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The Kingfisher Book of Bible Stories

by (author) Kady MacDonald Denton

Initial publish date
Oct 2003
  • Hardback

    Publish Date
    Oct 2003
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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 5 to 8
  • Grade: k to 3


Retelling the great stories of the Bible with a fresh simplicity that will appeal to children, this volume offers almost 100 stories from the Old and New Testaments. Beginning with Genesis and ending with Revelation, the book also includes extracts from the Psalms, Proverbs, the Prophets, and the Epistles. Every page is illuminated with glowing watercolor paintings that capture the vitality of the retellings and bring to life the unfolding biblical story.

The story selections are based on established translations ranging from the King James Bible to the best modern renderings, making this a truly authoritative volume to be treasured throughout childhood and beyond.

About the author

Kady MacDonald Denton has illustrated more than forty picture books, including the New York Times bestseller A Visitor for Bear by Bonny Becker, and A SECOND IS A HICCUP by Hazel Hutchins. She lives in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada. Please visit her website at

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Editorial Reviews

“Families and church libraries will surely want to include the inspirational source in their collections. ” —Children's Literature

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