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The Stories of the Apostles Margaret McAllister, Alida Massari

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1st January 1970
48 pages: 260mm x 215mm
Lion Children's Books
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This elegantly illustrated hardback collects together the stories of the men and women who gave Jesus' message to the world and led inspirational lives in the Christian faith. Margaret McAllister tells the stories in her own inimitable lively, touching, and vivid style. Some stories are told in the first person, others as if by onlookers, giving variety to the tales. Alida Massari's illustration style, inspired by ancient art and architecture and full of grace and sophistication, is perfectly suited to the book. A beautiful and informative title.

Margaret McAllister is the author of over forty books for children, from funny things for under fives to teen fiction and everything in between – animals, history, funny, scary. For Lion she has written vivid re-tellings of Bible stories and tales of the saints, and her newest book, The Good Thing About Bad Days is to help young readers through the tough times.

Margaret lives in beautiful Northumberland with her husband, a retired Methodist minister. They have lived in five different places in the North-East and Yorkshire while bringing up three children. She loves books, theatre, animals, walks in the countryside, welcoming visitors to Hexham Abbey and meeting up with friends. 

|Alida Massari is an award winning artist who studied Illustration at the European Institute of Design in Rome. She finds inspiration from ancient art and architecture. She describes her work as modern with an ancient atmosphere.

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