Queen Esther, Nation Saver

and other Bible tales


ISBN: 9780745979533 Categories: ,

ISBN: 9780745979533

Publication date: May 20, 2022

Format: Paperback

Extent: 160 pages

Dimensions: 198mm(length) 130mm(width)

Series: Adventuring Girls

Imprint: Lion Children's Books

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Bible stories are full of adventure and courageous characters. However many that feature women and girls are not told so often.

These twelve Bible stories have been specially selected as they feature strong, inspiring girls. Some are funny, some make you think, and some – like the story of Queen Esther – keep you on the edge of your seat with scares and surprises. Meet quick-thinking Miriam, unflappable Abigail, and determined Lydia as well as other stories from the books of Numbers, Judges, Ruth, 2 Kings, and the Gospels of Luke and John. Amy Scott Robinson’s distinctive voice, expertise and experience as a performance storyteller makes this a unique and fascinating collection, aimed at readers aged 7-9 years. At the end of each story, Amy shares a bit about where the story is found in the Bible, how she has retold it, and what the story makes her think about when she is hearing or telling it. These Bible stories deserve to be told as often as the more well-known ones. Enjoy the adventure!

Meet the author: Amy Scott Robinson

Amy Scott Robinson is an author and performance storyteller. She is the author of Louisa Freya, Dragon Slayer and Queen Esther, Nation Saver. After studying English at Christ’s College, Cambridge, she trained as a primary school teacher and then founded a business for storytelling in education. Amy began writing scripts and poetry for charities, churches and providers of liturgical resources, before publishing her own works on puppetry and story. She still performs as a storyteller and ventriloquist, and produces works for adults as well as children. She lives in a rectory in Suffolk with the Rector, two children and lots of puppets.

Meet the author: Evelt Yanait

Evelt Yanait is a freelance children’s digital artist from Barcelona, where she grew drawing and reading wonderful illustrated books. She studied a Journalism degree, a Social Education degree, a p.d in Creativity & Advertising and a p.d in Graphic Design. She has been drawing for many years, illustrating board games and children’s books mainly. She is the illustrator Louisa Freya, Dragon Slayer and Queen Esther, Nation Saver.

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