Item description for Women of the Bible (Dover Coloring Books) by John Green...
Overview From Eve to the Virgin Mary, this gallery of 30 full-page illustrations features scenes from the lives of the immortal women of the Holy Scriptures: brave Esther, wicked Jezebel, devout Judith, the great judge and prophet Deborah, beautiful Bathsheba, treacherous Delilah, the Queen of Sheba, and many other famous women.
Publishers Description This gallery of thirty detailed, ready-to-color illustrations features scenes from the lives of the Bible's most remarkable women. Some are renowned for their heroic deeds or acts of treachery; others as the wives and mothers of such well-known figures as Solomon, Boaz, Moses, John the Baptist, and Jesus. These Bible women include Esther, who saved her kingdom from Haman's treachery; Wicked Jezebel, the idolatrous queen; Devout Judith, who slew Holofernes and rescued her besieged city; Bathsheba, mother of Solomon, whose beauty drove David to murder; The great judge and prophet Deborah, known as The Mother of Israel; The Queen of Sheba, who tested Solomon's wisdom; False-hearted Delilah, who betrayed Samson to his enemies; Mary Magdalen, first to witness the risen Christ . . . and many other figures, both famous and infamous, from Bible lore.
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Studio: Dover Publications
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.25" Width: 8.25" Height: 11" Weight: 0.3 lbs.
Release Date Aug 7, 2013
Publisher Dover Publications
Series Dover Coloring Book
ISBN 0486451933 ISBN13 9780486451930
Availability 14 units. Availability accurate as of Oct 28, 2016 06:38.
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More About John Green
John Green is the award-winning, #1 bestselling author of Looking for Alaska, An Abundance of Katherines, Paper Towns, Will Grayson, Will Grayson (with David Levithan), and The Fault in Our Stars. His many accolades include the Printz Medal, a Printz Honor, and the Edgar Award. He has twice been a finalist for the LA Times Book Prize. John was selected by TIME magazine as one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World. With his brother, Hank, John is one half of the Vlogbrothers (youtube.com/vlogbrothers), one of the most popular online video projects in the world. You can join the millions who follow John on Twitter (@johngreen) and tumblr (fishingboatproceeds.tumblr.com) or visit him online at johngreenbooks.com. John lives with his family in Indianapolis, Indiana.
John Green was born in 1948.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Women of the Bible (Dover Coloring Books)?
Women of the Bible Feb 8, 2008
If you have ever wondered about some of the women in the Bible, this is a great jumping off point! Good book for kids to look at and color. I loved the range of women included in this book. Most I remembered, and a few were introduced to me for the 1st time....
The pros & cons of this coloring book Jul 23, 2007
This coloring book was a lot of fun to do. I used opaque markers and also crayons in coloring it.
I am not at all religious, but enjoyed the brief stories that accompanied the pictures.
On the minus side - Mr. Green's strong suit is not drawing women. They all pretty much looked alike, and their faces were not very attractively drawn for the most part. He is much better with drawing horses and men.
Everyone wears long, flowing robes, so there are no beautiful clothes to color, but there is background included in each picture and the drawings are large and easy to color.