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Child's Story of the Bible   By: (1841-1913)

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Child's Story of the Bible by Mary A. Lathbury is a beautifully crafted retelling of biblical stories that is perfectly suited for young readers. Lathbury's writing style is engaging and accessible, making it easy for children to understand and connect with these sacred tales.

What makes this book truly exceptional is its ability to present the stories in a way that captures the imagination of young minds. Lathbury skillfully brings the characters to life, allowing readers to feel a true connection with the biblical figures and their journeys. Whether it's Noah and the Ark, Moses parting the Red Sea, or the birth of baby Jesus, each story is presented with care and reverence.

The book also serves as a useful educational tool, as it not only tells the stories but also provides helpful historical and cultural context. This adds depth to the narratives and helps children understand the cultural significance of these timeless tales. Lathbury's attention to detail is impressive, and her research shines through in the wealth of information included.

One of the highlights of Child's Story of the Bible is the inclusion of vivid illustrations that accompany each story. These beautiful and colorful drawings enhance the reading experience by bringing the characters and events to life visually. The illustrations are not only visually appealing but also serve as a useful aid in sparking the imagination of young readers.

Another notable aspect of this book is Lathbury's inclusion of valuable life lessons and moral teachings throughout the stories. Whether it's the importance of compassion, forgiveness, or bravery, each story offers valuable insights that children can apply to their own lives. These lessons are presented in a subtle yet impactful manner, ensuring that young readers not only enjoy the stories but also learn from them.

Overall, Child's Story of the Bible by Mary A. Lathbury is a remarkable retelling of biblical stories in a way that is accessible, engaging, and educational. It is a book that will capture the hearts and minds of young readers, fostering their understanding and appreciation of these timeless tales. With its combination of beautiful writing, stunning illustrations, and valuable life lessons, this book is certainly a must-have for any child's bookshelf.

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[Frontispiece: Moses and Zipporah at the well]


Story of the Bible













To Mothers.

I have been asked to prepare this little aid for your use in the Home that first and greatest of schools. The school was founded by the Maker of men, and He called mothers to be its earliest and most important teachers. He prepared a text book for it which we call His Word, illustrating it richly and fully from life and Nature, and filling it with His Spirit. Wherever it is known, as the children become the members of the Church, the citizens of the State, the people of the World, the Book goes with them, forming the Church, the State, the World. It is not only equal to the need, but contains infinite riches that wait to be unveiled.

That no busy mother may say, "I cannot take time to gather from the Bible the simple lessons that my children need," this book of little stories together making one has been written. I have tried to preserve the pure outlines of the sacred record from the vivid description and the suggestive supposition that are sometimes introduced to add charm to the story, and in all quoted speech I have used the exact words of the authorized version of the Scriptures, so that the earliest impression made upon the memory of the child might be one that should remain... Continue reading book >>

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