Stories include the garden of eden, paul's conversion, Moses and the Ten Commandments, Joseph in Egypt, the birth of Jesus, and many more. Unearth clues about where these stories took place and how people in that time period might have lived. Classic paintings and photos of the Middle East today enrich the archaeological explanations.
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From ancient customs and photos of ancient artifacts, to major festivals, customs, and 1st century food—each two-page spread is filled with images and drawings that help bring life to the people and places we could once only read about. With fascinating but brief text and full-color captivating images, this is a reference kids will come back to again and again because it is truly a one-of-a-kind Bible experience.
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Zonderkidz. It seems the artist’s life is ruined as well—until he is rewarded for his act of love by a Buddhist miracle. According to legend, the proud and haughty cat was denied the Buddha’s blessing for refusing to accept his teachings and pay him homage. But when the village’s head priest commissions a painting of the Buddha for a healthy sum, the artist softens toward the animal he believes has brought him luck.
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This valuable reference book features more than 100 notable people from the Old and New Testaments, offering kids a window into the biblical world and to the important men and women who shaped religious history. From adam and eve in the garden of eden to Paul's ministry to the ancient world, this beautiful book pairs need-to-know information about biblical personalities with timeless artwork.
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Walden Pond Press. But that was before he stopped talking to her and disappeared into a forest with a mysterious woman made of ice. Hazel's journey to come to terms with her evolving friendship with Jack will deeply resonate with young readers. Supports the Common Core State Standards Zonderkidz. Square Fish.
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