Bethlehem With Words from the King James Bible by Fiona French


Bethlehem With Words from the King James Bible by Fiona French

Twelve glowing tableaux illuminate the timeless beauty of the Christmas story in a kaleidoscope of stained glass. Beginning on the road to Bethlehem, scene by scene the pages portray the events surrounding the birth of Jesus, ending with the Holy Family's flight by night to Egypt. Fiona French's images combine with words taken from the Authorized King James version of the New Testament to create a classic celebration of Christmas.


We have come to expect a high standard from Fiona French, and publishers Frances Lincoln - brilliant combinations of text, design and illustration. Wendy Cooling on The Glass Garden

About the Author

Fiona French studied Art Education at Croydon College of Art and went on to work as Bridget Riley's assistant. In 1986 she won the Kate Greenaway Medal for Snow White in New York. In 1992 her first book for Frances Lincoln, Anancy and Mr Dry-Bone was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal and chosen as a Children's Book of the Year. Pepi and the Secret Names (written by Jill Paton Walsh), was one of Child Education's Best Story Books of 1994 and shortlisted for the 1995 Children's Book Award. She is renowned for her distinctively sharp and colourful illustrations. Her other books for Frances Lincoln are Paradise, Bethlehem and Canticle of the Sun; The Smallest Samurai, Glass Garden, Jamil's Clever Cat, Lord of the Animals and Pepi and the Secret Names.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 6 To 9


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Publication date

4th October 2001



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