The Star in the Christmas Play by Lynne Marie, and illustrator, Lorna Hussey, This endearing Christmas story for ages 4 to 8 will resonate with children who are still learning to be comfortable in their own skin. All of the savanna animals are excited to audition for the school Christmas Play, except Raffi the giraffe. He's too tall to play baby Jesus, or Joseph, or even a manger animal. He feels discouraged, until he realizes that he's just the right size to play the most important part. Paperback, 32 pages. Recommended for ages 4 to 8 years old.