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About If You're Missing Baby Jesus

This true story by author Jean Gietzen will unwrap the warmth of the real meaning of Christmas. Charmingly illustrated by Lila Rose Kennedy, it is a gift to treasure and share and will remind you of the joy of giving, and touch the hearts of all who receive it.

About Jean Gietzen

Jean Jeffrey Gietzen is a poet and essayist whose work has appeared in McCall's, Reader's Digest, Catholic Digest, A Second Chicken Soup for the Woman's Soul, and Multnomah's Stories for the Heart series. She is the author of A People Set Apart and Questions and Answers for Catechists. She is a mother of three and grandmother of four who lives in Tucson, Arizona.

Product Details

64 pages | Published by Multnomah

On Sale Date: May 15, 2001

Trim Size: 5-1/4 x 7

Carton Quantity: 60

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A true story about the joy of giving and how to unwrap the real meaning of Christmas.

By Tammy Cook

Young Jean and her family bought a new nativity set. When they opened it, they discovered it had two figurines of baby Jesus. Her mother was sure another box was missing baby Jesus and was determined to get the figurine back it's owner. She asked the store manager to place their phone number next to the remaining nativity set boxes with the message "If you're missing baby Jesus." It was soon Christmas Eve and no one claimed the baby Jesus...

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