Take your children on an adventure with Mary, Mother of Jesus in this delightful retelling of Mary's life as found in the Bible accurately retold in story from. This book begins with young Mary, betrothed to Joseph, the humble carpenter; tells of her encounter with the angel Gabriel and receiving the news that she would give birth to Jesus. Travel with Mary to see her cousin Elizabeth, then pregnant with john the Baptist and on to the long trek to Bethlehem where she would give birth to the Savior in a stable. This retelling even includes how Joseph and Mary took Jesus to the temple and met with Simeon. Meet the Shepherds and learn about the wise men from an Eastern country who come to worship the King of Kings to the distress of King Herod. Travel with Mary and Joseph on a frantic search to locate Jesus when he was a young lad, finding him in the temple. See Jesus' first miracle, the wedding at Cana, from Mary's perspective then travel the sad road with Mary to the foot of the cross only to discover true happiness in Jesus' resurrection. It's a great retelling with artful illustrations, pointing children to Christ.