The Bible for Children

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Lion Children's Books, 2002 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 352 pages
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Accessible, compelling text that speaks to today'schildren, from a foremost reteller of the Bible The Bible for Children contains more than 200 Bible stories, retold by playwright and filmmaker Murray Watts and elegantly illustrated by beloved artist Helen Cann. The stories comprehensively cover key themes of the Bible; they are faithful to the meaning and spirit of the original Scripture. The imaginative style reflects the variety of the biblical text riveting stories, reporting, poetry, history, letters. The Bible for Children is a visual delight, filled with illustrations that add meaning to the stories. The rich color and the exquisitely drawn faces and settings draw readers into the emotion and power of all that happens. This book for 7-12 year-olds has the design and drama of a modern classic."

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My 8 year old love this Bible

User Review  - hotndivine -

We love this bible its easy to understand but its also true to the bible used by adults. My 8 year old has been able to retell the bibles stories with such detail its amazing that shes getting a true ... Read full review

User Review  - Phyllis Kilian -

Bible stories for children with nice illustrations to add to the story. Writing is well done for under 10 years old. Read full review

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About the author (2002)

Murray Watts combines expert Bible knowledge with skillful storytelling to successfully reach today's children. Helen Cann is the illustrator of Baboushka, A Child's Book of Celtic Prayers, Prayers from the Bible, and Who Laid the Cornerstone of the World.

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