Kingfisher Book of Bible Stories

Kingfisher Book of Bible Stories

by Kady MacDonald Denton
     
 

Retelling the great stories of the Bible with a fresh simplicity that will appeal to children, this volume offers almost 100 stories from the Old and New Testaments. Beginning with Genesis and ending with Revelation, the book also includes extracts from the Psalms, Proverbs, the Prophets, and the Epistles. Every page is illuminated with glowing watercolor paintings

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Overview

Retelling the great stories of the Bible with a fresh simplicity that will appeal to children, this volume offers almost 100 stories from the Old and New Testaments. Beginning with Genesis and ending with Revelation, the book also includes extracts from the Psalms, Proverbs, the Prophets, and the Epistles. Every page is illuminated with glowing watercolor paintings that capture the vitality of the retellings and bring to life the unfolding biblical story.

The story selections are based on established translations ranging from the King James Bible to the best modern renderings, making this a truly authoritative volume to be treasured throughout childhood and beyond.

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From the Publisher

“Families and church libraries will surely want to include the inspirational source in their collections. ” —Children's Literature
Children's Literature
Scripture from the King James Bible has been included in this compilation that includes dozens of stories written concise and comprehensible text. The accounts include Solomon, Joseph, Moses, Jonah, David, Gideon, John the Baptist, and Jesus. Each story gives the book of the Bible and chapters from which it is taken. Soft watercolor drawings are included on each page, adding depth and richness to the text. A table of contents lists the titles included in the book. Families and church libraries will surely want to include the inspirational source in their collections. 2003, Kingfisher, Ages 6 to 12.
—Laura Hummel

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780753456262
Publisher:
Kingfisher
Publication date:
10/03/2003
Series:
Bible and Bible References Series
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
154
Product dimensions:
9.61(w) x 10.55(h) x 0.74(d)
Age Range:
5 - 8 Years

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Meet the Author

Kady MacDonald Denton has illustrated numerous titles for Kingfisher, including A Child's Treasury of Nursery Rhymes, In the Light of the Moon by Sam McBratney, and two collections written by Ann Pilling, The Kingfisher Book of Bible Stories and The Kingfisher Treasury of Myths and Legends. She is also the creator of several picture books. She lives in Manitoba, Canada, and received the prestigious Governor General's Award for her work.

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