Walking On Water: Miracles Jesus Worked

Illustrator: Jackie Morris

Binding: Hardcover

Imprint: Otter-Barry Books

Age 4+

Religion & Beliefs: General Interest

Jesus' miracles are among the basics of Western culture and in this superb collection their simplicity and drama have been drawn out to appeal to children.

Walking on Water includes: The Marriage at Cana, The Miraculous Draught of Fishes, Stilling the Storm, the Man cured of Palsy, Feeding the Five Thousand, Walking on the Water, the Centurion's Servant, Healing the Lepers and the Raising of Lazarus.


Mary Hoffman has written over 90 books for children that range from picture books to novels. Amazing Grace, illustrated by Caroline Binch, was commended for the Kate Greenway Medal and has, together with its sequels, sold over 1.5 million copies.

Jackie Morris is internationally admired for her imaginative and atmospheric picture books, illustrated with watercolours and often with a fantasy dimension. Her previous books include The Snow Leopard, The Ice Bear and Tell Me a Dragon. Her books Seal Children, New Born Child and One Cheetah, One Cherry will be published by Otter-Barry Books in 2016.


Intimate and thought-provoking, with evocative illustrations.

Publishers Weekly

The superb illustrations clearly convey the emotions of the people and the muted palette of colours is perfect for the theme of the book. Short introductions to each miracle help to set the scene is this excellent book which is perfect for assemblies and reading aloud.

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