Showcasing diverse and multicultural artwork from the finest artists around the globe, Archbishop Desmond Tutu retells eighteen of his most treasured New Testament stories, artfully highlighting both the biblical message and the rich cultural heritage of each illustrator in this delightful picture book.
My Jesus Story Collection: 18 New Testament Bible Stories is great for children ages to 4 to 8. Inside, readers will find:
Retellings of significant events in Jesus’s life—from the beginning of his ministry through his ascension into heaven—each one speaking to the hearts of readers young and old.
A short prayer personalizing the message for every reader's own life in each section
Stories feature artwork from a variety of artists including Jago, E.B. Lewis, Javaka Steptoe, and Xiao Xin that illustrate this diverse and multicultural collection of stories about Jesus, based on the content found in The Children of God Storybook Bible (with nearly 150,000 copies sold)
Readers will enjoy Archbishop Tutu’s signature humor and lyrical storytelling style. My Jesus Story Collection: 18 New Testament Bible Stories:
Is a perfect gift for Easter and Christmas
Has an oversized trim size, making it great for lap time or anytime reading
Features a foreword by the Most Reverend Michael Bruce Curry, who delivered a riveting sermon at the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
The stunning full-color illustrations throughout My Jesus Story Collection allow readers to experience Jesus’ life—from the beginning of his ministry through his ascension—in a way they never have before: through people who look like them, in words and images that speak to their heart.