This book presents key episodes from the unfolding story of the Bible along with mini features that provide glimpses into how and why the various writings came to be recorded and assembled. Providing an accessible introduction with a series of spreads, feature boxes, and illustrations, the book is simple yet scholarly. Subjects include storytelling, Bible languages, types of writing, the prophets, the Gospels, the early Christians, gathering the books, and how to read the Bible--offering a concise, comprehensive, yet accessible first introduction.
Christina Goodings has a young family and knows how to keep young children interested and occupied. She draws on her experiences as a primary school teacher, a Sunday school teacher, and a storyteller in her writing of books for children. For Lion these include Bible and Prayers for Teddy and Me, Hands-On Bible Craft Book, and I Want to Know About the Bible.