Bright, appealing illustrations and simple text make this book the perfect introduction to the love of Jesus. It includes all the best-loved stories about Jesus: the appearance of the Angel Gabriel before Mary, the 12-year-old Jesus in the temple, the miraculous healing of the lame man, and the parable of the good Samaritan. It retells key moments from Jesus' life, from his birth in a humble stable in Bethlehem, through childhood and adulthood to his last meal, death and resurrection. This sturdy little boardbook is ideal for babies and toddlers to hold, look at, and talk about. This special padded boardbook will bring the people, places and events of the New Testament to life for every young child. The bright pictures and straightforward, lively text retell tales such as the arrival of the shepherds and wise men at the birth of Jesus, his ride into the city of Jerusalem on a donkey, and his death and resurrection. Read about parables such as the farmer scattering seeds, and the need to love and forgive one another. This book will inspire and delight young readers, while introducing them to Jesus' deeds and teachings.