Simon and the Easter Miracle
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Simon and the Easter Miracle

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Description

The gospels tell of Simon of Cyrene - 'a man coming in from the country - who was ordered to carry Jesus' cross. Over the centuries, his story has been woven into Polish folklore: When Simon the farmer brings his wares to market, little does he expect how he will be involved in the events of that very special day, nor how his produce - of bread, eggs and wine - will become important symbols of Jesus' passion and resurrection, remembered throughout the ages. Together with sophisticated artwork, this picture book retelling of a traditional European tale is both thought-provoking and engaging, with the events and meaning of the first Easter at its heart.show more

Product details

  • 0-5
  • Hardback | 32 pages
  • 220.98 x 261.62 x 10.16mm | 294.83g
  • Lion Hudson Plc
  • Lion Children's Books
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Co-ed
  • colour artwork
  • 0745960588
  • 9780745960586
  • 2,170,929

About Mary Joslin

MARY JOSLIN, published exclusively by Lion, is known for her children's books on belief and spirituality. Her books have sold in excess of 200,000 copies.show more

Review quote

""Beautiful book of prayers." --"School Library Journal "on" The Lion Book of Day-by-Day Prayers "Joslin uses Christian imagery and simple, elegant prose to flesh out the Gospel's one-line story of Simon of Cyrene" --School Library Journal "This quiet, gentle story fills a need for Easter-themed stories that go beyond bunnies and Easter baskets." -Kirkus Reviews "Beautiful book of prayers." --School Library Journal on The Lion Book of Day-by-Day Prayersshow more

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34 ratings
2.67 out of 5 stars
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2 41% (14)
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