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Jesus Hardcover – September 20, 2000
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Ages 4-8. Wildsmith, who has written several Bible stories, now turns his attention to the story of Jesus. Using pieces from the four Gospels, he fashions a narrative that hits the high points of Jesus' life, including the nativity story, the flight to Egypt, Jesus' baptism, the wedding at Cana, the calling of the disciples, the raising of Lazarus, and Jesus' death and resurrection. Wildsmith's pictures are framed in windowlike arches, set against backgrounds of pure colors. As with his other works, gold embellishments add majesty. In places the text seems like a simple recitation of events, and some of the line work has a tentative feel. Still, this is an attractive offering, and libraries that own Wildsmith's Exodus (1999) and Joseph (1998) will probably want this as well. Ilene Cooper
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The book is filled with vivid illustrations of the scenes of Jesus' life, each in the shape of a window, and all framed with gold. The colorful and striking pictures are reminiscent of stained glass windows.
What I Like: I like the illustrations. They are beautiful and eye-catching and lend much to the book. I also like that the book covers Jesus' entire life on earth (even a bit before and a bit after).
What I Dislike: The narrative is choppy and lacking in continuity. The story runs chronologically, but there are no transitions between scenes and that makes it difficult to read.
Overall Rating: I give it a very good rating, though, because of the beautiful illustrations and the chronological coverage of Jesus' life.
Age Appeal: 9-12.
Christine M. Irvin - Christian Children's Book Review