It’s Christmas, and there is so much to be excited about!

This lift-the-flap book helps kids keep Jesus at the center as they explore and share all the fun, love, and true joy of this special time of year.

“With its fun, lift-the-flap design and beautifully vibrant and diverse illustrations, Share the Joy! encourages little ones to seek and celebrate the true joys of Christmas: the love of family and friends, giving and thanksgiving, and—most of all—the celebration of the Savior who ‘changed the world with His great love’! A must for Christmas!”

Tama Fortner, ECPA award-winning and bestselling author of more than fifty books

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To order from Paraclete Press call 774-801-2041

Click on the right to receive a free packet of downloadable resources with even more opportunities to “Share the Joy” this Christmas!

  • Recipe for “Share the Joy” cookies to bake and share
  • Christmas gift tags to print out, color, and personalize
  • “Share the Joy” Jar instructions and printouts with ideas for serving during Advent or the 12 days of Christmas
  • And more!


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Valerie Ellis, Author

Valerie Ellis is a children’s book author, speaker, and founder of the multi-author online resource Our Everyday Parables, which offers book reviews and parenting ideas for families pursuing faith and compassion. A certified teacher, Valerie is passionate about helping kids and parents connect with God and each other in the everyday moments. Her upcoming books are designed to serve families at the intersection of faith and fun. Valerie is also a nonprofit consultant, trainer, and grant proposal writer in the Houston area, where she lives with her husband, Josh, and their two boys. For more information, visit and connect with Valerie at @iamvalerieellis.

Sergio De Giorgi, Illustrator

Sergio De Giorgi was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where he currently lives with his wife Viviana and two daughters, April and Emma. As a young child, he dressed up in his superhero costume to explore his neighborhood, jumped over rooftops, and went home to write and draw about his superhero adventures. He has never stopped drawing. When his first daughter was born in 2000, he started writing and illustrating for children. In his free time, Sergio enjoys designing and manufacturing wooden and paper toys.


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April 16, 17, 18, 2024 (Private Event)
Morning and Evening Groups
University Baptist Church Storytime
December 17, 2023 at 5:00pm (Private Event)
Methodist Children’s Program, First UMC Pearland, Author Visit
December 11 & 12, 2023
Redeemer Presbyterian Church NYC Virtual Storytime
December 10, 2023
Pause for Prayer with Xochitl Dixon
December 2023
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Interview with Care Baldwin, CHRI Family Radio
December 2023
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December 4, 2023, 2:00pm
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Ecclesia Clear Lake Church Storytime
December 3, 2023
Bay Area Performing Arts Co-Op Storytime
November 30, 2023 – Private Event
Blue Willow Bookshop Storytime
November 30, 2023 at 9:30am
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Bright Beginnings Preschool
November 29, 2023
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Saturday November 18, 11:00am to 3:00pm (Public Event)
The Promenade Shops at Centerra
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Journey MOPS
November 16, 2023 (Evening)
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First Pres MOPS
November 16, 2023 (Morning)
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Fellowship of the Rockies MOPS
November 15, 2023 (Morning)
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Denver Christian Schools, Preschool and Kindergarten Storytimes
November 14, 2023 (Morning & Afternoon)
Houston’s First – Sienna Campus MOPS
November 9, 2023 (Private Event)
Launch Party!
November 4, 2023, 4:00 to 6:00 pm (Public Event)
Ugly Mugz Cafe
2900 FM 528 Rd Suite B, Webster, TX 77598
Fierce Calling Podcast
November 2023
BookWorthy Podcast
November 2023
Growing Home Together Podcast
November 2023
Playfully Faithful Parenting Podcast
October 2023
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October 18, 2023 (Private Event)
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October 17, 2023 (Private Event)
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