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About "The Jesse Tree"
:"What are you doing, Mister?" Mr Butterfield, the carpenter, would really like the troublesome young boy to go away. He has serious work to do - carving a new Jesse tree inside the church. But the boy is curious and persistent. In order to explain his carving, Mr Butterfield begins retelling the great stories from the Bible that he knows and loves so much. As he does so, and in spite of his short temple small miracles begin to happen.
Meet the Authors
Geraldine McCaughrean is the Printz Award-winning author of "The White Darkness". She has been honored with England's most prestigious children's book award, the Carnegie Medal, and is the only three-time winner ever of the Whitbread Children's Book Award. She also wrote "Peter Pan in Scarlet", the first official sequel to the treasured masterpiece "Peter Pan", and the critically acclaimed "The Death-Defying Pepper Roux". Geraldine lives in Berkshire, England, with her husband and actress daughter.