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Life Of Jesus
Life Of Jesus

Item code 
173917 

SKU/EAN 
9780819845924  

ISBN 
0819845922  

Author 
Alex, Ben 

Publisher 
Pauline Books & Media 

Price 
$14.95 

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Shipping October 2017

Experience the life and times of Jesus in this stunning full-color graphic novel

About this Book:

Discover the living Jesus in the gospels, from the events leading up to his birth through his crucifixion and resurrection. Walk side by side with the men and women of Jesus' time, learning from his parables and examples as the Word of God is revealed. Experience the richness of scripture as Jesus' ministry with his disciples is captured in stunning illustrations from award-winning artist José Pérez Montero. Chapter headings like Miracles, Relationships and Forgiveness, Discipleship in Action and The True Price of Love provide organization for the "reluctant reader" to recognize themes in scripture stories. This full-color graphic novel brings the gospels to life as never before for children ages 9 to 12.

Features & Benefits:

  • Gospel citations after each story
  • Rich illustrations
  • Excellent addition to faith-based graphic novel collections
  • Engages the "reluctant reader"
  • Chapter divisions provide themes for Jesus' teachings

About the Author:

Ben Alex is the author of almost 40 books, ranging from children's books to biographies, inspirational, and adult spirituality. He received the coveted C.S. Lewis Gold Medal for best Christian children's book. He has also been involved in the charismatic and ecumenical movements. Having lived for many years in California and Oregon, he now resides in Denmark with his wife. He has six children. He currently invests his talents as art director and designer in the illustrated book division for Scandinavia Publishing House.

About the Illustrator:

José Pérez Montero is an award-winning illustrator and painter who has illustrated over 70 children's books. He started selling his paintings at the age of thirteen and has studied at the San Fernando and Circulo Schools of Fine Arts in Madrid. His landscape and portrait paintings have hung in numerous exhibitions throughout Spain. During the last 30 years he has drawn illustrations for comics, advertising and textbooks, but he is best known for his illustrations of children's books which have been published in over 40 countries. His work was selected for exhibition at the Society of Illustrators "Illustrator 38" exhibition 1993-1998. He lives in Spain with his wife, two sons, and grandchildren. During the 1999 Frankfurt World Book Fair, José Pérez Montero was awarded the East-European Christian Literature Award.

Product Details:

Binding: Paperback
Trim size: 8.18 x 10.82 inches
Pages: 138

Keywords: graphic novel, gospels for kids, intermediate, comic book, Jesus comic book, illustrated life of Jesus, nativity, resurrection, ascension, parables, disciples, teens, Jose Perez Montero

Reviews
Katherine Bogner says...
Pauline Books & Media provided me with a copy of The Life of Jesus in exchange for an honest review. Hands down, this is the favorite book Ive added to my classroom library this year. The Life of Jesus is a Graphic Novel which is stunningly illustrated with impeccable detail. Chronicling Jesus Incarnation from Birth through Ascension, it helps make the stories of Scripture come to life in a way that is relatable and attainable for my students. Including quotes and captions paired with colorful, comic book style stories, this book would be a memorable read for any intermediate or middle schooler. Each page also lists the direct Scripture References to each story. The book is broken into themed chapters and has a great table of contents to help you find just the story youd like to read. Id love to see a companion graphic novel covering the Acts of the Apostles!

Sister Maureen Crosby says...
I think graphic books are very informative and when a child develops more interest in reading, he or she will have background on the subject and will want to read more books.
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