In the Beginning by David Walser, Jan Pienkowski
  

Synopsis

In the Beginning by David Walser, Jan Pienkowski

Best loved bible stories presented for children in pictures. A modern family book to treasure. In his distinctive bold colour and graphic style, artist Jan Pienkowski has created an extraordinary collection of Old Testament Bible Stories for very young children. These great stories, edited by David Walser from the King James' version of the bible, make a simple text that is clear and rhythmic. Combined with full-colour illustrations throughout, the stories of Noah, Joseph and many more are brought to life in an unforgettable way.

Reviews

Vivid colours and inimitable artwork The Bookseller The illustrations certainly are wonderful. Some are artistic, swirls of colour or dramatic silhouette images. Others are more cartoon-ish, people with funny expressions and cute animals, or imaginative takes on the story. www.thebookbag.co.uk This re-telling of Old Testament tales for young readers marries adited stories from the King James Bible with superb pictures from a legendary illustrator. Great seasonal gift. i - (New concise daily from the Independent) In the Beginning is a fabulous, simple collection of Old Testament stories with bold, brilliant pictures by an extraordinary illustrator. Spectator

About the Author

About the author and illustrator

Jan Pieñkowski is a celebrated illustrator of children's books and an internationally renowned master of silhouettes. He has won the Greenaway Medal twice for his illustration of Joan Aiken's The Kingdom Under the Sea and for the pioneering pop-up book Haunted House. David Walser is a writer, translator, artist and musician. His two previous collaborations with Jan Pieñkowski are the much acclaimed The Fairy Tales and The Thousand Nights and One Night.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
112 pages
Interest Age: From 3

Author

David Walser, Jan Pienkowski
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Publisher

Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

1st November 2010

ISBN

9781406322484


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