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Fifty Bible stories are retold here from both the Old and the New Testaments in this fine hardback with lovely, gentle watercolour illustrations throughout. Each story is prefaced with a one-line introduction explaining its place in the Bible, so children can gain a deeper understanding of the broader sweep and purpose of the Bible's stories as a whole. Glowing pencil and watercolour illustrations add to its charm and appeal, and is specially presented in a pink edition, to make a wonderful gift for a girl.
From the entry of Jesus and his disciples into the temple in Jerusalem, The Easter story, as told in the Bible, is retold in simple prose matched with atmospheric illustrations. How the different disciples, most notably Judas and Peter, behave when Jesus is arrested, the trial of Jesus first by Pontias Pilate and then by the crowd, the crucifixion and the resurrection after the death of Jesus are recounted in a clear narrative that concentrates on the story and presents it as true.
A wonderful 21st anniversary edition of this classic collection of sixteen favourite Greek myths. Jenny Downham, January 2011 Guest Editor, chose this book: "I was given a book of Greek myths by my brother for my 11th birthday, I reread it so many times it fell apart in my hands and all these years later, I can still recall the stories vividly. In this version, the stories have been skillfully adapted by Geraldine McCaughrean. It has all my favourites in it and the illustrations are stunning." Ths is also one of Michael Rosen's favourites: "Superheroes battle with demons, gods intervene in our pleasures and fears – a bit like the spectres in our minds going through daily life, really – beautifully retold here."
Are you a super sleuth? Have you got an eagle eye? This book is perfect for budding detectives. Each page is a treasure trove of fabulously detailed pictures from the world of the Bible. Children and parents will have hours of fun trying to find people and objects from ancient times as well as scores of animals, birds and even frogs. And there's a wily fox on EVERY page to find too. As you exercise your brain solving the puzzles, you'll also become a real expert on the fascinating setting of some of the Bible's greatest stories including those involving Jesus, Noah, Abraham, Moses and King Solomon. There are Seventeen scenes in all. With lots to find, this kind of picture book is particularly great for reluctant readers and visual learners, helping all children get an overview of the Bible's history and content as they super-sleuth their way through the book. Warning: may be addictive!
A bold, bright and beautiful Bible book for toddlers to enjoy. This cheerful book introduces 11 favourite Bible stories, retold especially for the very youngest early learners, in just one spread each. Stephen Barker's illustrations are bright and simple, with cheery faces that very young children can respond to.
Twelve of the most popular stories from the Bible - six from the Old Testament and six from the New Testament - are simply retold in this edition. The power of stories such as Noah and the Flood, David and Goliath, Jonah and the Whale and the First Christmas is easy to enjoy. Every page is illustrated bringing each story vividly to life.
Toddlers will be delighted to own this colourful Bible, which is comprehensive yet very accessible with 46 stories about all the key people and events in the Bible told in short, simple episodes (a double-page spread for each) with lots of bright pictures for early learners to browse. Designed for pre-schoolers, the small size of this book makes it great for little hands, whilst the padded cover and pictures give this a user-friendly quality. Packed full of stories, this is a great way to help toddlers begin to learn what's in the Bible.
Selected by a distinguished independent panel of experts including our editorial expert, Julia Eccleshare, for Diverse Voices - 50 of the best Children's Books celebrating cultural diversity in the UK. A joyful evoction of the great Muslim festival of Ramadan and Id for children. Written and illustrated by Muslims, this is a book for all children who celebrate Ramadan and those in the wider communities who want to understand why this is such a special experience for Muslims.
Glorious pop-up spreads reveal the characters at the heart of some of the best loved myths from Egypt, Greece, the frozen Norselands and the mysteries of Asia. A pop-up of the Greek gods and goddesses in their celestial palace at the top of Mount Olympus makes an attractive way of identifying the great characters of Zeus the King and Hera his jealous Queen.