More Precious Than Gold by Julie Monks, Gill Lobel


More Precious Than Gold by Julie Monks, Gill Lobel

Overhead the night sky blazed with a million stars. But Caspar's star was different...Old Melchior the wise, Balthazar the good and Caspar the youngest, kind and gentle, journey to Bethlehem to discover the promise of this exciting star - the child born to be King of Kings. A touching and poetic story which captures the true meaning of Christmas.


Julie Monks's illustrations have a deceptive simplicity, generous scale and subtle colour: violet, chalky lilac, ochre and crimson. TES Teacher Wonderful seasonal picture book (s) TES Teacher

About the Author

Gillian Lobel grew up in a warm, supportive working class community. She read English at Manchester University and then went on to do a Post Graduate Certificate of Education at Leicester University. She has taught children with Special Educational Needs and worked as a home tutor for sick or excluded children. She is married with grown up children who now have children of their own. She loves being a grandmother. Julie Monks is an exciting new illustrator in the world of children's books. Her first book, The Housekinders won the silver medal in The Best of British Children's Illustration. She has her own range of greetings cards.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 3 To 99


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Publication date

13th November 2003



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