easter pageant and an intergenerational StoryWalk event at glenysnellist.com
From the Publisher
Meet the Author: Glenys Nellist
Glenys Nellist was born and raised in a little village in northern England. The author of multiple children’s books including the bestselling ‘Twas the Evening of Christmas and the popular series Love Letters from God and Snuggle Time, her writing reflects a deep passion for helping children discover joy in the world. Glenys lives in Michigan with her husband, David. Learn more at GlenysNellist.com
Look Inside: Beautiful Illustrations by Elena Selivanova
Look Inside: A Connection Between Prose, Poetry & Art
‘Twas the morning of Easter, before the sun rose,
Two guards on a hillside were trying to doze.
You see, Jesus had died, only three days before —
A huge stone had been placed, to seal the cave door.
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