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A new edition of the moving Bible story of Queen Esther by internationally acclaimed illustrator and author of children's books, Tomie dePaola
Queen Esther, the wife of King Ahasuerus of Persia, bravely risked her life to prevent the killing of all the Jews in Persia. Colorful, delicate, and inspiring, Tomie dePaola's artwork brings to life his beautiful telling of this unique and important Bible story.
This is a simple and accurate rendition of the powerful Esther story retold for children, highlighted by the exquisite illustrations of dePaola. The text and pictures show how God helps his people in sometimes miraculous ways when we put all our trust and confidence in him, no matter how dire the circumstances.
About the Author
Tomie dePaola is the beloved Caldecott Honor and Newbery Honor award-winning author and/or illustrator of over 200 books. He is the recipient of numerous awards and honors, including the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award from the American Library Association for his "substantial and lasting contribution to literature for children," the Smithson Medal from the Smithsonian Institution, and the Regina Medal from the Catholic Library Association.