The lights had already gone out in the town of Bethlehem. But in the fields nearby, some shepherds sat around a small campﬁre. They stayed up late, keeping watch over their sheep. That night, only a few stars twinkled in the big, black sky. The sheep were quieter than usual – except for a soft “baa” from a lamb now and then. The shepherds were quiet too. A few of them started to feel sleepy. Suddenly, the sky lit up as brightly as daytime!