My First Bible by Leena Lane


My First Bible by Leena Lane

An ideal gift for young children, My First Bible retells all the favourite Bible stories known and loved by generations of children, for children of today. Bold and colourful illustrations from Gillian Chapman bring the world of the Bible to life. Suitable for reading aloud with very young children, or for independent readers aged 4-6 years, the helpful index at the back show where all the stories can be found in the Bible.

About the Author

Leena (pronounced with a short e !) Lane comes from Yorkshire, is half Finnish and lives with her husband and two young children in Reading. She has been a teacher of modern languages, worked in bookshops, and worked as a children's book editor for two different Christian publishers for nine years. She has written mostly for the under-sixes. She enjoys languages, cinema, theatre, model-making and children! Gillian Chapman studied at Harrow Art School and graduated with a Diploma in Illustration. She has worked with a number of major UK publishers including the BBC, Walker Books, Collins and Exley. In addition to illustrating, writing and designing over 40 children's books she has experience of working with children in schools and libraries. She is now based in the South of England and enjoys all kinds of craftwork, photography and gardening.

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256 pages


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Publication date

22nd September 2006



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