- Imprint: Abrams Books for Young Readers
- Publication Date: February 2, 2021
- Price: $18.99
- Trim Size: 11 x 9 3⁄4
- ISBN: 978-1-4197-3705-3
- EAN: 9781419737053
- Page Count: 40
- Illustrations: Full-color illustrations
- Format: Hardcover
- Rights: World/All
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The parables and teachings of Jesus are brought to life in this stunning picture book from award-winning author and illustrator John Hendrix
But Jesus was going somewhere.
His journey to find those most in need of him began anew each morning.
Jesus walked . . . and ever since, people have followed him.
Through parables of the good Samaritan and the prodigal son, the lost sheep and the beatitudes, Jesus taught his disciples the redeeming power of sacrificial love and showed mercy to everyone around him—especially the sick, the poor, and the downtrodden.
In this inspirational and richly illustrated book, John Hendrix brings to life the wisdom of Jesus. Interweaving hand lettering with his signature, award-winning art style, Hendrix captures the spirit of Jesus’s timeless message that will resonate with readers of any Christian faith.
“A picture book that in its varied lettering and sharp color contrasts exudes a sense of confidence and vigor.”— The Wall Street Journal
**STARRED REVIEW**— Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
"The narrative itself is as welcoming to explorers as to believers. This title, which melds contemporary visual expression with centuries-old artistic tradition, will be particularly valued for multigenerational shared Bible reading."
"Bright colors and patterns draw readers’ attention. . .A starting point for children who are not already familiar with Jesus’ parables."— Kirkus Reviews
About the author
John Hendrix is a New York Times–bestselling illustrator and author of many children’s books, including Shooting at the Stars, Miracle Man, and his latest, The Faithful Spy. He is chair of design in the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Louis.