In this spirited retelling, Mary Hoffman creates nine fascinating stories of Jesus' miracles, written in a simple yet beautiful style. Jackie Morris's vivid illustrations combine to convey the reality of these astonishing happening 2,000 years after they took place. The miracles include: the marriage at Cana, the miraculous draught of fishes, stilling the storm, the man cured of palsy, feeding the five thousand, walking on the water, the centurion's servant, healing the lepers and the raising of Lazarus.
Mary Hoffman is a highly acclaimed journalist and writer who has compaigned against sexism and racism in children's literature since 1971. Jackie Morris grew up in the Cotswolds and studied illustration at Bath Academy. She has worked in magazine publishing and designed greetings cards for Greenpeace, Annesty International and Oxfam. Her paintings have been exhibited nationally and throughout Australia.