The Oxford Book of Bible Stories

The Oxford Book of Bible Stories

by Berlie Doherty, Jason Cockcroft
     
 

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The Old Testament reveals the lives of many families across generations and tells the stories of many unforgettable men and women. Their lives are played out in turbulent times against the drama of great floods, plagues, journeys, and battles.

From this epic collection, Berlie Doherty has chosen more than forty stories. Her narrative draws out the emotions of

Overview

The Old Testament reveals the lives of many families across generations and tells the stories of many unforgettable men and women. Their lives are played out in turbulent times against the drama of great floods, plagues, journeys, and battles.

From this epic collection, Berlie Doherty has chosen more than forty stories. Her narrative draws out the emotions of real people: their hopes and fears, grief and joy, fulfilment and suffering, compassion and betrayal. She brings us to an understanding of the promises that these people keep and the mistakes they make.

Fully illustrated throughout by Jason Cockcroft with both gorgeous color and evocative black and white artwork, this new collection of Bible stories is a book to cherish.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780192782106
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
11/01/2014
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
9.60(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Berlie Doherty is an English novelist, poet, playwright and screenwriter. She is best known for children's books, for which she has twice won the Carnegie Medal.

Jason Cockcroft is an illustrator . He attended the Falmouth School of Art, and won the Blue Peter Award for his work on Geraldine McCaughrean's retelling of 'Pilgrim's Progress.' He is best known for his internationally acclaimed picture book illustrations, specifically for his cover artwork for the final three Harry Potter books.

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