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Jairus's Girl Paperback – December 18, 2015
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"Funny, imaginative and moving... We loved it... The characters feel as if they're there in front of you... definitely a recommended read for 8-13 year olds" New Wine Magazine (issue 66, page 45) new-wine.org/resource/1799
"Innovative approach to a well known historical era, told in a light-hearted way and in a voice ideal for the pre-teen reader... an entertaining story, fun and informative... a really enjoyable read, even for an adult" Readers' Favorite readersfavorite.com/book-review/jairuss-girl
"Adding a mixture of humour and drama, Hay provides a child's-eye-view of the events of the New Testament... An enjoyable and uplifting story... Introduces youngsters to the Bible not as a dull, dry, historical text, but as stories of real people, just like us" Mr B Reads (book blog) mrbreads.wordpress.com/2017/09/11/52books2017-august/
About the Author
Lynn Robertson Hay's writing covers a number of episodes for BBC TV, film, radio and theatre - winning an award from the Writers' Guild of Great Britain. As an actor she's played parts ranging from Lady Macbeth to Mole, and was recently seen wielding a rolling pin as Andy Capp's wife Flo. She has now just made her West End debut in an amazing role, understudying the mighty Stockard Channing and going on a number of times! Her one-woman show has played a variety of venues, including the only part of Glastonbury Abbey still standing (not her fault). Lynn's claim to fame is that she once won an episode of quiz show Fifteen to One.
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“I bought this book for my 9-year-old but I got hooked on it myself when a sentence on the first page made me laugh out loud… A wonderful, age-appropriate (8-12) read, but perfect for adults too”
“I am 12 and I absolutely adore this book. It is truly fantastic... you definitely don't want to put the book down... The storyline is amazing... It would make a very good Easter present”
“I am in year 3 [2nd grade]. This book is a must have book... brilliant at telling a story from the Bible”
“A sensitive and beautiful book for all the family. Made me cry. Great intro to Jesus for children!”
“Bedtime story size chapters, each with a title that invites you, nay, urges you to read on”
“I think that anyone that reads this book will love it! It is the number 1 book!”
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