The Bible for Young Readers by Marie-Helene Delval
  

The Bible for Young Readers

Written by Marie-Helene Delval
Illustrated by Gotting

Synopsis

The Bible for Young Readers by Marie-Helene Delval

The Bible is filled with memorable stories -- David and Goliath, Daniel in the lions' den, Jonah and the big fish, the wise men following the star to Jesus. This selection of stories, retold in simple language for young readers, will introduce children to some of the Bible's most heroic figures and unforgettable events.

Reviews

Booklist -This fully illustrated book presents nine narrative selections drawn from both the Old Testament and the New Testament. Each double-page spread appears to be self-contained, but actually the stories continue through several spreads with the same title, such as 'Abraham and His Children, ' 'Daniel and the Lions,

'The Life, Death, and Resurrection of Jesus.'

's design is handsome, and the illustrations, created with heavy black lines and thickly layered acrylic paints, are strong and often striking. Translated from the French and 'paraphrased for young readers, '

.- School Library Journal -As in Psalms for Young Children and Animals of the Bible for Young Children, this title has a simple layout with large-print text and a thumbnail picture opposite a full-page illustration. Memorable Old Testament heroes like Noah, Abraham, and Moses appear along with key figures from the Gospel writings. The stories are paraphrased using 'language and imagery appropriate for children.

-skinned figures are dressed in appropriate biblical garb. The composition of the artwork echoes the straightforward writing style and enhances the inspirational messages. This book provides a fine introduction to the scripture writings and complements the earlier titles in the series.-

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
88 pages

Author

Marie-Helene Delval
More books by Marie-Helene Delval

Publisher

William B Eerdmans Publishing Co

Publication date

1st September 2010

ISBN

9780802853837


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