This book contains over 120 Old Testament Bible stories, from the Creation to the trials of the Israelites, retold in a clear, accessible, and exciting way. It features all the key characters and classic stories, including Noah's Ark, wise King Solomon, visionary prophets such as Elijah and Job, reluctant Jonah and the hungry whale. Stories unfold in historical sequence, so that readers can trace how God's relationship with His people developed over the centuries. Information panels are packed with extra insights into what the stories mean and life in Bible times and colourful maps highlight key places and journeys. This lively retelling of the major events of the Old Testament is matched by exciting and finely painted action pictures. From the creation of the world and the dilemmas of Adam and Eve, the stories unfold in historical sequence to give a complete and vivid picture of the people, places and events of the Bible. Readers will be able to grasp the significance of the fall of the ancient city of Jericho, and the journeys and troubles of the Israelites.Meet the heroes and villains of The Old Testament - David and Goliath, strong Samson and treacherous Delilah, and find out how they won a place in bible history.
Information panels with photographs and historical illustrations add fun facts about what life in bible times was like, and highlight learning points from each story.
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Parker has been writing children's books for over 20 years, and many of her books have been shortlisted for literary awards. Janet Dyson works as an author and consultant for educational publishers.More about Victoria Parker