Item description for Proud Tree by Luane Roche & Chris Sharp...
Overview The proud tree was named Rex (King) because he acted like the king tree of the forest. And then one day... Using illustrations from the award-winning animated video, this inspiring book tells little ones the story of the crucifixion from the viewpoint of Rex, the tree that became the cross Jesus carried to Calvary. Rex, proud and ungrateful, learns a lesson of love from the humble, gentle Jesus. Sadness and sympathy for the suffering Jesus mingle with the joy and exultation of the Resurrection as an old, familiar story is told in a new and memorable way.
Publishers Description This timeless tale tells children the story of the crucifixion from the viewpoint of Rex, the tree that became the cross Jesus carried to Calvary. It also teaches them a valuable lesson in humility and love while helping them understand the power of Jesus' love and the importance of his sacrifice. Illustrations from the award-winning animated Liguori video are featured as black and white line drawings that children can color. "Booklet"
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Studio: Liguori Publications
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.46" Width: 5.16" Height: 0.11" Weight: 0.15 lbs.
Release Date Oct 1, 2000
Publisher Liguori Publications
ISBN 0892437693 ISBN13 9780892437696
Availability 110 units. Availability accurate as of Oct 22, 2016 12:28.
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More About Luane Roche & Chris Sharp
"A married homemaker with two grown children and two grandchildren, Luane Roche has worked as an elementary-school teacher's aide and teacher. She has taught fourth- and fifth-grade catechism classes and served as president of her parish's religious-education staff. A member of the Secular Order of Discalced Carmelites, she lives in Hoffman Estates, Illinois. Award-winning artist Chris Sharp has been writing and illustrating children's books and related materials in both the trade and liturgical markets for over 20 years. He lives in Saint Charles, Missouri."
Reviews - What do customers think about Proud Tree?
wonderful! Mar 16, 2006
this story was really good! It is the story of Jesus' crucifixtion from a tree's point of view. Who woulda thought? I really enjoyed this story and it reminds me that Jesus loves and died for all things.