The Story of Religion

By Erika Weihs (Illustrator); Betsy Maestro; Giulio Maestro
(Clarion Books, Library Binding, 9780395623640, 48pp.)

Publication Date: August 1996

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Description

This lavishly illustrated book introduces the history of religious belief and the practice of religion in the world today. It illuminates the differences that make each religious group unique and the fundamental beliefs that all groups share. This text encourages children to recognize, understand, and value the diversity of the world's religions and the universal concerns they address.




About the Author

Giulio Maestro is an author and artist who has illustrated more than 100 books for young readers, including Marvin Terban's GUPPIES IN TUXEDOS: FUNNY EPONYMS and IT FIGURES! FUN FIGURES OF SPEECH. He lives with his wife, Betsy, in Old Lyme, Connecticut.




Praise For The Story of Religion

"A revelatory work and a provocative introduction to a complicated subject." Kirkus Reviews with Pointers

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