I Wonder... Did Jesus Have a Pet Lamb?
This delightful book creatively imagines what Jesus' boyhood might have been like. Corbert Gauthier's vivid illustrations bring to life the pursuits and pastimes of a boy in ancient Nazareth, reminding children that Jesus was once just like them. Ages 4-8....
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This delightful book creatively imagines what Jesus' boyhood might have been like. Corbert Gauthier's vivid illustrations bring to life the pursuits and pastimes of a boy in ancient Nazareth, reminding children that Jesus was once just like them. Ages 4-8.
We know a lot about the baby Jesus and Jesus as a man. But what about Jesus as a boy? What was he like? I Wonder takes a creative look at what the life of the boy Jesus might have been like. Perhaps he had a pet lamb, liked to build with blocks, or went fishing with his grandpa. The book is imaginatively illustrated and contrasts contemporary children and toys. Accurate depictions of the Holy Land 2,000 years ago provide the backdrop for captivating scenes of childlike pursuits. Ideal for families and Sunday school teachers.
What was Jesus like as a boy? Readers of all ages discover some wonderful possibilities that help us see our Savior anew. Ages 4-8.
Janette Oke was born in Champion, Alberta, Canada, during the depression years. She graduated from Mountain View Bible College in Alberta where she met her husband, Edward. They married in 1957 and served in churches in Calgary and Edmonton, Canada, and Indiana. Oke writes historical novels which portray the lives of early North American settlers from many walks of life and geographical settings. She also writes engaging children's stories and inspiring gift books that warm the heart. Oke published her first book, Love Comes Softly, in 1979. This book experienced immediate success and became a series. She has won a number of awards including the Gold Medallion Award, The Christy Award of Excellence, the 1992 Presidents Award for her significant contribution to the category of Christian fiction from the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association, and in 1999, the Life Impact Award from the Christian Booksellers Association International. Her books have been translated into fourteen languages. Oke has published some 75 books including, The Canadian West, Seasons of the Heart and Women of the West. Her most recent releases include a beautiful childrens picture book, I Wonder...Did Jesus Have a Pet Lamb and The Songs of Acadia series, co-written with T. Davis Bunn. - Publisher.