The life story of Jesus of Nazareth—one of the most influential figures in world history—in graphic novel format.
Jesus: Messenger of Peace! tells the story of the life of Jesus of Nazareth as recounted in the Gospels. This illustrated retelling of Jesus’s journey draws from the stories found in the books of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John, and offers young readers an opportunity to learn about the remarkable man who changed the course of the world’s history. This account of Jesus’s life will educate and entertain a new generation of readers.
About the Author
James Buckley Jr. is a prolific author of nonfiction for young readers, with more than 150 books to his credit (and still typing!). He is the author of more than a dozen titles in The New York Times' best-selling "Who Was...?" biography series, including the Wright Brothers, Milton Hershey, Betsy Ross, Jules Verne, and Blackbeard. Buckley has written more than thirty DK Readers on a wide variety of topics, plus two recent long-form bios of Adolf Hitler and Bonnie and Clyde for Aladdin Books. For Spring 2019, he created the first book in a new series for Aladdin—a bio of astronaut Michael Collins. Buckley is the co-author of Time Inc./Liberty Street's "X-Why-Z" series and wrote and produced the Animal Planet Animal Atlas for Liberty Street. A former editor at Sports Illustrated and the National Football League, he lives in Santa Barbara, California, where he runs a successful book producing company.
Caitlin Like is a cartoonist and a member of the comics collective Helioscope Studios in Portland, Oregon. She is a former member of the XOXO Outpost and has worked on comics for Dark Horse and Oni Press, including Stranger Things, Aliens, Ghost, My Boyfriend is a Bear, and Buffy the Vampire Slayer. She has drawn or colored books for indie publishers Thrillbent, Augsburg Fortress, and Cave Pictures Publishing; and she took part in the anthology, Can I Pet Your Werewolf. Her current work includes working as a long-term colorist assistant to Trekker creator Ron Randall and colorist Dan Jackson, and self-publishing indie comics work through Kickstarter and Gumroad.
Praise for the Show Me History! series: “Bunking the notion that history is dull, these titles in the Show Me History! series convey the lives of notable historical figures through colorful and spirited cartoons.” —Booklist