Author(s): Kathleen Bostrom
A beautifully illustrated introduction to the Bible, retelling 15 beloved stories from the Old and the New Testaments for very young children. The stories are: The Creation, Adam and Eve, Noah's Arc, A Son Named Laughter, Joseph and his Amazing Coat, The Baby in the Basket, The Ten Plagues of Egypt, David and Goliath, Jonah and the Big Fish, The Birth of Jesus, The Sermon on the Mount, Four Faithful Friends, The Feeding of the Five Thousand, The Good Samaritan, The Last Supper, The First Easter, Breakfast on the Beach.
"graceful prose full of rich vocabulary, strong dialogue, and humorous touches...beautifully illustrated collection..." Kirkus Reviews
DINARA MIRTALIPOVA is a self taught illustrator/designer. Born and raised in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, she eventually landed in snowy Ohio. Raised in Soviet Uzbek culture, Dinara was surrounded by Uzbek/Russian folklore that still influences her work. Currently Dinara works from her home studio in Sagamore Hills, Ohio. She uses a wide range of materials and tools, like carving lino blocks, gouache, acrylics, and works with many great brands, publishing companies and advertising agencies. KATHLEEN LONG BOSTROM has been an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church (USA) since 1983. Kathleen has written over 40 books, which have sold well over two million copies in the 16 years since her first book was published. Her Little Blessings books are printed in 18 languages, including Chinese, Russian, and Indonesian, and the Italian translations of her books can be found in the Vatican bookstore in Rome, Italy. Since 1998, Kathy has served on the board of the Presbyterian Writers Guild and held office as its president for two terms. She is also a member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators and the Authors Guild.