Mary was very sweet, but she was quite an ordinary young woman.
One day, she was doing her jobs around the house, when suddenly the room was filled with brilliant light. And there, glowing in the corner, was a beautiful angel! "Hello," said the angel. "Don't be scared. My name is Gabriel. God has sent me. You are going to have a very special baby. He will be God's son, and his name will be Jesus. He will grow up to be very wise and kind. He will help people to love God and be good..." This book offers the perfect introduction to the New Testament, selecting the best-loved and most accessible stories and retelling them in a way that even the youngest readers or listeners will be able to relate to.