In the Beginning

By David Walser, Jan Pienkowski

Best loved bible stories presented for children in pictures. A modern family book to treasure.

In his distinctive bold colour and graphic style, artist Jan Pienkowski has created an extraordinary collection of Old Testament Bible Stories for very young children. These great stories, edited by David Walser from the King James' version of the bible, make a simple text that is clear and rhythmic. Combined with full-colour illustrations throughout, the stories of Noah, Joseph and many more are brought to life in an unforgettable way.

Categories: Illustrated Classics

For readers aged: 3+

  • Publication details:
  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781406322484
  • Published: 01 Nov 2010
  • Price: £12.99
  • Size: 288 x 258 mm
  • Pages: 112

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Customer reviews


'Vivid colours and inimitable artwork' The Bookseller

'The illustrations certainly are wonderful. Some are artistic, swirls of colour or dramatic silhouette images. Others are more cartoon-ish, people with funny expressions and cute animals, or imaginative takes on the story.'

'This re-telling of Old Testament tales for young readers marries adited stories from the King James Bible with superb pictures from a legendary illustrator. Great seasonal gift.' i - (New concise daily from the Independent)

'In the Beginning is a fabulous, simple collection of Old Testament stories with bold, brilliant pictures by an extraordinary illustrator.' Spectator

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