Brian Wildsmith The Easter Story

ISBN 13 : 9780192722867

The Easter Story

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9780192722867: The Easter Story

A story of the first Easter, as seen through the eyes of the small donkey who carried Jesus into Jerusalem.

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Review :

Brian Wildsmith, well-known illustrator of more than 30 picture books (including Brian Wildsmith's ABC, for which he won the venerable Kate Greenaway Medal), has this to say about the traditional Easter legend: "It is the world's greatest story, burning with history, passion, and tragedy."

Wildsmith's own passion for the story of Jesus's crucifixion and resurrection is unmistakable in his glorious, metallic-gold-hued illustrations, which tell the story more vividly than words ever could. In fact, to his credit, Wildsmith adapts the story of Jesus's last days in as simple and straightforward a manner as possible, allowing young readers to glean the substance from the paintings, symbolism, and, most likely, discussion with grownups who may be reading along. The donkey's-eye-view of the events allows a slightly different perspective from the standard, without being overly intrusive as a literary device. Lush jewel tones capture the richness of the narrative, and mesh in a strangely beautiful way with the simple paintings of Jesus, the angels, Mary Magdalene, and others in the biblical cast of characters. The Easter Story will make a gorgeous addition to any Easter basket. (Ages 5 and older)

About the Author :

Brian Wildsmith is one of the most venerable figures in children's illustration today and celebrates over forty years of publishing with OUP - a truly remarkable achievement.

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Brian Wildsmith
Edité par Oxford University Press (1994)
ISBN 10 : 0192722867 ISBN 13 : 9780192722867
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Description du livre Oxford University Press, 1994. Paperback. État : New. book. N° de réf. du libraire M0192722867

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