The Lion First Bible: Blue Gift Edition

The Lion First Bible: Blue Gift Edition

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The Lion children's Bible for the very young. Lively, read-aloud stories for young listeners and early readers. An outstanding best-seller: published in 1997; already 50,000 copies in print!
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Product details

  • Leather | 480 pages
  • 150 x 190mm | 896g
  • Lion Hudson Plc
  • Lion Children's Books
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • Special blue ed
  • colour artwork
  • 0745937772
  • 9780745937779

Table of contents

Part 1 Old Testament: how the world began - Creation; the first sad day - Adam and Eve; rain, rain, rain - Noah; the promise - Abraham; Rebecca's wedding - Isaac and Rebecca; the troublesome twins - Jacob and Esau; Jacob runs away - Jacob; the jealous brothers - Joseph; Joseph meets the king - Joseph in Egypt; the princess and the baby - Moses's birth; the king who said no - Moses in Egypt; the big adventure - escape from Egypt; the best way to live - Ten Commandments; the land of the giants - the 12 spies; Joshua wins the day - Battle of Jericho; Farmer Gideon's men - Gideon and the Midianites; the lion-killer - Samson; Ruth's new family - Ruth's story; one dark night - young Samuel; the king who was shy - Saul; David and the giant - David and Goliath; best friends - David and Jonathan; the outlaw - David; King David's great idea - plans for the Temple; Solomon the magnificent - King Solomon; a very hungry time - Elijah; Elijah's big day - Elijah and the prophets of Baal; the girl who helped - Naaman's cure; a very scary time - Hezekiah and the Assyrians; a fishy story - Jonah; the night of the lions - Daniel; the coming king - prophecies about the Messiah. Part 2 The New Testament: Mary and the Angel - the Annunciation; a very special baby - the birth of Jesus; follow that star - the Wise Men; little boy lost - Jesus in the Temple; Jesus passes the text - baptism and temptation. (Part contents)
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About Pat Alexander

PAT ALEXANDER is former editorial director of Lion Publishing. She is also the compiler and author of many books ranging from the best-selling Lion Handbook to the Bible to The Lion First Bible. She lives in Oxford. LEON BAXTER was a life-long illustrator. He said he enjoyed working on children's titles because: 'there's a part of me that's never grown up'. Leon died in 2001
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