The Lion Classic Bible
The great narrative of the Bible is here retold in 12 evocative chapters, within which all the great characters, stories and events appear. The scholarly text retains all the classic resonances of a Bible translation whilst being compellingly readable for...
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The great narrative of the Bible is here retold in 12 evocative chapters, within which all the great characters, stories and events appear. The scholarly text retains all the classic resonances of a Bible translation whilst being compellingly readable for today's audience. The text is punctuated with full page pictures, drawn in richly coloured pastel with astonishing depth and detail, bringing the most memorable episodes to life, along with motifs throughout, giving warmth and colour to every page. Presented in a quality hardback, this will make an appealing and lasting gift. Ages 8+.
Stunning in presentation and full in scope, The Lion Classic Bible is an evocative retelling of the Bible's great stories for children. In 12 flowing chapters, Andrea Skevington brings together all the Bible's treasured tales to reveal the overarching story of God and his people. Skilfully crafting her stories with care and consideration for the biblical original yet with the energy of the story front-of-mind, the result is a text with a compelling pace, which is at once fresh and original for new readers, but with an underlying depth and perspective that will delight those already familiar with the stories - whatever their age. Richly coloured full-page illustrations and motifs artwork add warmth and colour throughout. Bound in a quality hardback with a glossy dust jacket, this Bible is one to enjoy giving, receiving, reading, and treasuring.
Andrea Skevington studied English at Cambridge University and now lives in Suffolk, England, with her husband and two children. She tells stories to her own children and to others, through voluntary work in schools and as a Sunday-school leader.
Sophy Williams has illustrated for a number of well-known writers including Geraldine McCaughrean, Michael Rosen, and Jill Paton-Walsh.