Magpie's Tale, the - Jesus and Zacchaeus (Animal Tales Series)
Animal Tales Series: Someone was watching. Who was it? Find out in these entertaining Bible stories told from the viewpoints of furry and feathered friends who saw Jesus up close! Warm, playful prose and dynamic illustrations - ideal for ages...
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Animal Tales Series:
Someone was watching. Who was it? Find out in these entertaining Bible stories told from the viewpoints of furry and feathered friends who saw Jesus up close! Warm, playful prose and dynamic illustrations - ideal for ages 4-7. 23 x 25cm.
A cheeky magpie is protecting his horde of sparkling treasure one hot afternoon when he sees a crowd begin to gather. As he watches with growing interest he sees fat little Zacchaeus trying to peep over the crowd - but he can't see, and he can't get through! Zacchaeus climbs the magpie's tree and together they watch as Jesus comes near - the magpie huddles over his treasure as Jesus calls up to Zacchaeus - does Jesus know the magpie's treasure is stolen? As Zacchaeus gives back the money he has cheated the people out of the magpie too starts to return his stolen goods - even the ring he took from Zacchaeus! A charming slant on the famous Bible story told and illustrated by two best-loved children's picture book creators.
Mick Inkpen is one of the top-selling picture book artists and writers in the world whose stories have sold millions worldwide. His most popular characters are Kipper and Wibbly Pig. He is a winner of the British Book Award for the best illustrated book, for Lullabyhullabaloo, and the Children's Book Award for Threadbear. Kipper won a BAFTA for best animated children's film in 1998.
Nick Butterworth is the author and illustrator of many children's books, including "All Together Now!," "Amanda's Butterfly," "Jingle Bells," "Q Pootle 5," "Q Pootle 5 in Space," and "Thud!"