If Only I Had a Green Nose (Wemmicks Collection Dvd Series)
A green nose? "What a silly fad," thinks Punchinello. . . until he stops spending time with his Maker and begins to lose perspective. Let this wonderful tale remind your children that they were made unique for a reason, that...
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A green nose? "What a silly fad," thinks Punchinello. . . until he stops spending time with his Maker and begins to lose perspective. Let this wonderful tale remind your children that they were made unique for a reason, that God's unconditional love does not depend on fashions or appearances, and that He will always help them to be themselves.
Max was interested in helping children understand their value not from the world's perspective, but from God's. Wemmicksville is a land created by Eli, the God figure of the story. He creates each Wemmick in Wemmicksville uniquely, each with its own look and personality. Each story and video is a new adventure with the citizens of Wemmicksville. Punchinello is the central character, along with his friends Lucia, Splint, and Chip. When Punchinello strays from Eli, he begins to have problems. Only when Punchinello stays close to Eli does he clearly see how to walk through his life in Wemmicksville.
From the heart of author Max Lucado, once again we're off on a new adventure into the wonderful world of Wemmicksville. Our faithful Wemmick, Punchinello, along with his close Wemmick friends, Lucinda and Twiggy discover an imortant lesson: that changing their appearance to fit in is like chasing the wind. Willy Withit has just rolled into town, and he's got a message for any Wemmick who wants to get with it--yep, you guessed it--"A green nose is the most fabulous new thing of all time." And best of all--"It's Free " (Minus charges for labor, fad tax, rash liability, and a two-hour warrantee.) Punchinello soon realizes that keeping up with everyone else in Wemmicksville is not only exhausting, but very costly ^Based on the best-selling and award-winning book by acclaimed author Max Lucado, featuring the music of composer John Painter, If I Only Had a Green Nose is a classic tale of self-acceptance that every child will love.
Max Lucado loves words - written, spoken - it does not matter. He loves to craft sentences that are memorable, inspiring and hopefully life-changing. In almost 25 years of writing, more than 65 million books filled with his words have been sold.
Max is the only author to have won three Christian Book of the Year awards - in 1999 for Just Like Jesus, in 1997 for In the Grip of Grace, and in 1995 for When God Whispers Your Name. In 2005, Reader's Digest magazine dubbed him 'America's Best Preacher' and in 2004, Christianity Today magazine called him 'America's Pastor.' The product line for 3:16 - The Numbers of Hope sold more than four million units worldwide, including one million units of the book of the same title (released in September 2007), making it the fastest selling Lucado product in his career.
His works have appeared on every major national bestseller list including Publishers Weekly, USA Today, The New York Times, Evangelical Christian Publishers Association, and Christian Booksellers Association. He has been featured in countless media outlets and national broadcasts.
Max's writings have been published in a wide array of formats including adult books, gift books, children's titles, Bibles, commentaries, calendars and devotionals. He is also the author/creator of Max Lucado's Hermie and Friends brand family, one of the most popular animated DVD series in the marketplace, with more than 5 million units sold to date. His words have also inspired a branded line of greeting cards and gift books for Hallmark/Dayspring that has sold more than 15 million copies since its 2001 debut.
Max Lucado is a Minister of Preaching at Oak Hills Church in San Antonio, where he has served since 1988. He has been married to Denalyn Preston Lucado since 1981, and they have three grown daughters - Jenna, Andrea and Sara and one son-in-law, Brett.
Birth Place: San Angelo, Texas
Graduate: Andrews High School, Andrews, Texas
BA Mass Communications, Abilene Christian University, Abilene, Texas
MA: Biblical and Related Studies, Abilene Christian University, Abilene, Texas
Associate Minister, Central Church of Christ, Miami, Florida
Church Planning Missionary, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Currently serving as a Preaching Minister, Oak Hills Church, San Antonio, Texas
Teaching Ministry of Max Lucado
In 1991, Max Lucado was presented the idea of developing a radio broadcast that focused solely on Jesus Christ. As a result, the vision for UpWords Ministries was born. Since that time, 'UpWords, with Max Lucado' has changed from a 15 minute, daily feature to an inspirational one minute message. Today, UpWords is heard in over fourteen hundred radio markets around the world.
Along with the inspirational radio program, UpWords provides a comprehensive library of full-length CDs as well as many downloadable audio files of Max's weekly sermons delivered to his home church in San Antonio, Texas.
UpWords exists for the sole purpose of encouraging others to take one step closer to Jesus Christ. The staff of UpWords is prayerfully dedicated to this purpose and is constantly humbled to see God's hand at work.