NOTE TO PARENTS: This book is intended for older children, teens and adults. For younger children, please search Amazon for The Brick Bible for Kids series of picture books.
The Brick Bible books have taken the world by storm, and now, for the first time, Brendan Powell Smith's visually striking The Brick Bible: A New Spin on the Old Testament and The Brick Bible: The New Testament are available in a beautiful hardcover box set. With over two thousand color photographs depicting the major narrative scenes of the Bible, this slipcovered set (including new material and a bonus two-sided, full-color poster) is the gift you've been wanting to give your LEGO (R)-loving friends and religious family members for holidays, birthdays, or just because.
Book one includes scenes from the Old Testament--the creation of the world, the temptation of Adam and Eve, the great flood, the presentation of the ten commandments to Moses on Mt. Sinai, and more. The Old Testament is a complex text, but Smith's "brick" illustrations help bring out the nuances of each scene and will make you reconsider the way you look at the Bible--and LEGO (R).
Book two offers a new spin on the story of Jesus. Smith portrays Jesus's birth, miracles, last supper, and death and resurrection with meticulous attention to detail. From the fate of Judas to the life of Paul and his letters to the Ephesians; from the first book burning to the book of Revelations, this is the New Testament as you've never experienced it before. Find a place on your shelf for this beautiful two-book collector's set and continue to be amazed at the Bible as illustrated by your favorite toy.
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Brendan Powell Smith is the author of the bestselling Brick Bible series for adults and two children's books in the Brick Bible for Kids series: Noah's Ark and The Christmas Story. He has produced nearly five thousand illustrations retelling over four hundred Bible stories. His work can be seen on his website at www.thebrickbible.com.Review:
"Captivates the most grumpy of teenagers" Jeffrey Toots, Religious Studies educator, Yorkshire, UK
"One of my 10-year-old sons gave the boxed set to my husband as a birthday present — and then promptly sat down and read Book I himself. I actually had to say, 'Stop reading the Bible and come in here and eat some (birthday) cake!'"
-Nara Schoenberg, The Chicago Tribune
"The greatest toy story ever told."
"What Brendan Powell Smith has done with LEGOs goes beyond remarkable; it borders on genius."
-The Chicago Tribune
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Buchbeschreibung Skyhorse Publishing Okt 2013, 2013. Buch. Buchzustand: Neu. Neuware - Includes two thousand color photographs depicting the major narrative scenes of the Bible. This title brings out the nuances of each scene and can make you reconsider the way you look at the Bible-and LEGO. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9781626361775