Item description for The Legend of the Christmas Stocking: An Inspirational Story of a Wish Come True (Legends) by Rick Osborne, Jim Griffin & James Griffin...
Overview With his father away at sea, it is up to Peter to help make sure his mother and sisters have a merry Christmas. Includes brief notes on Santa Claus and the legendary origin of the Christmas stocking.
Publishers Description 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.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 9.25" Height: 10.75" Weight: 1.08 lbs.
Release Date Oct 12, 2004
Publisher Zondervan Publishing
Grade Level Multiple Grades
ISBN 0310708982 ISBN13 9780310708988 UPC 025986708986
Availability 0 units.
More About Rick Osborne, Jim Griffin & James Griffin
RICK OSBORNE is a bestselling, award-winning author of both parenting and children s books. One of Rick s main goals is to create resources that help families develop loving relationships and peaceful, happy homes. Among the many children s books he s written and coauthored are, The Legend of the Christmas Tree, The Legend of the Christmas Stocking, and the 101 Questions Kids Ask About God series. These have sold millions of copies and have been translated into many languages. Rick has coauthored books with Dr. John Trent, Josh McDowell, Larry Burkett, and Dr. Gary Chapman. He helped write and produce the booklet The Most Important Story Ever Told which has had over 50 million copies distributed around the world. Find out more by visiting www.rick-osborne.com."
Rick Osborne currently resides in British Columbia.
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A wonderful Christmas story Oct 11, 2005
This is such a sweet, classic book with a wonderful lesson weaved throughout it. It blends fiction and history together seemlessly and provides children with a better understanding of what Christmas really means.