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The Lion Storyteller Book of Parables Stories Jesus Told Bob Hartman, Krisztina Kallai Nagy

19th June 2015
64 pages: 260mm x 215mm
Lion Storyteller
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A wonderful addition to the Storyteller range, told by the expert storyteller, Bob Hartman. Twenty-seven of Jesus' parables are given a fresh twist in his lively and dynamic style, managing to effortlessly engage young readers and make clear the depths of meaning within the story. Illustrations by Krista Kallai Nagy 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.
Introduction 6 The Sower 8 Matthew 13; Mark 4; Luke 8 The Two Sons 10 Matthew 21 The Pharisee and the Tax Collector 12 Luke 18 The Visitor at Midnight 14 Luke 11 The Unjust Judge 16 Luke 18 The Mustard Seed 18 Matthew 13; Mark 4; Luke 13 A Little Bit of Yeast 20 Matthew 13; Luke 13 The Wheat and the Weeds 22 Matthew 13 The Hidden Treasure 24 Matthew 13 The Precious Pearl 26 Matthew 13 The Unforgiving Servant 28 Matthew 18 The Workers in the Vineyard 30 Matthew 20 The Great Feast 32 Luke 14 The Kind Stranger 34 Luke 10 The Lost Sheep 36 Matthew 18; Luke 15 The Lost Coin 38 Luke 15 The Lost Son 40 Luke 15 The Man Who Loved Money 44 Luke 12 The Sheep and the Goats 46 Matthew 25 The Rich Man and the Beggar 48 Luke 16 The Wise and Foolish Bridesmaids 50 Matthew 25 The Thief in the Night 52 Matthew 24 The Wicked Servant 54 Matthew 24; Luke 12 The Three Servants 56 Matthew 25; Luke 19 The Wicked Tenants 58 Matthew 21; Mark 12; Luke 20 The Wise and Foolish Builders 60 Matthew 7; Luke 6 Sharing stories with a crowd 62

Bob Hartman is a performance storyteller par excellence. He has been entertaining audiences on both sides of the Atlantic for over 25 years with his books and performances, which bring together retellings of Bible stories and traditional tales from around the world with his own imaginative stories. His books are full of humour and insight, whilst his storytelling sessions are exciting, engaging, dynamic – and above all, interactive! He is well known for his hugely popular The Lion Storyteller collection, the Telling the Bible series, and the highly acclaimed picture books: The Wolf Who Cried BoyDinner in the Lions' Den and The Three Billy Goats' Stuff.

|KRISZTINA KALLAI NAGY is a talented Hungarian artist who has illustrated many children's book in her home country and for publishers in the US and UK (notably Child's Play)

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