Item description for Pilgrim's Progress (Illustrated) by Gary D. Schmidt & Barry Moser...
Overview The pilgrim Christian undertakes the dangerous journey to the Celestial City, experiencing physical and spiritual obstacles along the way.
Publishers Description This volume offers a superb retelling in contemporary language of John Bunyan's beloved classic, masterfully illustrated with fifty watercolor paintings by Barry Moser.
Here again is the tale of Christian's spiritual journey from the City of Destruction to the Heavenly Palaces, including the pitfalls and graces that threaten and fortify his epic pilgrimage. Matching Bunyan's flare for storytelling and vivid imagery, Gary Schmidt's new narrative also echoes the best of writers like Dante, Sir Thomas Browne, E.M. Forster, J.R.R. Tolkien, and Nathaniel Hawthorne.
Even after three centuries, this odyssey of faith and human perseverance continues to engage readers today and now, more than ever, Schmidt's retelling of "Pilgrim's Progress" will delight and stir the imagination of readers over and over again.
Citations And Professional Reviews Pilgrim's Progress (Illustrated) by Gary D. Schmidt & Barry Moser has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Hornbook Guide to Children - 07/01/2009 page 408
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Studio: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.62" Width: 6.7" Height: 0.77" Weight: 0.88 lbs.
Release Date Sep 1, 2008
Publisher Eerdmans Books for Young Readers
Grade Level Multiple Grades
Series Pilgrims Progress
Series Number 1
ISBN 0802853463 ISBN13 9780802853462
Availability 0 units.
More About Gary D. Schmidt & Barry Moser
Gary D. Schmidt s most recent novel, The Wednesday Wars, has been garnering excellent reviews. His novel Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy won both a Newbery Honor and a Printz Honor. His other novels for Clarion are Straw into Gold and Anson s Way. He is a professor of English at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and lives on a farm in Alto. He and his wife have six children. "
Gary D. Schmidt currently resides in Alto, in the state of Michigan. Gary D. Schmidt has an academic affiliation as follows - Calvin College.
Gary D. Schmidt has published or released items in the following series...
Reviews - What do customers think about Pilgrim's Progress (Illustrated)?
Very much worth the read, matching, if not surpassing the original Mar 14, 2009
The same story from a different speaker can improve much upon the first. "Pilgrim's Progress" is a retelling of John Bunyan's original story of a Christian's journey to the Heavenly Palace. A modern spin on the subject matter with a more common language and brilliant and beautiful watercolors from Barry Moser, Gary Schmidt's rendition of "Pilgrim's Progress" is very much worth the read, matching, if not surpassing the original.