Lovingly retold by acclaimed children's author, Shirley Isherwood, the wonder of ten of the best stories from the Bible are married with striking contemporary illustrations in this sumptuous collection. The immediacy of the text allows the reader an "I was there" experience as events unfold in a narrative that is variously moving, dramatic, and gently humorous. With illustrations from artists such as Reg Cartwright, Allison Reed, and Liz Pyle, this is a unique and very beautiful collection for any child. Stories featured include Adam and Eve, Noah and the flood, Jonah and the whale, and the Good Samaritan.
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"Early one morning Joseph came to my stable. "My donkey," he said, "we must go on a journey..."
In this wonderful new introduction to the stories of the Bible, ten of the best stories are lovingly retold by acclaimed children's author Shirley Isherwood, and feature contemporary illustrations by new and established artists. The immediacy of the text gives the reader an "I was there" experience as events unfold in a narrative that is variously moving, dramatic and gently humorous.
The popular stories featured are: Adam and Eve and Everything; Noah and the Flood; Moses and the Great Escape; David and the Giant; Jonah and the Whale; A Very Special Star; Fishes, Loaves and Miracles; The Story of the Good Samaritan; the Last Supper; and First Light.
Shirley Isherwood was born in Yorkshire but her family moved to London soon after her birth. She returned to the North of England just before World War II and began her working life as a dressmaker. Since starting to write, however, she refuses to even sew on a button! Shirley has written about thirty children's books and many series for children's television. Her books have been published in France, Germany, Spain, Sweden, and America.
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