The Lion Bible for Children

The Lion Bible for Children

Hardback Retelling That Brings the Bible Narrative Alive for a New Ge

By (author) Murray Watts, Illustrated by Helen Cann

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  • Publisher: Lion Children's Books
  • Format: Hardback | 352 pages
  • Dimensions: 200mm x 242mm x 30mm | 1,261g
  • Publication date: 15 June 2014
  • Publication City/Country: Oxford
  • ISBN 10: 0745940463
  • ISBN 13: 9780745940465
  • Illustrations note: Colour Artwork
  • Sales rank: 238,362

Product description

Murray Watts is one of the UK's foremost retellers of the Bible. He combines expert Bible knowledge with skilful storytelling to create a compelling text that speaks to children of today. * comprehensive coverage of key Bible themes and stories * reliable text which is faithful to the spirit of the original * imaginative style which reflects the variety of the Bible itself (e.g. reportage, poetry, history, letters) * beautiful illustrations that complement and add meaning to the stories * all the design qualities of a modern classic Also available in white gift edition: 0 7459 4804 9 Companion volume of prayers: The Lion Book of Prayers for Children 0 7459 4858 8

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Author information

Murray Watts is an experienced writer for stage, radio, television, film and animation. He is the author of more than a dozen books, including the novel, Miracle Maker, and was scriptwriter for the highly acclaimed film of the same name. Helen Cann has been working as an illustrator for a number of years, increasingly specializing in children's books. For Lion she has illustrated Who Laid the Cornerstone of the World and A Child's Book of Celtic Prayers and Baboushka.

Review quote

"A real treat . . . built to withstand endless reading and re-reading. . . . [The] narrative is dramatic and poetic by turns. The illustrations, by Helen Cann, are beautiful and fresh." --Church Times"