Two beautifully illustrated books combined in one slipcase to make the perfect gift for a child's christening, First Communion, or birthday. A First Bible Story Book retells 13 specially selected stories from both the Old and New Testaments. Mary Hoffman's lively narratives preserve all the mystery, wonder, and excitement of the Bible, from Noah's Ark to The Last Supper. A First Book of Prayers features prayers to suit all occasions and is an inspirational book that the whole family can share and enjoy. Both books feature the charming illustrations of Julie Downing, which bring the best-loved characters and events to life and illustrate key themes. A perfect introduction to the Bible and its stories for young children ages 5 to 7.