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The Lion Bible for Children Murray Watts, Helen Cann

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20 Sep 2002
Leather / fine binding
352 pages: 195 x 240
Lion Children's Books
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A retelling that brings the Bible narrative alive for a new generation of readers, in an attractive imitation leather gift edition. Murray Watts is one of the foremost re-tellers of the Bible in the UK today. He is best known for his film Miracle Maker. In this major new children’s Bible, he uses all his skills as a storyteller to bring the Bible narrative alive for a new generation. Murray’s storytelling skills are matched by the expertise of Lion, market leaders in children’s Bibles. The book has: • comprehensive coverage of key Bible themes and stories • reliable text which is faithful to the meaning and spirit of the original • imaginative style which reflects the variety of the Bible itself (e.g. reportage, poetry, history, letters) • beautiful illustrations that add meaning to the stories • all the design qualities of a modern classic
Murray Watts is an experienced writer for stage, radio, television, film and animation. He is the author of more than a dozen books, including the novel, Miracle Maker, and was scriptwriter for the highly acclaimed film of the same name.|Helen Cann has been working as an illustrator for a number of years, increasingly specializing in children’s books. For Lion she has illustrated Who Laid the Cornerstone of the World and A Child’s Book of Celtic Prayers and Baboushka

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