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The Kings New Palace
Author: Susan Summers

ISBN: 9781903843130
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 34
Published: 1 January 2002
Dimensions (cm): 31 x 24 x 1.1
Many years ago a disciple of Jesus named Thomas was called upon to go to India to do the work of his Lord. At the same time he was commissioned by King Gundaphorus to build a new palace for his Indian kingdom. How Thomas succeeded in doing two things at once is told in this lively tale adapted by Susan Summers from the Apocryphal New Testament.

The nub of the story is that it is better to store up your treasures in heaven than here on earth. The large format full colour book for ages 4 - 11 is lavishly and humorously illustrated by Jacqueline Sinclair and provides an entertaining book for a parent to read to a child, or for a child to read alone.

About the Author

Since retiring from teaching, Susan Summers has become a professional storyteller, touring schools with her exciting and unusual tales, many of them related to Christian themes. Her other books include The Greatest Gift, a story about the fourth wise man, and The Sad Shepherd.

About the Illustrator

Jacqueline Sinclair is married with three children. She is a graduate of Nottingh...

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