The Story of Easter (Little Golden Books)

by Jean Miller (Author) Jerry Smath (Illustrator)

The Story of Easter (Little Golden Books)
Reading Level: 2nd − 3rd Grade

This Little Golden Book retelling of the Easter story is the perfect gift for children to learn true meaning of the holiday!

This gentle introduction to the biblical account of Jesus's final days on earth, and Resurrection, is perfect for preschoolers. Lush, colorful illustrations of the Last Supper, Jesus carrying his cross, and the angel in the empty tomb are accessible to little readers who are just learning about Easter. At the end of the book, Easter traditions from around the world are introduced, from Ukrainian painted eggs (Pysanky) to the greeting of the Easter sunrise in the British Isles. It's a perfect first book about an important holiday for many, and an ideal Easter gift."

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Jean Miller
JEAN MILLER was a freelance writer and teacher of photography.

JERRY SMATH illustrated his first Little Golden Book back in the early 1960s. More recently, he illustrated the Little Golden Books Miracles of Jesus, Bible Stories of Boys and Girls, and The Story of Jesus.
Lexile Measure
Guided Reading Level
Golden Books
Publication date
January 09, 2018
Little Golden Books
BISAC categories
JNF049240 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Religious | Christian - Holidays & Celebrations
Library of Congress categories
Picture books
Jesus Christ

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