Goodnight, Manger by Laura Sassi

Goodnight, Manger by Laura Sassi

With its short, rhyming text, this book shares what bedtime in the stable might have been like for baby Jesus.

Stars are twinkling.
Baby’s fed.
Mama says, “It’s
Time for bed.”

Goodnight, Manger by Laura Sassi

But chaos ensues as the animals gather round and continue to wake baby Jesus.

Hen and Donkey
Gather round.
“Hush,” says Papa,
“Not a sound.”

“Cluck, he’s cute.”
“Oh, yes, hee-haw!”
Now sleepy Baby 
Starts to…


This rollicking bedtime book is one of four Golden Bonus Books for the December 2021 Holiday Box. Everyone who buys a Holiday Box from Read the Next Book has a chance to win an EXTRA BOOK FOR FREE. Each book is signed by the author and is perfect to add to your holiday reading collection. Be sure to join the waitlist!

  1. Squirrel’s Sweater by Laura Renauld
  2. Dear Santa by Susanna Leonard Hill
  3. The Queen and the First Christmas Tree by Nancy Churnin
  4. Goodnight, Manger by Laura Sassi

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