Author Suzette Richardson Bacigalupi's Newly Released “If I Had Lived In Bethlehem” Is a Tender and Whimsical Tale of Jesus's Birth

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“If I Had Lived In Bethlehem” from Christian Faith Publishing author Suzette Richardson Bacigalupi is a magical and warmhearted account of the Savior's birth as seen through the eyes of a child. It is a charming children’s book and keepsake.

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“If I Had Lived In Bethlehem”: a delightful poem inspiring faith in God's unending love. “If I Had Lived In Bethlehem” is the creation of published author, Suzette Bacigalupi, daughter of the late Vora Hirschi Richardson. Vora was an amazing woman. She especially loved children. In the early 1960s, Vora wrote this poem. She shared it with her children and grandchildren. It is a poem about the birth of our Savior through the eyes of a child. It was her desire that all children would develop a deep love and testimony of Jesus Christ. Suzette loved this poem as a child and recited it in front of many groups. Her desire in publishing it is to keep her mother’s legacy alive.

Suzette hopes, “may this story touch and inspire the hearts of children throughout the world”.

Published by Christian Faith Publishing, Suzette Richardson Bacigalupi’s new book will be beloved by children and adults alike.

A child imagines being in Bethlehem the night the Savior is born and promises to love and obey him all his life. Children will love the story, and adults will enjoy sharing it over and over.

View a synopsis of "If I Had Lived in Bethlehem" on YouTube.

Consumers can purchase “If I Had Lived In Bethlehem” at traditional brick & mortar bookstores, or online at, Apple iTunes store, Kobo or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or inquiries about “If I Had Lived In Bethlehem,” contact the Christian Faith Publishing media department at 866-554-0919.

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