The Jesse Tree

The Jesse Tree

Book - 2005
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As Mr. Butterfield carves a Jesse Tree in an old dusty church, a curious young boy distracts him, asking about the various symbols on the tree. Against his better judgment, the old man finds himself retelling the familiar Biblical tales that trace the lineage of Christ, from the Garden of Eden to Jesusb birth. Under the carpenterbs skilled hands, the Jesse tree grows -- and an unlikely friendship begins to take root as well.Geraldine McCaughreanbs fresh retellings of familiar Bible events and Bee Willeybs whimsical and striking illustrations create a rich and contemporary tale, perfect for reading during Advent or anytime. "The Jesse Tree" will captivate readers who know and love the Bible stories as well as those who are reading them for the first time.
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, 2005.
ISBN: 9780802852885
0802852882
Branch Call Number: j 246.55 MCCAUGHR
Characteristics: 93 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm.
Additional Contributors: Willey, Bee

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