Treasury of Bible stories / Donna Jo Napoli ; illustrations by Christina Balit
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208 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 31 cm
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 202-203) and index.
Contents
Creation, Genesis 1:1-2:4 -- Eden, Genesis 2:4-2:25 -- Expulsion from Eden, Genesis 3 -- The first siblings, Genesis 4-5:5 -- The flood, Genesis 5:6-9:17 -- The Tower of Babel, Genesis 10-11:9 -- Abram and Lot, Sarai and Hagar, Genesis 11:10-19:26 -- Abraham, Ishmael, Isaac, Genesis 21-22 -- Rebekah, Genesis 24 -- Esau and Jacob, Genesic 25:21-28:9 -- Jacob, Rachel, Leah, Genesis 28:10-33, 35:16-35:20 -- Joseph and his brothers: the crime, Genesis 35:27-35:29, 37 -- Joseph and his brothers: forgiveness, Genesis 39-50 -- The baby Moses, Exodus 1-2 -- Moses and the ten plagues, Exodus 3-13 -- The Reed Sea and manna, Exodus 14-16 -- The Ten Commandments and the laws, Exodus 17-40, Deuteronomy, Numbers 13-14 -- Joshua and the Battle of Jericho, Joshua 1-8 -- Samson and Delilah, Judges 13-16 -- David and Goliath, I Samuel 8:3-17:51 -- Kings struggle, I Samuel 17:52-31, 2 Samuel 1-13, I Kings 1 -- Solomon's wisdom, I Kings 2-11 -- Elijah, I Kings 16:29-22, 2 Kings 1-2 -- Jonah and the giant fish, Book of Jonah -- Job's afflictions, Book of Job -- Ruth, Book of Ruth -- Esther saves her people, Book of Esther -- Daniel in the lions' den, Daniel 1-6 -- Map: Lands of the Bible -- Timeline -- People of the Bible.
Summary
The timeless tales from the early books of the Bible have captivated generations. In this lush storybook, the fresh voice of lyrical storyteller Donna Jo Napoli and the lavish artwork of Christina Balit bring classic stories to life for a young, modern audience. Noah's Ark, Moses, David and Goliath, the ten plagues, Daniel and the lions' den, Jonah and the giant fish, and many more of the Bible's most powerful stories--27 in all--are compellingly retold in this beautifully illustrated treasury. Readers will be fascinated by the ancient people and events they encounter, surprised by some of the lesser known accounts revealed, and inspired by the lessons these tales impart. Stories cover important ground beyond religion, such as culture, history, and geography, and they touch on issues that remain relevant today-- faith, loyalty, kindness, violence, generosity, greed, jealousy, and more. These accessible, readible stories give kids a rich picture of biblical times, which encourages them to think about our role in the world and to learn more.
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Balit, Christina,
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