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The Story of Jesus

4.07  ·  Rating Details ·  74 Ratings  ·  7 Reviews
A gentle look at Jesus' birth, childhood, teachings, crucifixion, and resurrection. Written in a simple, warm style that will captivate and inspire, and colorfully illustrated with seven new pages of artwork, it's a perfect introduction to Jesus for very young children.
Hardcover, 24 pages
Published January 9th 2007 by Golden Books (first published 1996)
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Apr 06, 2015 Teri rated it really liked it
My husband and I read this together to make sure we both agreed with the doctrine taught.(I had downloaded a Bible story app that had been recommended just the day before, but we both found we didn't like the wording that changes meaning and can be confusing to try and correct it). It passed muster and made its way into our daughter's Easter basket. I really like this summary of the life of Jesus Christ. Our daughter loves it! I have witnessed her flipping the pages and recounting the stories ba ...more
Sep 05, 2012 Ericka rated it really liked it
My 6 year old loved this book. It made the life of Jesus easy enough to understand and wasn't overly preachy so to turn him off. All I can hope is that he selects it again for reading time.
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Jul 05, 2016 Renee McCord rated it did not like it
This book depicts Jesus as a good man who did some miracles, but completely misses the gospel and his resurrection as the son of God sent to take our place and die for our sins.
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Nov 06, 2013 Rachel Pence added it
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The Story of Jesus by Jane Werner Watson is a wonderful picture book meant for young kids. This story is a easy to read and easy topic to understand. The story tells the journey Jesus took and all the miracles he was able to preform throughout the book. I think this is a good book for young children to start out with because it's a simple but interactive way for kids to understand all the amazing things going on in the book. The pictures are very colorful and detailed and will bring your eye in ...more
Mar 26, 2012 Robert rated it really liked it
This is a short book that describes the life of Jesus written for children. His life is well-presented here. The text is written simply enough but explains his life well.
David Thompson
Dec 01, 2012 David Thompson rated it liked it
This picture book is a narrative of Jesus's life and the miracles that he performed. This is a great book to introduce a young child to Jesus's life story.
Dec 29, 2013 Summer rated it liked it
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A biblically accurate telling of the life of Jesus with beautiful illustrations.
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Children's writer Jane Werner Watson (1915-2004) was born in Fond du Lac, Wis. She earned a B.A. in English in 1936 from the University of Wisconsin, began a career in publishing, and became a prolific writer who specialized in non-fiction.

She was one of the first editors for the original Golden Books series, and wrote books for Disney series.

She also wrote under the names Elsa Jane Werner Watso
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