Nana's Gift and the Red Geranium (2 In 1)
Women of all ages have come to know and love Janette Oke's sincere, warm-hearted writing. Nana's Gift (1996) is a thought-provoking story of a family treasure that becomes a legacy. When a great-granddaughter receives her Nana's heirloom pearls, she will...
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Women of all ages have come to know and love Janette Oke's sincere, warm-hearted writing. Nana's Gift (1996) is a thought-provoking story of a family treasure that becomes a legacy. When a great-granddaughter receives her Nana's heirloom pearls, she will find out their secret while readers will be reminded that some gifts in life are priceless. Also included is The Red Geranium (1995), another story about a memorable gift. A little boy, who sees the inner light in his beloved great-grandmother fading, becomes determined to revive the flame. Charming illustrations included throughout.
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.