Creatures Great And Small Hardback
Beautiful best-loved Bible stories picture book
by Jan Godfrey; Gail Terrill;
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12 Bible stories told through the eyes of the animals who witnessed the action from lions to donkeys, snakes and camels
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Creatures Great And Small
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Start children on a lifetime of Bible reading with this delightful picture book of the best loved Bible stories certain to become their favourites too. With child friendly pictures of God's most varied and colourful creation - his animals, birds and fishes, and easy to follow stories, Jan Godfrey's wonderful storytelling and Gail Yerrill's illustrations combine to make show how God's love for his great big beasties, little creepy crawlies, fish and frogs and sheep and cows... is only matched by his love for everyone of his children.
Story titles include:
• Creatures great and small
• The serpent who spoke
• The creatures who floated
• The ravens who helped
• The sea creature who hiccupped
• The fierce and growly lions
• The very first Christmas
• The camels who travelled by night
• The donkey who carried a King
• The cockerel who crowed
• The fishes who nearly weren't there
A gift prize, bedtime book and first reader for children under 7.
Creatures Great And Small by Jan Godfrey; Gail Terrill was published by Barnabas in September 2013 and is our 21263rd best seller. The ISBN for Creatures Great And Small is 9781841017150.
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Creatures Great And SmallTim Hupfield, via The Good Book Stall
This is a slightly novel take on a children's collection of best known bible stories. Rather than taking the common approach of simply going through a selection of the most popular, well known stories this book focuses on those with animals in them, hence the title of the book, ‘creatures great and small'.
The animal theme provides a fresh emphasis on familiar stories—the cock crowing when Peter denies knowing Jesus is described in far more detail than the crucifixion, for example. It also means that some stories are included that are not often found in other books of this type (the plagues in Egypt and the ravens bringing food to Elijah). The animal theme does limit the length of the book slightly however—there are only twelve short stories in the book. The stories are well told and nicely illustrated and this book would certainly be a good addition to a child's bookshelf—not perhaps as the only book of this type, but a good alternative option when choosing which book to read.
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Jan Godfrey is an experienced writer for children under seven, with many published books to her name. A former schoolteacher, she is now retired. She is married to a Church of England clergyman, has four grown-up children and many grandchildren. Gail Yerrill is a children's book illustrator and also designs greeting cards and stationery. She lives in Bedford with her husband and two children.
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|Page last updated||22nd November 2016|
|Author / Artist||Jan Godfrey; Gail Terrill|
|Publisher||Barnabas (September 2013)|
|Recommended for Ages||from 5 years up to 7 years|
|Number of Pages||32|