With an easy-to-read text from a much-loved reteller of children's Bible stories, and lots of illustrations packed full of character, this treasury of Bible stories is designed to introduce young readers to the essential stories of the Bible. Eighteen stories from the Old and New Testaments cover the Bible's most well-known events and best-loved people, from creation to Jesus' crucifi xion and resurrection. Along with Barbara Vagnozzi's bright illustrations which fi ll the pages, these easy retellings are compellingly child-friendly throughout.
Stories include: In the Beginning; The Garden of Eden; The Great Flood; Abraham and the Promise; Jacob and Esau; Joseph and His Dreams; Moses and the People of Israel; Joshua and the Land of Canaan; David and Goliath; Jonah and the Great Fish; Daniel and the Lions; Jesus and the Kingdom of God; A Storm at Sea; The Wheat and the Weeds; The Hole in the Roof; The Good Samaritan; The Runaway Son; and An End and a Beginning.
Lois Rock has established an international reputation as a children's writer. Specializing in Bible stories, prayer books, and information books, her books have been translated into over thirty languages with sales approaching four million copies. She draws on her experience as a mother of three and as a leader of church children's groups.