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The Usborne Bible Tales series provides specially retold stories for young children, sticking closely to the biblical version, but using simple language. The books are colour illustrated throughout.'
Paperback, 16 pages
Published March 1st 1999 by Educational Development Corporation
(first published January 28th 1999)
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Heather Amery’s adaptation is illustrated vividly by Norman Young; the expressions on the faces guiding the story. Children will read these sentences independently. Norman depicted the ethnic garb well, of Israel 2000 years ago. We see women, animals, children of varied ages. He showed this era and ethnicity’s table, with the sort of utensils, dishes, and vegetarian food Jesus and his disciples would have eaten together. My very favourite detail of all, are the mice we see peeking above the page ...more