This BIG book is ideal for shared reading. Derived from the award-winning My Very First Bible, this well-known Bible story is presented in simple words and illustrated with child-friendly paper collage illustrations. Notes are included for parents and teachers putting the story in context and giving ideas for discussion. This book is published simultaneously with Baby Jesus (0 7459 4950 9) and is in series with Jonah and the Whale and Noah and the Ark (March 2005) 'The vivid collage-style pictures, by Alex Ayliffe, beautifully complement Lois Rock's spare, direct text. The stories are told with an exquisite simplicity which faithfully reflects the language of the Bible.' Times Educational Supplement about My Very First Bible.
LOIS ROCK has an established reputation as one of the foremost retellers of Bible stories for children. Her books for Lion include My Very First Bible and The Lion Book of Five-minute Bible Stories. ALEX AYLIFFE is a top childrens illustrator with a distinctive technique. Her trademark papercut style has won her the Sainsbury's Best Books for Babies Award for her book Boo Barney.