The Lion First Bible: Red Gift Edition

The Lion First Bible: Red Gift Edition

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Very young children should enjoy "reading" the specially selected and retold Old and New Testament stories in this chunky "first Bible". The short yet lively retellings introduce the reader to 60 key stories from the Bible, explaining concepts in terms that a child should understand. The text uses simple vocabulary and is printed in large enough type for able new readers to tackle alone either in class or at home. (Teachers working with three to six year olds have been consulted about the text). Children as yet unable to read should be able to follow the stories by looking at the more

Product details

  • Paperback | 480 pages
  • 150 x 190mm | 895g
  • Lion Hudson Plc
  • Lion Children's Books
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • Red ed
  • colour illustrations
  • 0745937764
  • 9780745937762

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)show more