From the Back Cover
Eight wonderful stories in one Ð The Lost Sheep, The Precious Pearl, The House on the Rock, The Two Sons, The Rich Farmer, The Little Gate, The Good Stranger and Ten Silver Coins, from the most famous artist/writer team working in children's literature today. First published as separate story books, these parables, wonderfully retold and delightfully illustrated by Nick Butterworth and Mick Inkpen, bring to life the simplicity and humour of Jesus's story-telling. This one-volume edition has proved to be highly popular.
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About the Author
is the author of many internationally acclaimed children's books. He is best known for his stories about Percy the Park Keeper
. He has also written 'Jingle Bells', 'QPootle5', 'Tiger' and 'The Whisperer' which won the Gold Award at the Nestle Book Awards.
Mick Inkpen is one of the top-selling picture book artists and writers in the world. The Kipper and Wibbly Pig stories have millions of readers worldwide.
He has won the British Book Award twice for Lullabyhullaballoo and Penguin Small and the Children's Book Award for Threadbear. He has also been shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal and the Smarties Award three times, winning Bronze for Wibbly Pig's Silly Big Bear. In addition to this, Kipper won a BAFTA for best animated children's film in 1998.
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