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Bible Stories for Girls Peter Martin, Simona Bursi

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21st February 2014
48 pages: 260mm x 215mm
Lion Children's Books
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A collection of 8 Bible stories, chosen especially to appeal to girls. They tell of strong women of faith, retold in a contemporary voice that is easy to relate to. The stories are prefaced with a short introduction encouraging the reader to think about the message contained in each; at the back of the book there is a section that sets the stories in context and shows where to find them in the Bible. The illustrations are sophisticated with a classical feel, but have been given a modern edge.
Brave Miriam 00 The story of Miriam and baby Moses Victorious Women 00 The story of Deborah and the struggle for Canaan Naomi Looks Back 00 The story of Naomi and Ruth Beauty Queen 00 The story of Esther The Two Sisters 00 The story of Mary and Martha The Women Who Knew She Was Right 00 Jesus' parable of the widow and the judge How to Be a Bridesmaid 00 Jesus' parable of the wise and foolish bridesmaids Lydia Means Business 00 Lydia and the early church in Philippi About the Stories 46
Peter Martin has developed a wide knowledge of Biblical history during his many years working in religious education. His years as a parent as well as a teacher make him able to bring his expertise in this field within reach of young readers. He acted as an advisor on The Bible in Its Time, also from Lion Children's Books.|Simona Bursi has a diploma from the Istituto d'Arte di Urbino, where she has studied applied arts and animated film. She has also done an illustration course directed by illustrator Giacinto Gaudenzi. Simona has worked in the cartoon industry, but since 2008 has been a freelance illustrator.

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