The Lion Book of Two-Minute Parables

The Lion Book of Two-Minute Parables

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Description

Here is a collection of ten of Jesus' most famous stories, retold at a cracking pace - offering perfect solutions for short storytimes with little ones. Each story is retold in a short, entertaining narrative with quick and quirky illustrations which add to the momentum. The playful feel of the stories is enhanced by join-in labels and speech bubbles, so that little ones can share in the fun. The parables include: The Sower, The Merchant and the Pearl, Building a Tower, The Man Who Could Not Pay, The Rich Fool, The Friend at Midnight, Ten Bridesmaids, The Great Feast, The Runaway Son and The Workers in the Vineyard - covering all the well-known stories a parent would want their child to know and learn from. In series with The Lion Book of Two-Minute Bible Stories, Bedtime Stories and Animal Stories.show more

Product details

  • 3-5
  • Hardback | 48 pages
  • 218 x 234 x 10mm | 381.02g
  • Lion Hudson Plc
  • Lion Children's Books
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Colour illustrations
  • 0745962017
  • 9780745962016
  • 884,686

Review quote

""A charming collection . . . short tales that are full of good humor and just the right length to make the perfect bedtime read." --"Armadillo "magazine" ""The stories stand alone and this leaves the opportunity for parents to discuss the stories with their young ones, to draw them out on what message they get from the story. " "Catholic Life "on "Two-Minute Bible Stories" ""A charming collection . . .short tales that are full of good humor and just the right length to make the perfect bedtime read." "Armadillo "magazine"" "Young children can learn cultural references and traditional wisdom from this charming treatment." --Publishers Weekly "A charming collection . . . short tales that are full of good humor and just the right length to make the perfect bedtime read." --Armadillo magazine "The stories stand alone and this leaves the opportunity for parents to discuss the stories with their young ones, to draw them out on what message they get from the story. " --Catholic Life on Two-Minute Bible Storiesshow more

About Elena Pasquali

Elena Pasquali was brought up in South Wales and studied Romance languages at University. She worked for some years in children's publishing before going on to be an author in her own right. She has a special interest in researching and retelling folk tales from around the world. She enjoys exploring new cultures, travelling, and learning the languages that will help her on her way. Nicola Smee's illustrations have been shortlisted for the Sainsbury's Baby Book Award and nominated for the Booktrust Early Years Award.show more

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