A Bible like no other, The Jesus Storybook Bible invites children to join in the greatest of all adventures, to discover for themselves that Jesus is at the center of God's great story of salvation--and at the center of their own story too!
The Jesus Storybook Bible tells the story beneath all the stories in the Bible. At the center of all is a baby, the child upon whom everything will depend. From Noah, to Moses, to the great King David—every story points to him. He is the missing piece to the puzzle—the piece that makes all the other pieces fit together. From the Old Testament through the New Testament, as the story unfolds, children will pick up the clues and piece together the puzzle.
The Jesus Storybook Bible makes an excellent gift at Christmas, when we all remember that he is the puzzle piece that makes all the other pieces in our lives fit.
Recommended for ages 4 to 8
12-point text size
7.75" x 6.50" x 1.00"
Format: Hardcover Number of Pages: 352 Vendor: ZonderKidz Publication Date: 2006 Dimensions: 7.50 X 6.25 (inches)
The Moonbeam Award Gold Medal Winner in the religion category, The Jesus Storybook Bible tells the Story beneath all the stories in the Bible. At the center of the Story is a baby, the child upon whom everything will depend. Every story whispers his name. From Noah to Moses to the great King David---every story points to him. He is like the missing piece in a puzzle---the piece that makes all the other pieces fit together. From the Old Testament through the New Testament, as the Story unfolds, children will pick up the clues and piece together the puzzle. A Bible like no other, The Jesus Storybook Bible invites children to join in the greatest of all adventures, to discover for themselves that Jesus is at the center of God's great story of salvation---and at the center of their Story too.
Sally Lloyd-Jones is a leading writer of inspirational books for children, with an expertise in conveying biblical truth to young children. She is the author of three bestselling children's Bibles, including the Gold Book Award-winning Baby's First Bible and, most recently, the Moonbeam Award Winner---The Jesus Storybook Bible. She has written many picture books for children, including Handbag Friends, Time to Say Goodnight and the critically acclaimed, How to Be a Baby: By Me, the Big Sister. A native of England, Sally lives in New York City and can be found at www.sallylloyd-jones.com. SPANISH BIO: Sally Lloyd-Jones es la autora principal de libros de inspiracion para ninos. Ella posee una gran habilidad para transmitir las verdades biblicas a ninos pequenos. Es la autora de tres biblias para ninos exitos de ventas, incluyendo La primer biblia para bebe y mas recientemente la ganadora del premio Moonbeam, La Historia de Jesus. Tambien ha escrito un sinnumero de libros para ninos. Nativa de Inglaterra, Sally vive en Nueva York y puede ser contactada en: www.sallylloyd-jones.com.
Jago is an accomplished illustrator with several prestigious awards to his credit, including a Macmillian 'Highly Commended' Award for Children's Illustration in 2003, an AOI Silver Award in 2004, and the National Literacy Association Wow! Award. Jago lives in Cornwall, England, with his wife and daughter.
Review by Ben Patterson
The Jesus Storybook Bible: Every Story Whispers His Name disproves the adage that you can't judge a book by its cover.
Jago's award-winning cover art is a foretaste of the whimsically insightful and richly colored drawings that await you on every one of the book's 351 pages. The illustrations alone are worth the price of the book.
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'The Jesus Storybook Bible is unlike any other storybook. True, that's to be expected when you combine the mesmerizing illustrations of Jago and the award-winning writing of Sally Lloyd-Jones, a Brit with an uncanny knack for storytelling. Not only is each story as vividly illustrated as it is portrayed, but also each tale is telling one Big Story---the Story of Jesus. Even the Old Testament stories of 'The young hero and the horrible giant' and 'Daniel and the scary sleepover' come full circle to Jesus, the greatest Hero, King, Lover and Rescuer the world has ever known. -- More to Life Magazine
''The Jesus Storybook Bible: Every Story Whispers His Name' disproves the adage that you can't judge a book by its cover. Jago's award-winning cover art is a foretaste of the whimsically insightful and richly colored drawings that await you on every one of the book's 351 pages. The illustrations alone are worth the price of the book....Jago the illustrator, and Sally Lloyd-Jones the author, are a good pair. She brings the same creativity and sense of humor to her telling of the Bible's stories....But Lloyd-Jones's writing isn't cutesy. She has a grasp of the profound. How does one explain to a child the agony of Jesus in Gethsemane, and his prayer of surrender to his Father? Lloyd-Jones does it as well as any biblical commentator....The title and subtitle are even better than the book's delightful illustrations and narrative -- because they provide, in one deft stroke, the interpretive key that unlocks the meaning of the whole Bible. 'The Jesus Storybook Bible' says it all: The Scriptures are not merely a collection of stories designed to teach moral lessons. As Jesus explained to the men walking the road to Emmaus on Resurrection Sunday, the whole Bible is about Jesus. In the words of the subtitle, every story whispers his name....Lloyd-Jones manages to show again and again the presence of Christ in all the Old Testament Scriptures, and the presence of the Old Testament Scriptures in the life of Christ.' -- Christianity Today
The Jesus Storybook Bible is, in my opinion, one of the best resources available to help both children and adults see the Jesus-centered story line of the Bible. Tullian Tchividjian , Senior Pastor of Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church -- PCA, Fort Lauderdale, FL.
Author: Sally Lloyd-Jones Located in: New York, New York Submitted: June 19, 2007
Tell us a little about yourself. I am a British born children's book writer living in New York City.
I came to the States from the UK in 1989--just for a year. I"m
I have worked for several years as the publisher of Christian
Children's Books for Reader's Digest before leaving in 2000 to
write full time.
I have written three other best-selling children's Bibles: Baby's
First Bible; A Child's First Bible; and The Lift-The-Flap Bible. I
can be found at sallylloyd-jones.com
What was your motivation behind this project? I wrote this so children could know that God is for them and loves
them with a Never Stopping, Never Giving up, Unbreaking, Always
and Forever Love.
What do you hope folks will gain from this project? The Jesus Storybook Bible tells the Story beneath all the stories of
the Bible. It takes the whole Bible to tell the Story. And at the center
of the Story, there is a baby, the Child upon whom everything
would depend. From Noah to Moses to King David, every story
whispers his name. He is like the missing piece in a puzzle--the
piece that makes all the other pieces fit together.
Who are your influences, sources of inspiration or favorite authors / artists? As far as writers go: C S Lewis, Edward Lear, A A Milne, James
Marshall, to name just a very few... and teachers: Dr Timothy Keller,
pastor of my church in New York City; Fredreck Buechner; Helmut
Thielecke; Brennan Manning