Item description for Hudson Taylor: Can Somebody Pass The Salt (Little Lights) by Catherine MacKenzie...
Overview Hudson Taylor - Could somebody pass the salt? What would you do if someone forgot to give you any lunch and you weren't allowed to ask for it? Young Hudson Taylor's story of a missing bowl of soup is an amusing tale from his childhood. In the end Hudson gets his soup - but that isn't all. Hudson Taylor learns about the country of China. One day he will go there by himself to tell the people of China about the Lord Jesus.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.39" Width: 6.13" Height: 0.35" Weight: 0.41 lbs.
Release Date Mar 20, 2006
Publisher Christian Focus Publications
Grade Level Multiple Grades
Series Little Lights
ISBN 184550111X ISBN13 9781845501112
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More About Catherine MacKenzie
Catherine MacKenzie has written several biographies for young teens in the Trailblazers series as well as other titles for younger children. She lives in Scotland and has several nieces and nephews - a perfect practice audience!
Catherine MacKenzie has an academic affiliation as follows - University of Cambridge.
Catherine MacKenzie has published or released items in the following series...
Reviews - What do customers think about Hudson Taylor: Can Somebody Pass The Salt (Little Lights)?
Who is going to tell the Chinese people about God? Sep 30, 2009
This brief biography of Hudson Taylor is tailor-made for young readers. It provides a great biographical sketch of a pioneering missionary to China for 4-7 year olds. The publisher states that the "read to me" age-range is 4-5 with a "read by myself" age range of 6-7.
Colorful illustrations will capture the attention of younger listeners while early readers will appreciate the longer storyline. There is one paragraph per 2-page spread and a bold line on the opposite page highlighting a certain aspect of the story. Children will connect with the person in the biography as it begins with Hudson as a child and gives an overview of his life's work in China.
The only thing missing from this book which would have been helpful is a brief bibliography and time-frame or dates so that it could easily be incorporated into a lesson plan without going to outside sources for additional information such as Hudson Taylor lived from May 21, 1832 - June 3, 1905. Overall, it is a delightful sketch for young children.