The Knitted Donkey

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During Advent families from villages of the Benefice take part in a Posada. Posada – Spanish for “shelter” – is a custom that originated in Mexico where nativity sets of Mary and Joseph visit a different family or place every night between Advent Sunday and Christmas Eve. Our “Posada” consists of a knitted Joseph, Mary and a much loved Donkey.

Inspired by this custom, Rebecca Abrey has written and illustrated a children’s story book that tells the tale of the of a little knitted donkey’s journey and the fun that he had along the way.  You can see a few of the pages below.

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 32 pages with 13 colourful original illustrations.

Copies are available to purchase at £6 [£7.50 with postage].
£1 from each sale goes to The Children’s Society.

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