Synopses & Reviews
This charming collection offers young children an introduction to the treasures of the Bible. Ann Pilling has retold twenty-one stories from the Old and New Testaments with warmth and inspiration. Each story is accompanied by poems and prayers, making this the perfect book for bedtime.
Children's LiteratureThe illustrations, especially the facial features of the characters, are very approachable, even the lions and camels look friendly. The book concludes with an index of the authors, allowing the reader to read stories from the Bible in addition to reading poems and prayers.
This delightful anthology contains 21 stories from the Old and New Testaments, as well as a careful selection of poems, prayers, and songs--a perfect introduction to the timeless themes and messages of the Bible.
About the Author
Kady MacDonald Denton has illustrated numerous titles for Kingfisher, including A Child's Treasury of Nursery Rhymes, In the Light of the Moon by Sam McBratney, and two collections written by Ann Pilling, The Kingfisher Book of Bible Stories and The Kingfisher Treasury of Myths and Legends. She is also the creator of several picture books. She lives in Manitoba, Canada, and received the prestigious Governor General's Award for her work. Ann Pilling's eleven books for children include the award-winning Henry's Leg and Kingfisher's acclaimed A Kingfisher Treasury of Bible Stories, Poems, and Prayers for Bedtime.