In this magnificently illustrated edition of the Bible, all the best-loved stories of both Old and New Testaments are retold for young readers by Selina Hastings. Her fluent, lively style reflects the character and majesty of the original, while vivid and finely detailed illustrations by Eric Thomas bring to life the people and places referred to in the stories. The Children’s Illustrated Bible features the following:
· Color photographs of plants, animals, people, and places of the Bible lands
· Maps of the lands of the Old and New Testaments
· Prepared in consultation with educators and scholars.
· A special gift for children and a source of inspiration for the entire family
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In this outstanding edition of the Bible, the stories of the Old and New Testaments are retold by Selina Hastings in a lucid, flowing style for children's enjoyment and edification. Hastings consulted with a cadre of educators, scholars, and religious advisors to retain the original feel and poetry of the Bible, while appealing to contemporary young readers with clear, lively language. The somewhat lackluster illustrations on every page are not nearly as compelling as the stories themselves, but the variety of other artwork, including maps and color photographs of artifacts, plants, biblical places, animals, people, and architecture, makes up for any deficit there. All the best-known parables and teachings are here, including "The Plagues of Egypt," "The Birth of Jesus," "Jacob's Ladder," "Noah's Ark," "Judas Plots to Betray Jesus," and "The Resurrection," among many others. This volume also includes a "Who's Who in the Bible Stories" as well as quotations from the King James Bible, identified by chapter and verse. Hastings has written several other collections of Bible stories, including The Birth of Jesus and The Miracles of Jesus. And for a smaller, stockier version of the same book, check out Hastings's The Children's Illustrated Bible. (Ages 8 and older) --Emilie CoulterAbout the Author:
Selina Hastings is the author of several children's books that reflect her interest in language and history including Sir Gawain and the Loathly Lady and The Canterbury Tales.
Eric Thomas, a teacher of graphics, print, and illustration, has worked as a freelance illustrator for the BBC, The Times of London, and The Economist.
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Buchbeschreibung New Leaf Press (AR), 1996. Hardcover. Buchzustand: New. Buchnummer des Verkäufers DADAX0892213329
Buchbeschreibung New Leaf Press (AR), 1996. Hardcover. Buchzustand: New. Never used!. Buchnummer des Verkäufers P110892213329
Buchbeschreibung New Leaf Press (AR), 1996. Hardcover. Buchzustand: New. Brand New!. Buchnummer des Verkäufers VIB0892213329