Mary of Galilee

Can you spare the time to listen to my account? I should like to tell the whole story, just once before I die.
Date Published :
March 2014
Publisher :
Real Reads
Contributor(s) :
Karen Donnelly, Alan Moore, Gill Tavner
Language:
English
Series :
New Testament
Illustration :
Full color throughout
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Paperback
ISBN : 9781906230258
Pages : 64
Dimensions : 7.75 X 5.25 inches
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$6.95

Overview
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Mary is a young woman living a simple life in Nazareth, when an angel’s visit changes her life forever. She has been chosen by God to bear him a son. She alone amongst women has been chosen to bear the agony and the joy. From the moment of his birth, she knows that Jesus’s life will be like no other: she has been warned of the pain that lies ahead. When Jesus begins his work, how will she react to her increasing awareness of the dangers facing her son? When Mary experiences anguish that no mother should ever experience, is her faith strong enough to sustain her? Might there be grounds for joy in the midst of such brutality?

Real Reads are accessible texts designed to support the literacy development of primary and lower secondary age children while introducing them to the riches of our international literary heritage. Each book is a retelling of a work of great literature from one of the world’s greatest cultures, fitted into a 64-page book, making classic stories, dramas and histories available to intelligent young readers as a bridge to the full texts, to language students wanting access to other cultures, and to adult readers who are unlikely ever to read the original versions.

About The Author
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KAREN DONNELLY lives in the English seaside town of Brighton, where for the past twenty years she has been working as a fulltime illustrator, mostly of children’s books. She has solid experience in illustration for publishing, advertising and commercial clients.

ALAN MOORE is a cultural and religious historian with a particular interest in the connections between history and education. He has also trained as a psychotherapist specializing in family work. He lives in Cheltenham, England.

GILL TAVNER was an English Teacher and Head of Department before turning to writing when she had young children of her own. She has also taught English in South East Asia, worked as a personal trainer, been a management trainee in an insurance company, led treks in Africa, run her own business and painted fake tattoos on Blackpool Pleasure Beach. Perhaps it is this variety that makes her such a versatile writer.

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