Item description for Tomie DePaola's Book of Bible Stories by Tomie dePaola...
Overview A collection of Bible stories, lovingly illustrated by an award-winning artist, includes tales suitable for young children--from Creation to the Resurrection of Christ and the appearance of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost. Reprint.
Publishers Description Lovingly illustrated by award-winning artist Tomie dePaola, this stunning collection of stories brings some of the most memorable and significant figures in the Old and New Testaments to life. Adam and Eve, Abraham and Moses, Peter, John, and Jesus are all vividly portrayed in wonderful detail. The original Bible text captures all of the drama of the best-loved stories from the Bible, including Noah and the flood, Jonah's encounter with a great fish, and the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Here is a beautiful collection of Bible stories, perfect for gift-giving. "An excellent choice for family or group use, as well as for independent reading." ("School Library Journal," starred review)
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Studio: Putnam Juvenile
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 11.26" Width: 8.89" Height: 0.46" Weight: 1.2 lbs.
Release Date Feb 18, 2002
Publisher Penguin Group USA
Grade Level Grade School
ISBN 0698119231 ISBN13 9780698119239 UPC 630415012994
Availability 0 units.
More About Tomie dePaola
Tomie dePaola (www.tomie.com) is the acclaimed author and/or illustrator of more than 250 books for children. His books range from autobiographical stories to retellings of folktales and legends to original tales, such as the Strega Nona books. He lives in New London, New Hampshire.
Reviews - What do customers think about Tomie DePaola's Book of Bible Stories?
Bible stories brought to life by illustrator May 5, 2000
By combining the text of the NIV Bible with illustrations by Tomie De Paola, this book vividly portrays the story of Christianity from creation through the crucifixion and resurrection to the coming of the Holy Spirit. Children of all ages will be drawn to these stories with their beautifully drawn illustrations. The color, simplicity and depth in the illustrations immediately connect the text to a mental image and make the stories come alive. This is a wonderful book to give to any child.