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- DescriptionA cheeky magpie is protecting his horde of sparkling treasure one hot afteron when he sees a crowd begin to gather. As he watches with growing interest he sees fat little Zacchaeus trying to peep over the crowd - but he can't see, and he can't get through! Zacchaeus climbs the magpie's tree and together they watch as Jesus comes near - the magpie huddles over his treasure as Jesus calls up to Zacchaeus - does Jesus kw the magpie's treasure is stolen? As Zacchaeus gives back the money he has cheated the people out of the magpie too starts to return his stolen goods - even the ring he took from Zacchaeus! A charming slant on the famous Bible story told and illustrated by two best-loved children's picture book creators.
- Author BiographyNick Butterworth started out as a typographic designer with the National Children's Home, going on to become a freelance graphic designer in collaboration with fellow children's writer and illustrator Mick Inkpen; he has also worked as a television presenter! He is best-known for his Percy the Park Keeper series, and his outstanding success makes him one of the most popular author-illustrators in contemporary children's fiction. Mick Inkpen is one of the top-selling picture book author-illustrators in the world with millions of readers, and his stories being translated into over twenty different languages. He started out as a graphic designer, during which time he started working with much-loved children's author Nick Butterworth, from whom he learned design and typography. Mick has won numerous awards world-wide including The British Book Award for Penguin Small, The British Book Award for the best illustrated book, for Lullabyhullabaloo, and Kipper won a BAFTA for best animated children's film in 1998.
- Author(s)Mick Inkpen,Nick Butterworth
- PublisherLion Hudson Plc
- Date of Publication20/02/2015
- SubjectChildren's General Non-Fiction
- Series TitleAnimal Tales
- Place of PublicationOxford
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintCandle Books
- Content NoteColour illustrations
- Width230 mm
- Height250 mm
- Format DetailsPicture book
- Interest AgeFrom 3
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