From Adam and Eve, Noah's Ark, and Jonah and the Whale to Jesus on the Sea at Galilee, and the Last Supper, all the best-known stories of the Bible are included. In this title, the stories of the Old and New Testaments are retold in simple language and with explanations of their meanings. It features over 1500 specially commissioned illustrations plus additional fact boxes and maps that will provide the young reader with fascinating historical context. This boxed set brings the people, places and events of the Bible alive for a new generation. Beautiful, classic illustrations capture the atmosphere and drama of the classic stories. The first volume focuses on stories from the Old Testaments, and the second on events in the New Testament and the life of Jesus. Feature panels provide a wealth of facts about everyday life in Bible times. The combination of sensitive retellings and information gives a broad insight into the world of the Bible that will appeal to every reader. Illustrated with over 1500 pictures, and lively retellings to hold the reader's attention, this is sure to become a much-loved family reference.