The Bible for Children brings the Bible narrative alive for a generation of readers. Playwright and film-maker Murray Watts is one of the foremost re-tellers of the Bible in the UK. He combines expert Bible knowledge with skillful storytelling to create a compelling text with comprehensive coverage of key Bible themes and stories, faithful to the spirit of the original. His imaginative style also reflects the variety of literature found in the Bible itself: poetry, history, letters, and borders add meaning to the stories and beauty to each page. Recommended for ages 9 to 12.
Accessible, compelling text that speaks to today's children, from a foremost reteller of the Bible
The Bible for Children contains more than 200 Bible stories, retold by playwright and filmmaker Murray Watts and elegantly illustrated by beloved artist Helen Cann. The stories comprehensively cover key themes of the Bible; they are faithful to the meaning and spirit of the original Scripture. The imaginative style reflects the variety of the biblical text—riveting stories, reporting, poetry, history, letters. The Bible for Children is a visual delight, filled with illustrations that add meaning to the stories. The rich color and the exquisitely drawn faces and settings draw readers into the emotion and power of all that happens. This book for 7-12 year-olds has the design and drama of a modern classic.
Murray Watts combines expert Bible knowledge with skillful storytelling to successfully reach today's children. Helen Cann is the illustrator of Baboushka, A Child’s Book of Celtic Prayers, Prayers from the Bible, and Who Laid the Cornerstone of the World.