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Simon and the Easter Miracle

A Traditional Tale for Easter

Simon and the Easter Miracle

A Traditional Tale for Easter

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Paperback

£5.99

Publisher: Lion Hudson Plc
ISBN: 9780745960548
Published: 21/01/2011

The gospels tell of Simon of Cyrene - "a man coming in from the country" - who was ordered to carry Jesus' cross. Over the centuries, his story has been woven into Polish folklore: When Simon the farmer brings his wares to market, little does he expect how he will be involved in the events of that very special day, nor how his produce - of bread, eggs and wine - will become important symbols of Jesus' passion and resurrection, remembered throughout the ages. Together with sophisticated artwork, this picture book retelling of a traditional European tale is both thought-provoking and engaging, with the events and meaning of the first Easter at its heart.

Anna Luraschi, Mary Joslin

Mary Joslin is married and has 3 grown up children. She began writing when her own children were still young and has since written books that have been published throughout the world. For Lion these include Our Father, The Tale of the Heaven Tree, Do the Angels Watch Close By?, The Merchant Enticed by the Pearl of Great Price and The Story of the Cross. She likes kayaking, canoeing and gardening.

"Joslin uses Christian imagery and simple, elegant prose to flesh out the Gospel's one-line story of Simon of Cyrene" --"School Library Journal"

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