“The Friendly Beasts” Visit Stonewall Library

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Do you remember the children’s Christmas Carol, “The Friendly Beasts”? It’s the one where the animals of the manger are telling their part as witnesses to birth of Baby Jesus. The donkey tells about carrying Mary, who was with child, up hill and down. The cow states she gave Him her manger for his bed. Other animals tell their part of the story all centering around “Jesus, our Brother…Kind and Good”. Some of these beautiful animals visited the Stonewall Library where the young patrons could pet and love on the animals that are most associated with the Nativity.

 

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