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Stories from the Bible box set /slipcase

by (author) Celia Lottridge

illustrated by Gary Clement & Linda Wolfsgruber

Groundwood Books Ltd
Initial publish date
Nov 2004
  • Hardback

    Publish Date
    Nov 2004
    List Price

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 0 to 18
  • Grade: p to 12
  • Reading age: 0


This beautiful hardcover box set brings together Celia Barker Lottridge's Stories from Adam and Eve to Ezekiel and Stories from the Life of Jesus.

Today, when religion is both omnipresent and strangely absent from children's lives, this version of the Bible is presented to readers as a narrative of interest both for its compelling stories as well as for its deep, resonant role in Western culture. These stories are essential for an understanding of much of our art, literature and music.

Award-winning illustrators Gary Clement and Linda Wolfsgruber are both deeply familiar with the Bible stories and bring a remarkable freshness to these collections.

About the authors

Celia Barker Lottridge is a writer and storyteller who has written several highly acclaimed children's books, including Ticket to Curlew (winner of the Canadian Library Association Book of the Year for Children Award and the Geoffrey Bilson Historical Fiction Award), Berta: A Remarkable Dog (nominated for the Texas Bluebonnet Award, Horn Book starred review) and Stories from the Life of Jesus (Publishers Weekly starred review). She wrote Home Is Beyond the Mountains after hearing her mother's stories about growing up in Persia and after reading letter's written by Celia's aunt, Susan Shedd. Born in Iowa and raised in the United States, Celia now lives in Toronto.

Celia Lottridge's profile page

Gary Clement is an author and illustrator of children’s books who won the Governor General’s Award for The Great Poochini and was shortlisted for the Governor General’s Award for Just Stay Put. He has also illustrated A Coyote Solstice Tale by Thomas King and Stories from Adam and Eve to Ezekiel by Celia Barker Lottridge. He is the editorial cartoonist for the National Post, and his work has appeared in the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal. He lives in Toronto where he regularly exhibits his drawings and paintings.

Gary Clement's profile page

Linda Wolfsgruber is a highly acclaimed artist in Austria and around the world. She has exhibited her work throughout Europe as well as in the United States and Japan and has won many awards, including the Austrian Children's and Juvenile Book Award for Illustration (four times) and the Golden Apple of the Biennial of Illustration Bratislava. She has been nominated for the prestigious Hans Christian Andersen Award. Her very original illustrations appear in Inanna: From the Myths of Ancient Sumer, Stories from the Life of Jesus and Brunhilda and the Ring.

Linda Wolfsgruber's profile page

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