Item description for Your Special Gift (Max Lucado's Wemmicks) by Max Lucado & David Wenzel...
Overview The Wemmicks learn that each of them has a special gift with which they can help others.
One morning the people of Wemmicksville wake up to discover that they've all received gifts. Punchinello opens his gift to find a hammer; Lucia receives a paintbrush and set of paints; and Hans, the baker, gets a spoon. Nobody knows who sent the gifts, but each Wemmick receives the perfect gift: Punchinello likes to build, Lucia loves to paint, and Hans enjoys cooking.
When a family of Wemmicks needs help to reach Eli the woodcarver, Punchinello and his friends try to come to their aid. Unfortunately, nothing they do seems to work. Only when they realize that Eli gave them each a special gift are they able to use those gifts to make a difference.
This story will show kids how God has given them a special gift they can use to serve Him.
Awards and Recognitions Your Special Gift (Max Lucado's Wemmicks) by Max Lucado & David Wenzel has received the following awards and recognitions -
Christian Book Award - 2007 Finalist - Children & Youth category
Citations And Professional Reviews Your Special Gift (Max Lucado's Wemmicks) by Max Lucado & David Wenzel has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Christian Retailing - 04/17/2006 page 33
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Studio: Crossway Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 10.2" Width: 9.76" Height: 0.34" Weight: 0.8 lbs.
Release Date Apr 4, 2006
Publisher GOOD NEWS PUBLISHING #65
Grade Level Multiple Grades
ISBN 1581346980 ISBN13 9781581346985
Availability 10 units. Availability accurate as of Jan 16, 2017 08:33.
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More About Max Lucado & David Wenzel
Max Lucado (MA, Abilene Christian University) serves as the minister of preaching at Oak Hills Church in San Antonio, Texas, and is a best-selling author and speaker. His award-winning books have been translated into more than fifty-four languages and he has been named one of the most influential leaders in social media by The New York Times. Max lives in San Antonio, Texas, with his wife, Denalyn, and has three daughters and one granddaughter.
David Wenzel received a BFA from Hartford Art School and has been illustrating professionally for nearly thirty years. He is recognized for illustrating the graphic novel adaptation of J. R. R. Tolkien's The Hobbit, as well as numerous other children's materials.
Max Lucado currently resides in San Antonio, in the state of Texas.
Max Lucado has published or released items in the following series...
Christian Large Print Originals
Historias Biblicas Ilustradas
Inspirational Bible Study; Life Lessons with Max Lucado
Reviews - What do customers think about Your Special Gift (Max Lucado's Wemmicks)?
Wonderful book Nov 25, 2008
We checked out one of Max Lucado's book at the library and my kids just loved it. So we bought them some more in the series of the Wemmicks and they love to hear the stories again and again. The colors and illustrations in the books are outstanding.
A simply wonderful addition to any family, school, or community picturebook collection Jul 14, 2006
The sequel to You Are Special, Max Lucado's Your Special Gift features illustrations by David Wenzel and is a thoroughly entertaining tale of the "little people" of Wemmicksville and their awakening one morning to find they have each and everyone been the recipient of a perfect gift chosen just for the individual villager. Following Punchinello the builder, Hans the baker, Lucia the painter, Eli the woodcarver, and an extraordinary cast of fun characters as Your Special Gift as the Lucia, Hans, and Punchinello strive use their separate gifts to help a family in need. As they do so they discover their meaning in life and the most helpful way to contribute to others. A simply wonderful addition to any family, school, or community picturebook collection, Your Special Gift is very highly recommended to all young readers for its creative and unique message showcased with appropriately entertaining cartoon-style illustrations.