Beautiful, warm illustrations combine with simple, appealing words in this ideal first introduction to more than thirty of the most beloved Bible stories from the Old and New Testaments, perfect for reading alone or for sharing aloud with the youngest children.
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Thirty stories from the Old and New Testaments are retold by Elisabeth Gilles-Sebaoun and lovingly illustrated by Charlotte Roederer. From the beginning ("In the beginning, there was only God.... There was no sky. There was no earth. There was no sun or moon. There were no people or animals, either."), through the Creation, the Garden of Eden, Noah's Ark, Moses, the birth of Jesus, the Last Supper, the Crucifixion, and the Resurrection, Gilles-Sebaoun recounts, simply and compellingly, the best-loved stories of the Bible. Each page is divided roughly in half, with Roederer's warm pictures above and the text below. A helpful summarizing phrase is conveniently located on the outer edge of each page: "A Companion for Adam," "The Israelites Become Slaves," "God Chooses David," "Jesus Found in the Temple," to help young readers find their place and identify the salient points of the stories. Here is a perfectly lovely introduction to the Bible, for reading aloud or reading alone. (Ages 4 to 8) --Emilie CoulterAbout the Author:
Élisabeth Gilles-Sebaoun is the author of several works for children. She lives in France.
Charlotte Roederer's warm and appealing illustrations grace many picture books for young children published in her native France, several of which have been published in America, including versions of the classic stories Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Little Red Riding Hood, andPuss In Boots.
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Book Description HarperCollins, 2001. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0060294647
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