Purves – Favorite Bible Stories


J220.9505 P


Personal author:

Purves, Libby


Favorite Bible Stories/ by Libby Purves.  Illustrated by Eric Thomas.

Publication info:

London:  DK Publishing, c1998.

Physical description:

64 p. :  col. illus.; Who’s Who & Index (pp.62-64).


In this beautifully illustrated collection of Bible stories, storyteller and author Libby Purves retells 29 of the best-loved stories form the Old and New Testaments.  Younger children will enjoy following each story through the beautifully detailed picture panels. Included are familiar stories such as God Makes the World, The Wise Men’s Visit, The Crucifixion, and The Resurrection, and The Wedding at Cana. Each story is accompanied by a brief commentary, providing extra information on the background and underlying meaning of the story.

Subject term:

Bible stories—Juvenile literature.




Bible stories, children, Christmas, creation, crucifixion, Noah, religion, Wise Men


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