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Magpie's Tale Jesus and Zaccheus by Nick Butterworth, Mick Inkpen
  

Magpie's Tale Jesus and Zaccheus

Nick Butterworth, Mick Inkpen

Part of the Animal Tales Series

Synopsis

Magpie's Tale Jesus and Zaccheus by Nick Butterworth, Mick Inkpen

A cheeky magpie is protecting his horde of sparkling treasure one hot afternoon when he sees a crowd begin to gather. As he watches with growing interest he sees fat little Zacchaeus trying to peep over the crowd - but he can't see, and he can't get through! Zacchaeus climbs the magpie's tree and together they watch as Jesus comes near - the magpie huddles over his treasure as Jesus calls up to Zacchaeus - does Jesus know the magpie's treasure is stolen? As Zacchaeus gives back the money he has cheated the people out of the magpie too starts to return his stolen goods - even the ring he took from Zacchaeus! A charming slant on the famous Bible story told and illustrated by two best-loved children's picture book creators.

About the Author

Nick Butterworth started out as a typographic designer with the National Children's Home, going on to become a freelance graphic designer in collaboration with fellow children's writer and illustrator Mick Inkpen; he has also worked as a television presenter! He is best-known for his Percy the Park Keeper series, and his outstanding success makes him one of the most popular author-illustrators in contemporary children's fiction. Mick Inkpen is one of the top-selling picture book author-illustrators in the world with millions of readers, and his stories being translated into over twenty different languages. He started out as a graphic designer, during which time he started working with much-loved children's author Nick Butterworth, from whom he learned design and typography. Mick has won numerous awards world-wide including The British Book Award for Penguin Small, The British Book Award for the best illustrated book, for Lullabyhullabaloo, and Kipper won a BAFTA for best animated children's film in 1998.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
28 pages

Author

Nick Butterworth, Mick Inkpen
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Publisher

Candle Books an imprint of Lion Hudson Plc

Publication date

20th February 2015

ISBN

9781781281734


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