More Precious Than Gold by Julie Monks, Gill Lobel
  

More Precious Than Gold

Written by Julie Monks, Gill Lobel
Illustrated by

Synopsis

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.

Reviews

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

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Julie Monks, Gill Lobel
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Publisher

Hodder Children's Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

6th November 2003

ISBN

9780340854877


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