Journey into the Bible by Lois Rock

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Fascinating facts, "travel tips," intriguing pictures, and maps combine to take young explorers on a time-traveling tour of the ancient world of the Bible and its people Drawing the reader into foreign lands and epic journeys, from the beginning of time itself, this book offers a tourist's-eye view of the people and empires that provided the setting for the Bible's great stories. Each stop on the journey allows young readers to learn about the people and events associated with that place as well as offering astonishing glimpses of what archaeologists have uncovered. "Travel tips" offer useful information for the time-traveling journey—what food and weather to expect, where to stay, what sort of festivals might be happening, and what souvenirs are worth looking out for! This enjoyable reference work full of stylish and expertly researched illustrations and numerous photographs, maps, and diagrams offers a fresh, non-fiction approach to the Bible.

About Lois Rock

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Lois Rock is the author of numerous children's titles that have been translated into more than 30 languages, including A Child's First Book of Prayer, The Lion Book of 1000 Prayers for Children, and My Very First Bible. Sophie Allsopp is the illustrator of The First Christmas; The First Easter; The First Rainbow; Our Father; and Thank You, God!: A Year of Blessings and Prayers for Little Ones.
Published April 1, 2011 by Lion Hudson. 48 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Children's Books.

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Though the pages seem crowded at first glance, a considerable amount of information is packed into a short volume, and the explanations of complicated history will be useful to adults teaching Bible history and interesting to young readers.

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In addition to the accessible main text, "travel tips" play up the travel theme ("The hills of Galilee are at their best in spring, when the wild flowers are in bloom"), and fairly institutional cartoon artwork (complete with labels) portrays Jerusalem, Babylon, Nazareth, and other locations.

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