This book is very easy to read, and tells much of the story of Jesus.
The verses cover many of the important events in the life of Jesus, and are told as if Jesus is speaking. It is an appealing way of introducing the Christian message to young people, both children and young adults.
Rev David Gooday was born in England and moved to Swaziland over fifty years ago. He taught Agriculture in Tanzania, Zambia and Swaziland and was an educator with the World Bank. He returned to Swaziland as a dairy farmer in 1985 and was ordained in the Anglican Church in Swaziland in 2004. His son and wife now run the farm.
Ann Bertram is a renowned artist, well respected for her watercolours, who began her career as a costume designer. She moved to Swaziland in the early 1950s. Her simple illustrations vividly depict the biblical scenes described in the poem.