The Story of the Creation by Jane Ray

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The King James version of Genesis is illustrated with brilliantly colored pictures that reveal each unfolding detail of God's plan and emphasize the divine mystery surrounding the beauty of nature.
 

About Jane Ray

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Jane Ray has illustrated numerous award-winning children's books, including LUGALBANDA: THE BOY WHO GOT CAUGHT UP IN A WAR by Kathy Henderson and SHAKESPEARE'S ROMEO AND JULIET by Michael Rosen. She lives in London.
 
Published November 1, 1992 by Orchard Books. 32 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Education & Reference, Children's Books.

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An illustrator whose elegantly beautiful The Story of Christmas was a 1991 ALA Notable Book brings the same striking blend of folk motifs and Middle Eastern references to a handsome rendition of the King James version of the Creation.

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Although the formal language may be a bit difficult for some younger readers, Ray's ( Noah's Ark ) sumptuous folk art paintings and elegant page borders expand and visually explain the action.

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Publishers Weekly

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In Ray's ( The Story of Christmas ;

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Islington Tribute

IT might not quite be the village green that The Kinks adoringly sang about, but Pond Square in Highgate village is close enough.

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