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The Legend of the Christmas Stocking

Rick Osborne

The Legend of the Christmas Stocking

Rick Osborne

$25.99

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A wonderful tale for Christmas about the origin of the hanging and filling of Christmas stockings. This story has universal appeal across the world.

- Publisher This wonderful Christmas tale, set in the late 1800s, shares the touching story of a young boy named Peter. He sells newspapers to help his family while his father is away at sea, and he's been saving a bit of his earnings to buy a model schooner in the woodworker's shop. But after Uncle Jim, the woodworker, tells him the story of St. Nicholas, Peter discovers the meaning behind the hanging and filling of Christmas stockings and learns a heartfelt lesson in kindness and generosity. Filled with the rich, realistic illustrations of Jim Griffin, children ages 4 to 8 will discover the depth of God's love shown through others as they learn the Christian meaning revealed in The Legend of the Christmas Stocking. Through imaginative and innovative products, Zonderkidz is feeding young souls.

- Publisher A story of the generosity and kindness behind this Christmas tradition_for children ages 4-8 The legend behind the tradition of hanging and filling Christmas stockings is part of the story of St. Nicholas. Nicholas was a rich young man with a big heart. He threw bags of money through an open window to pay the dowry of three young women whose father could not afford to pay for their marriages. This legend of generosity is woven into a children's story set in the early 1800s. A young boy named Peter sells newspapers to help his family during a difficult financial time when his father is away at sea on a sailing vessel. Peter saves a bit from his earnings in hope of buying a toy schooner he sees in the woodworker's shop. But then, to provide a Christmas celebration for his sisters and mother, he spends his hard-earned savings on gifts for them. His selfless generosity is rewarded with a wonderful surprise.

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A wonderful tale for Christmas about the origin of the hanging and filling of Christmas stockings. This story has universal appeal across the world.
- Publisher

This wonderful Christmas tale, set in the late 1800s, shares the touching story of a young boy named Peter. He sells newspapers to help his family while his father is away at sea, and he's been saving a bit of his earnings to buy a model schooner in the woodworker's shop. But after Uncle Jim, the woodworker, tells him the story of St. Nicholas, Peter discovers the meaning behind the hanging and filling of Christmas stockings and learns a heartfelt lesson in kindness and generosity. Filled with the rich, realistic illustrations of Jim Griffin, children ages 4 to 8 will discover the depth of God's love shown through others as they learn the Christian meaning revealed in The Legend of the Christmas Stocking. Through imaginative and innovative products, Zonderkidz is feeding young souls.
- Publisher

A story of the generosity and kindness behind this Christmas tradition_for children ages 4-8 The legend behind the tradition of hanging and filling Christmas stockings is part of the story of St. Nicholas. Nicholas was a rich young man with a big heart. He threw bags of money through an open window to pay the dowry of three young women whose father could not afford to pay for their marriages. This legend of generosity is woven into a children's story set in the early 1800s. A young boy named Peter sells newspapers to help his family during a difficult financial time when his father is away at sea on a sailing vessel. Peter saves a bit from his earnings in hope of buying a toy schooner he sees in the woodworker's shop. But then, to provide a Christmas celebration for his sisters and mother, he spends his hard-earned savings on gifts for them. His selfless generosity is rewarded with a wonderful surprise.
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Meet the Author

Rick Osborne

Growing up, Rick Osborne really liked Superman. Superman did what was right, he did cool things that other people couldn't do, and he never quit. The Bible is full of great Superman-type stories where God helps good guys battle evil guys with his awesome supernatural help. By telling these stories, Rick loves to help boys see the real-life superhero that God wants each of them to be. Rick lives with his family up north in Canada, closer to where Superman built his fortress.

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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 210891
  • Product Code 0310708982
  • EAN 9780310708988
  • UPC 025986708986
  • Pages 32
  • Department Children / Young Adults
  • Category Young Readers (Age 4-7)
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Zondervan
  • Publication Date Sep 2004
  • Sales Rank #18770
  • Dimensions 234 x 282 x 9 mm
  • Weight 0.498kg

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