2011 Outreach Resource of the Year! Offer messages of God's love, forgiveness, and reconciliation to your 4- to 7-year-olds! Retelling more than 50 of his most loved Old and New Testament stories---and ending each with a short prayer---Nobel Peace Prize winner Archbishop Tutu highlights universal truths to teach youngsters about God's desire for us to live in community. 128 pages, hardcover from Zonderkidz.
Format: Hardcover Number of Pages: 128 Vendor: Zondervan Publication Date: 2010 Dimensions: 9.75 X 8.50 (inches)
ISBN: 0310719127 ISBN-13: 9780310719120 Availability: In Stock Ages: 4-7
Desmond Tutu retells more than fifty of his most beloved stories, artfully highlighting God's desire for all people to love one another and to find peace and forgiveness in their hearts. Many of the finest artists from around the world have been selected to illustrate the stories. In an attempt to create the first truly global Bible for children, the artists have been invited to portray the stories with the style and richness of their own culture. Their stunning color illustrations allow readers to experience the Bible stories as if they were there---with Adam and Eve in the garden, with Noah on the ark, with Abraham in the desert, and with Jesus on the mountaintop. Every story shows how God works through history and ends with a short prayer, which personalizes the message for each reader's own life. Archbishop Tutu's wisdom, compassion, and sense of humor shine throughout, as he reminds us that 'We are all God's children.' Archbishop Desmond Tutu was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1984 for his lifelong struggle to bring equality, justice, and peace to his native country of South Africa. In 1986, he was elected Archbishop of Cape Town, the highest position in the Anglican Church in Southern Africa. Tutu is currently the Chair of The Elders, an independent group of global leaders who are working to promote the shared interests of humanity. In 2009 Tutu received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, America's highest civilian honor. He is known for his great love for children, as well as his powerful and profound understanding of the message of Jesus Christ. The Archbishop lives in South Africa with his wife, Leah. They have four children and seven grandchildren. 'In the spirit of celebrating children all over the world, each illustrator in this book has been invited to draw on their own unique and rich cultural heritage in their portrayal of these Biblical stories. Their art is truly a marvelous reflection of how we are all made in God's image.' --(Archbishop) Desmond Tutu
Archbishop Desmond Tutu was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1984 for his lifelong struggle to bring equality, justice, and peace to his native country of South Africa. He is the author of numerous books including the Children of God Storybook Bible, God's Dream, and Desmond and the Very Mean Word. From 2007 to 2013, Tutu was the founding Chair of theElders, a group of global leaders who are working topromote the shared interests of humanity. In 2013he received the Templeton Prize for advancing spiritualprogress in the world. He lives in South Africa withhis wife, Leah. They have four children and sevengrandchildren. SPANISH BIO: El Arzobispo Desmond Tutu fue galardonado con el Premio Nobel de la Paz en 1984 por su prolongada lucha a favor de la igualdad, justicia, y paz en Sudafrica, su pais natal. En 1986, Tutu fue elegido Arzobispo de Ciudad del Cabo, el mas alto puesto en la Iglesia Anglicana de Sudafrica. En la actualidad, al Arzobispo Tutu preside los Ancianos, un grupo independiente de lideres globales dedicados a fomentar los intereses comunes de la humanidad. En el 2009 Tutu recibio la Medalla Presidencial a la Libertad, la mayor condecoracion civil otorgada por los Estados Unidos de America. el es conocido por su gran amor hacia los ninos, asi como por su poderoso y profundo discernimiento del mensaje de Jesucristo. El Arzobispo reside en Sudafrica con su esposa Leah, con la que comparte cuatro hijos y siete nietos