Angel and the Dove A Story for Easter by Kristina Stephenson
  

Angel and the Dove A Story for Easter

Written by Kristina Stephenson
Illustrated by

Synopsis

Angel and the Dove A Story for Easter by Kristina Stephenson

After a very sad day, a nesting Dove and an Angel rejoice in the miracles of spring and new life. This charming picture book gently touches on the events of the first Easter with a heartwarming message about new life which celebrates the Resurrection. Charming illustrations from Red House Children's Book Award-shortlisted Kristina Stephenson make this an endearing read to share during the run-up to Easter which can be used to explore the Easter themes of resurrection and new life.

About the Author

Kristina Stephenson

Kristina Stephenson trained as a set and costume designer. She had a successful career in Theatre and Children’s TV until she had her children. Wanting to stay at home with them, she turned to illustration. She has illustrated many non-fiction books.

Kristina lives with her husband, who is a musician, and her son and daughter in Wiltshire.

A Day in the Life of Me

The alarm clock wakes me early – too early sometimes – but I’m glad it does – I must be up before anyone else. I need a quiet house (and the calming influence of the dawn chorus) in order to perfect my ‘master work-plan for the day’. I also need to pick a nice menu for supper, pack some sandwiches and a big bottle of water for Maddie’s geography trip and find that favourite little something for Charlie to take to school - just in case - (now where have I heard that before?).

At school I kiss the kids goodbye, remount my faithful bike and head back home. Home, which as I cycle towards it, is morphing magically into a place of work – an office. I’m clever you see: I make the beds, I wash up the breakfast things, and I hide away anything laundry-like, before I leave the house. I do it every morning, you know, so that by the time I return, the transformation has taken place. Wow!

This happens in a little room, which nestles neatly between the kitchen (which is, of course, on my return, no longer a kitchen but a place to refresh water pots and wash paint brushes) and the tiny courtyard (now bereft of all bikes bar mine), which has become a secret garden into which I look for inspiration and the occasional fairy.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
32 pages

Author

Kristina Stephenson
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Author's Website

www.sircharliestinkysocks.c...

Publisher

Lion Children's Books an imprint of Lion Hudson Plc

Publication date

1st February 2009

ISBN

9780745961231


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