The Lion First Bible and the Lion First Book of Prayers

The Lion First Bible and the Lion First Book of Prayers

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The Bible is full of wonderful stories, which all have something important to say, even to the very young. But it takes a special skill with words to help them understand the meanings. The stories in this book have been specially chosen and retold for young readers. All the great names and great events are here. The rhythm and repetition make them ideal for reading aloud with young children, and older ones will enjoy reading them on their own. Complementing the Bible stories are prayers that will help children take their first steps in talking to God. They have been chosen to match everyday experiences in words that children can understand. The simple and appealing words act as starting points to give young readers the confidence to express their hopes and joys in prayers of their own. With over one millions copies of The Lion First Bible sold worldwide, this gift edition brings two much-loved volumes together in an attractive hardback for children to love and treasure.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 608 pages
  • 162 x 202 x 52mm | 1,338.11g
  • Lion Hudson Plc
  • Lion Children's Books
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Colour Artwork
  • 0745941532
  • 9780745941530
  • 1,151,083

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`Pat Alexander's retellings have a verve and freshness which plunge children straight into the heart of the story.' * Times Educational Supplement * `A truly delightful book which is highly recommended for the young and which can be shared with the young at heart.' * Reform *show more

About Pat Alexander

Pat Alexander is co-founder and 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. Pat lives in Oxford where she is actively involved in local church and community life. Su Box, author and compiler of many children's books for a range of publishers. For Lion these include You Are Very Special ,The First Rainbow and The Lion Book of First Prayers. 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.show more

Table of contents

The Lion First Bible contains more than sixty Bible stories, specially chosen and retold for children. The Lion First Book of Prayers is thematically arranged to reflect a child's daily experiences and feelings. It incudes a simple paraphrase of the Lord's Prayer.show more

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