Ann Engelhart

Ann Kissane Engelhart is an accomplished watercolor artist, illustrator, and educator. The Light of Christmas Morning is her eighth illustrated book. She has worked with Amy Welborn to produce the children’s books Friendship with Jesus, Be Saints!, Bambinelli Sunday, and Adventures in Assisi. She collaborated with Nancy Brown and Regina Doman on The Chestertons and the Golden Key and with Donna-Marie Cooper O’Boyle on Our Lady’s Message to Three Shepherd Children and the World. Her portraits and still-life and landscape paintings are featured in galleries and private collections. Ann lives in New York with her husband and has two grown children.

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The best and most important gift we receive at Christmas is the infant Jesus, the true light of the world who refreshes hearts, revives souls, and restores hope.

The Light of Christmas Morning shares a heartwarming family tradition that honors the divine gift of the Savior — before the other gifts around the Christmas tree are opened. Filled with beautiful original artwork, this book celebrates family faith and holiday traditions while always keeping Christ Jesus at the center and capturing the tenderness and warmth of the home we long for at Christmas.

Sure to become a family favorite, this story will touch hearts, minds, and souls with the authentic embrace of Christmas.