By Eleanor Schmid
Review by: Jerrie
Timid and easily frightened, like many young children (or animals), Hare comes out of his den one evening thinking that at this hour the world will be safe and quiet and he can search sweet herbs to eat.
But on this particular night something is different. The birds haven't gone to roost, butterflies are on the wing, and small animals are still chattering excitedly. Hare is nervous and frightened at this oddity. Gathering all his courage, Hare follows the other, larger animals to where they wait outside a stable to see what a field mouse describes as, "a baby too special to put into words."
When it is finally Hare's turn to see for himself what the other animals have hurried to this place for, the wonderful moment shared between the baby Christ child and the young Hare is one even the youngest child will understand and embrace in the true spirit of