Discover the real reason behind Joseph's colorful coat in this beautifully-illustrated Bible adaptation for young readers. Read about what happens to Joseph when his father, Jacob, gives him his new colorful coat. Joseph finds himself having to defend himself from the jealousy of his brothers, whilst also embarking on an adventure to Egypt! The book is wonderfully illustrated and vividly retells the story from the Old Testament. The My First Bible Stories series: These beautifully illustrated classic Bible stories are perfect for reading together as well as reading alone. The most popular stories from the Old Testament are retold in easy-to-read language and provide a perfect way to introduce young readers to the Bible. Series allows children to become familiar with colourful stories from the Old Testament using the familiar, picture story format. Language is simple and easy to understand. The detailed illustrations support the text and provide ideal opportunities for spotting things and for further discussion.
About the Author
Katherine Sully has written over 40 books for young children. After studying Narrative Method at college, she began work in children's publishing where she developed a particular interest in the teaching of reading and in children's book design. She lives with her family in Bath, U.K.
Simona Sanfilippo has always loved drawing and painting. She has illustrated a variety of different publications, including postcards, greetings cards and books for children. Simona currently lives in Turin, Italy.
Read an Excerpt
Long ago, Joseph’s father, Jacob, gave him a colourful new coat. This made Joseph’s brothers cross. Joseph was younger than his eleven brothers.
“Why does he get a new coat and not us?” grumbled one brother.
“He’s always the favourite,” complained another.