Showcasing diverse and multicultural artwork from the finest artists around the globe, Archbishop Desmond Tutu retells eighteen of his most treasured New Testament stories, artfully highlighting both the biblical message and the rich cultural heritage of each illustrator in this delightful picture book.
My Jesus Story Collection: 18 New Testament Bible Stories is great for children ages to 4 to 8. Inside, readers will find:
A short prayer personalizing the message for every reader's own life in each section
Stories feature artwork from a variety of artists including Jago, E.B. Lewis, Javaka Steptoe, and Xiao Xin that illustrate this diverse and multicultural collection of stories about Jesus, based on the content found in The Children of God Storybook Bible (with nearly 150,000 copies sold)
Readers will enjoy Archbishop Tutu's signature humor and lyrical storytelling style. My Jesus Story Collection: 18 New Testament Bible Stories:
Is a perfect gift for Easter and Christmas
Has an oversized trim size, making it great for lap time or anytime reading
Features a foreword by the Most Reverend Michael Bruce Curry, who delivered a riveting sermon at the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
The stunning full-color illustrations throughout My Jesus Story Collection allow readers to experience Jesus' life--from the beginning of his ministry through his ascension--in a way they never have before: through people who look like them, in words and images that speak to their heart.
About the Author
Archbishop Desmond Tutu was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1984 for his lifelong struggle to bring equality, justice, and peace to his native country of South Africa. He is the author of numerous books including the Children of God Storybook Bible, God's Dream, and Desmond and the Very Mean Word. From 2007 to 2013, Tutu was the founding Chair of theElders, a group of global leaders who are working topromote the shared interests of humanity. In 2013he received the Templeton Prize for advancing spiritualprogress in the world. He lives in South Africa withhis wife, Leah. They have four children and sevengrandchildren.