The Christmas Miracle as Told by the Animals in the Manger

by Mark Hughes



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 1/23/2024

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 8.5x8.5
Page Count : 38
ISBN : 9798823017299
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 8.5x8.5
Page Count : 38
ISBN : 9798823017312
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 38
ISBN : 9798823017305

About the Book

This story revolves around a family of mice, a donkey, a lamb, and a pigeon. Mr. Henry Brown is president of Mouse Transportation Company in Bethlehem of Judea. Harriet is his wife and they have a son and a daughter, Henry and Henrietta. Lucy the lamb and Bruno the donkey have been an integral part of the Brown's life for several years and they're all like family. However, Pedro the pigeon is a site to behold. He provides the antics and tests the patience of Mr. Brown. Yet Pedro is considered to be part of the family too, as he flies in and out of their lives. The extended family faces life's hardships, just like everyone else. But they happen to be living in a manger that God has chosen to give birth to his only son, Jesus. They deal with the intrigue of wicked King Herod, are amazed at the majestic magi, and are humbled by the lowly shepherds. After Jesus birth, the Brown's realize that there is a peace amongst them that they had never known. But with King Herod's evil intentions, will it last?

About the Author

Lieutenant Colonel Mark Hughes, a native of Muskogee, Okla., retired from the Marine Corps in 1996. He has a bachelor's degree in journalism in education with a history minor and a master's in communication. As a public affairs officer, he was responsible for writing, editing, taking photographs, and publishing military newspapers. Additionally, Mark worked with the media and the community, answering questions and resolving issues. His assignments included New River Air Station, N.C.; Camp Lejuene, N.C.; U.S. Central Command, Tampa, Fla.; Camp Butler, Okinawa, Japan; and New York, New York. His deployments included Panama, Operation Restore Hope (Somalia), and Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm (Saudi Arabia). His schooling includes The Basic School, Amphibious Warfare College, the Defense Information School, and Command and Staff College. His awards include the Bronze Star (meritorious), Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Marine Corps Expeditionary Medal, and the Navy Achievement Medal, among others. He has been married to his wife, Teresa, for 41 years and they have two four-legged kids, Chase and Ruby.