The Oldest Bedtime Story Ever

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The Bible Beautiful Series is written and illustrated by Benjamin Morse. This award-winning Torah or Old Testament was published in 2012 and named a Top Religion and Spirituality Book for Youth (Booklist). Universal figures appeal to all ethnicities. Hand-cut collages bring a distinctive beauty to the greatest classic of all time.


"Staggering, sophisticated, offbeat, and enticing. Highly recommended for all libraries." (The Association of Jewish Libraries)


"A beautiful, brilliant work of art" (Jewish Book World, starred review)


"Children and adults will relish this journey of epic proportions." (Publishers Weekly) 


 "Amazingly ambitious" (The Rev. Prof. Jane Shaw, Dean of Religious Studies, Stanford University)


"A gorgeous retelling: a new delight for all." (Jane Ciabattari, National Book Critics Circle)

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Benjamin Morse

Author, illustrator, Orson co-founder, and CEO

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Ben’s degrees in religion and art history include a BA from Vassar College, masters degrees from Oxford University and the Courtauld Institute of Art, and a PhD from Glasgow University. His doctoral dissertation is an interdisciplinary study of 20th Century art and the Hebrew Bible's "modern methods".

Ben’s degrees in religion and art history include a BA from Vassar College, master's degrees from Oxford University and the Courtauld Institute of Art, and a Ph.D. from Glasgow University. His doctoral dissertation is an interdisciplinary study of 20th Century art and the Hebrew Bible's "modern methods".


He founded Orson & Co. because he felt digital books lacked finesse--and that so many print books look the same.


The Oldest Bedtime Story Ever (2012) received starred reviews in Booklist and Jewish Book World and won gold and bronze independent publishing medals upon its release.

www.biblebeautiful.com

In addition to being published in numerous magazines and academic publications, he has restored historic homes in the UK and designed and co-managed the first phase of a rural regeneration project in South Africa. His photographs have appeared in Italian Vogue and the international art-zine TAR.

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Make It Yourself

The Bible Beautiful Series offers free templates so that illustrations can be made at home or school. They have been designed to fit on 8.5" x 11" (or A4) paper -- and grouped according to the level of difficulty.

Introduction to The News about Jesus and How He Saved the World.

Books make the best presents.

Ben's social links

Bible Instagram

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Bible Facebook

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