The 29¢ Baby Jesus

The 29¢ Baby Jesus

How could Jesus be worth only 29¢?

Sarah loves decorating for Christmas with her mommy. But when setting up the creche with all the characters from the nativity story, Sarah notices something very strange about the baby Jesus figurine. What does it all mean? The 29¢ Baby Jesus is a family Christmas picture book that leads us all to consider just how much Jesus is worth to us.

As an added bonus, your children (and you!) will have fun searching for the hidden "29¢" scattered throughout the book!

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About the Book

Sarah loves to put up the crèche set her family collected long ago.

But why does the Baby Jesus figurine have a strange 29¢ on the bottom? 

As Sarah discovers the meaning, she worries that people will think her family does not think very much of Jesus. She investigates the problem and looks for a way to make it all better. She wants everyone to know that Jesus is the most important part of Christmas!

The story is pure fiction, but the crèche set (with the 29¢ stamp) is real and owned by the author!

As you read the book be on the lookout for a tiny 29¢ hidden in the illustrations. 

How many can you find?!


LIMITED copies available! Contact Carol to purchase yours.

Carol Cool is the author of the Christmas picture book The 29¢ Baby Jesus and of the adult nonfiction Finding Balance in the Circus of Life and has been published in national and international magazines. She travels as a speaker throughout the United States to encourage listeners to discover who they were created to be and to find balance by living authentically. Carol enjoys life with her husband, Rev. Les Cool. She is a lover of Panera Bread, Colonial Williamsburg, and all things Jane Austen. Carol loves to encourage average people, like herself, to make a difference in their world and blogs about it on her website at

Theresa Simo crafted the fabulous illustrations found in The 29¢ Baby Jesus and has been artful her whole life. Under her father’s tutelage, she has painted everything from hex signs to billboards along highways! Theresa lives in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, with her family.

Publisher: Carol R. Cool
Publication Year: 2020
Format: paperback
Illustrator: Theresa Simo
ISBN: 9780578655499
List Price: $15.00
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