Angels of the Bible - Wendy Maartens
hardcover - 70 pages
17cm x 21cm
18 well-known Bible stories teach kids about God’s angels, what they look like and what they do.
“What are angels?” “What do they do?” “Do they have names?” In Angels of the Bible, renowned children’s author Wendy Maartens answers these questions and more about God’s angels. Children will be introduced to special angels from 18 different Bible stories like Jacob’s dream, Balaam’s talking donkey, the angel who gave food to Elijah, and the angel who brought good news to Mary. Angels of the Bible includes colorful illustrations by Catherine Groenewald that bring to life the angels and the Bible stories they appear in. Also included are instructions for folding your very own pop-up angel card.
Angels of the Bible will help children to discover that angels are real and they are everywhere – they’re God’s loving servants and they are our friends!
ABOUT THE AUTHOR AND ILLUSTRATOR
Wendy Maartens is a journalist, translator and award-winning children’s author with 27 titles to her name, four of which have been translated into indigenous languages. Twenty-two years of teaching third-graders has prepared her to do what she had always dreamed of ... to earn a living with words. Wendy especially has a passion for South African legends as well as stories that help to empower children living in difficult socio-economic circumstances.
Catherine Groenewald studied art at the PJ Olivier Art Centre in Stellenbosch; thereafter she went on to do Fashion Design – working for a couple of years as a designer. In 2004 she was selected as one of the winners in Sappi's national book illustrator/writer competition. Catherine lives in Stellenbosch on a small holding with her husband, three children, some cows, a few chickens and their faithful dogs.