Animals of the Bible by Mary Hoffman


Animals of the Bible by Mary Hoffman

Lions, sheep, a serpent, ravens, a dove, a whale, plagues of frogs and locusts - creatures of all shapes and sizes make their way through some of the most colourful stories in the Old Testament. In ten vivid retellings, Mary Hoffman shows how animals have confronted, helped and inspired Old Testament figures, accompanied by Jackie Morris's beautiful watercolour illustrations.

About the Author

Mary Hoffman

Mary Hoffman has written around 90 books for children. Amazing Grace, commended for the Kate Greenaway medal, has sold over 1.5 million copies. Its sequel, Grace & Family, was among Junior Education 's Best Books of 1995 and shortlisted for the Sheffield Libraries Book Award 1996. Mary lives in Oxfordshire.

You can read her contributions to The History Girls blog by clicking here.

Mary Hoffman's Ten Things You Didn't Know About Me:

I didn't change my surname when I got married.

When I was a little girl, I wanted to be a garage mechanic.

My husband is half-Indian. His mother was a Parsee, born in Bangalore.

I am learning Italian and would love to have a house in Italy.

I never wear or own anything blue.

Photo by Jess Barber (©Jess Barber)

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 7


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Publication date

1st September 2003



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