The first thing that I have to say is that I felt like this book ended very abruptly.
Yes, we know that Jesus was the man, being beaten, and carrying the cross, but why didn't the author tell us that?
I found the book to be too politically correct, rather than a children's book on the real story of Easter.
About The Book: Simon and the Easter Miracle: A Traditional Tale for Easter is a story that begins with Simon, the Cyrene, a simple farmer going to Jerusalem to sell wine, bread,... Read morePublished on April 5, 2012 by BRHSTEACH
This is a wonderful children's story....if you don't mind that it's not the complete telling of the Easter story from the Bible. Read morePublished on April 5, 2012 by Molly
With Easter coming up this week I thought I would share this interesting story - with a twist. It is more of a "folk tale" than a Bible Story because it doesn't tell the whole... Read morePublished on March 31, 2012 by Tina Peterson
First of all, I must say that this book is beautifully illustrated. The colors and simple lines used are perfect combination; they complement the story well. Read morePublished on March 30, 2012 by Laurel
Like many others who reviewed this book, I absolutely loved the beautiful artwork, and imagery throughout. It is great, especially for young learners. Read morePublished on March 30, 2012 by Godspoetic1
Simon and the Easter Miracle is a hardcover children's book written by Mary Joslin and beautifully illustrated by Anna Luraschi, based on a Polish folktale about Simon of Cyrene. Read morePublished on March 30, 2012 by Mama Scribe
I was very happy to get this book and read it to my children as the most important part of Easter isn't the baby chicks and bunnies but about the real reason we celebrate this... Read morePublished on March 30, 2012 by Sarah J. Bailey
Simon and the Easter Miracle: A Traditional Tale for Easteris a version of a traditional folk tale. The story begins with Simon, a simple farmer going to Jerusalem to sell his... Read morePublished on March 30, 2012 by Kindle Customer
"All I wished for today was a good market, with fair prices for my produce" (p. 28)
Simon was a regular person who just wanted to sell his fruits, vegetables, bread, and... Read more