The Lion First Bible

The Lion First Bible

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Here are more than sixty Bible stories, specially chosen for youg children: a foundation on which to build a growing knowledge of the Bible. With bright illustrations and simple, clearly laid out text, this retelling is ideal for beginner readers. 'Has cheerful cartoony pictures by Leon Baxter and accessible text by Pat Alexander.' The Sunday Times
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Product details

  • Hardback | 480 pages
  • 156 x 190 x 34mm | 920.81g
  • Lion Children's Books
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • colour illustrations
  • 074593210X
  • 9780745932101
  • 1,009,088

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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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4 28% (19)
3 13% (9)
2 7% (5)
1 10% (7)
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