Master storyteller Bob Hartman takes on the parables of Jesus in a wonderful addition to the Storyteller series. Fifteen parables are given a fresh twist in his dynamic style, managing to effortlessly engage young readers and make clear the depths of meaning within the story. Illustrations add to the warm-hearted appeal of the parables. This book is suitable for teachers seeking material to read out loud in class and assemblies, and for parents wanting stories children can enjoy having read to them, or for those who are starting to read by themselves. Recommended for ages 5 to 9 years.
Fifteen of Jesus's parables are given a fresh twist in Bob Hartman's lively and dynamic style
When Jesus spoke in parables, crowds gathered around eagerly. Many were simple talesof farmers, shepherds, fishermen, housewiveswhile others highlighted the foibles and failings of priests and kings. Each one contained a deeper meaning: about what it meant to be part of Gods kingdom. Perfect to be read aloud and then read alone, Bob Hartmans lively retellings will draw a crowd eager to engage with all the wisdom and fun of the originals.
Bob Hartman is the author of numerous children's books, including The Lion Storyteller Bedtime Book, The Lion Storyteller Easter Book, Noah's Big Boat, and The Three Billy Goats' Stuff! He lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Krisztina Kallai Nagy is the illustrator of such children's books as Cuddle Up, The Lion Storyteller Bible, Night Night, and Who's Hiding?