A fabulous collection of stories for children aged 5 and over about animals that encountered Jesus during his lifetime and how they were there when key incidents in his life took place. Imagine you could have been there when Jesus was alive on earth. The animals in this book saw just what happened. The fox was out on a cold, starry night when he suddenly heard the sound of Angels singing. The cat was looking forward to a wedding party that nearly went wrong. The magpie had a birds-eye view of Zaccheus climbing into his tree. and the mouse got caught on a boat in a storm and saw an amazing miracle
Nick Butterworth started out as a typographic designer with the National Children's Home, going on to become a freelance graphic designer in collaboration with fellow children's writer and illustrator Mick Inkpen; he has also worked as a television presenter! He is best-known for his Percy the Park Keeper series, and his outstanding success makes him one of the most popular author-illustrators in contemporary children's fiction. Mick Inkpen is one of the top-selling picture book author-illustrators in the world with millions of readers, and his stories being translated into over twenty different languages. He started out as a graphic designer, during which time he started working with much-loved children's author Nick Butterworth, from whom he learned design and typography. Mick has won numerous awards world-wide including The British Book Award for Penguin Small, The British Book Award for the best illustrated book, for Lullabyhullabaloo, and Kipper won a BAFTA for best animated children's film in 1998.