J O S E P H
”Perhaps the most beautifully illustrated of this year’s picture books is Joseph...It is enriched by spectacular pictures of Egypt.”
A retelling of the Old Testament story of Joseph whose jealous brothers sold him as a slave into Egypt. Wildsmith’s ink and colour artwork has never seemed more polished, his colourings more carefully shaded… he slao uses the Egyptian setting of Pharaoh’s court to beautiful effect, making it come alive with pyramids, hieroglyphic-encrusted walls and spires climbing to the sky. The gilt edging of the pages also gives the book the glow of majesty…
7 Original illustrations followed by extracts from book.