This valuable reference book features more than 100 notable people from the Old and New Testaments, offering kids a window into the biblical world and to the important men and women who shaped religious history.
From Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden to Paul's ministry to the ancient world, this beautiful book pairs need-to-know information about biblical personalities with timeless artwork. Each vibrant, colorful profile is accompanied by fast facts, including which books of the Bible the person appears in and what he or she is best known for. Feature spreads cover the history, archaeology, and geography associated with notable individuals. An alphabetical index covering more names not mentioned in profiles ensures that kids reading the Bible never have to ask, "Who's that?"
About the Author
JILL RUBALCABA has written more than 12 books of nonfiction and fiction for children and young adults, including National Geographic's Ancient Egypt: Archaeology Unlocks the Secrets of Egypt's Past; The Early Human World by Oxford Press and Every Bone Tells a Story by Charlesbridge. The biography I.M. Pei: Architect of Time, Place, and Purpose, published by Marshall Cavendish in 2011 was among Booklist's Top 10 Books for Youth, Kirkus's Best of 2011, and is a Junior Library Guild Selection.