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The Jesse tree

Author: Geraldine McCaughrean; Bee Willey
Publisher: Oxford : Lion, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Inside a dusty old church, old Mr. Butterfield is carving a "Jesse tree." From its branches hang images of the Bible stories he has known all his life. Then in from the sunlight strolls a boy who asks to be told the stories afresh.
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Genre/Form: Christian fiction
Children's stories
Fiction
Juvenile works
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geraldine McCaughrean; Bee Willey
ISBN: 0745945775 9780745945774
OCLC Number: 52395260
Description: 96 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The Jesse tree --
Paradise garden --
A boat full of animals --
Strange visitors --
A test of love --
Stairway to heaven --
The dreamer --
Famine and Plenty --
Let my people go! --
Speak, Lord, for your servant is listening --
The Shepherd King --
Dancing --
The wisdom of Solomon --
The idol and the still small voice --
War and peace --
Dumbstruck! --
Mary --
Jumping for joy --
The worst of all possible times --
Wonderful news --
The cunning and the wise --
Angels --
The brightest star.
Responsibility: Geraldine McCaughrean ; illustrated by Bee Willey.

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