Danny's Daring Days (Topz Secret Diaries Series)
Once again, Alexa Tewkesbury hits the balance between humour and insightful truth as she brings another well loved Topz character to life.Danny, the sporty one, is selected for the Area Junior Football Squad and failing to realise that his skills...
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Once again, Alexa Tewkesbury hits the balance between humour and insightful truth as she brings another well loved Topz character to life.Danny, the sporty one, is selected for the Area Junior Football Squad and failing to realise that his skills are Godgiven, the praise goes to his head much to the annoyance of Benny in particular. He is brought back to earth with a bump when his team lose an important match because he misses a goal. Danny's confidence in his abilities disappears; angry with God, he decides to give up sport completely. However, the unexpected friendship of a new neighbour, Josh (a boy with cerebral palsy who loves sport) teaches Danny important lessons of faith: to believe that God will always be with him and that nothing can separate him from God's love.This brilliantly-written and amusing story challenges us to thank God for the skills and abilities He gives us and to use them humbly trusting in His love and faithfulness, whatever our circumstances. A great read for all children whether previously Topz fans or not. Features and Benefits Superb format for 7-11 age group Typical Topz styling Link Product to Topz Daily Devotional Teaches God's truth in an accessible way Part of the acclaimed Secret Diaries Series
Talented footballer Danny is picked for the Area Junior Squad, but it goes to his head! Then a disastrous first match leaves Danny feeling that God has abandoned him. So he decides to give up sport, until a new friend who has cerebral palsy shows Danny how to step out in faith, believing that God and His love will always be with Him.
Alexa Tewkesbury is a children's writer whose books include It's A Boy! , The Christmas Star's Big Shine, The Topz Secret Diaries, What's Christmas, The Perfect Christmas Present and The Camel Who Found Christmas. Alexa lives in South Devon with her two children and assorted animals.