Synopses & Reviews
An entertaining and educational introduction to Jewish Bible stories. In this beautifully illustrated picture book, seven stories from the bible are retold for the very young. Children can follow the stories in pictures while an adult reads aloud, and each page provides opportunities for shared discussion. A First Book of Jewish Bible Stories is an entertaining and delightful introduction to the teachings of the Bible.
Beginning with God's creation of the world and moving through the stories of Noah, Abraham, Joseph, Moses, and others, this book is an ideal introduction to the Bible for young children. Seven illustrated stories provide the groundwork for family discussions. Full color.
About the Author
M. Hoffman has written over sixty books for children. Her keep observation brings vitality and humor to each of her stories. J. Downing has illustrated many picture and storybooks for children. She lives with her family in San Francisco.
Table of Contents
God makes the world -- Noah's ark -- Abraham and his family -- Joseph and his rainbow coat -- Moses in the bulrushes -- Jonah and the big fish -- Daniel in the lion's den -- Who's who in the Bible stories.