Book Review: Candy Canes in Bethlehem


This review, courtesy of The Catholic Company, is so long overdue, I’m afraid. I’ve read the book myself and to my son several times but didn’t get a chance to write the review until now thanks to my classes and Super-storm Sandy. It’s a good thing that in the Catholic Church the Christmas Season technically isn’t over until February 2nd! 🙂 In any case…

Candy Canes in Bethlehem is a charming little book. It tells the story of Daniel who is eager to help decorate his parish church for Christmas. He is given the task of putting together the Manger scene and along the way he discovers the many Christmas traditions celebrated around the world.

In my opinion, this book is most appropriate for children of ages 5-8, but children of ALL ages will enjoy this book. I give this book four (4) stars.

This review was written as part of the Catholic book reviewer program from The Catholic Company. Visit The Catholic Company to find more information on Candy Canes in Bethlehem. The Catholic Company has great gift ideas for all seasons of the liturgical year, be sure to check out their Advent selection and Catholic Christmas Gifts.




  1. Glad to know you are returning to the blogging world! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
    Colleen…recently posted…What Did Mary Do?My Profile

  2. Hi Carol, this book sounds cute and appropriate for young children. Merry Christmas!

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