Item description for Weird & Gross Bible Stuff (Luke 2:52) by Rick Osborne, Quentin Guy & Ed Strauss...
Overview Boys and girls will love reading about the bizarre and almost grotesque factsthat are part of the stories of the Bible--like King Eglon in Judges 3:21 whowas so fat that an 18-inch sword got lost in his belly.
Publishers Description Cannibal cows, swamp dragons, demonic pigs, and more Do not open this book ... if you don't have the stomach for the absolutely gross. It's only for boys with an appetite for weird things. But if you can stand to watch people eating pig food, bugs, and honey out of dead animals, then maybe you can handle the disgusting plagues and other bizarre things you'll see in this book. It's really strange stuff right out of the Bible Part of the 2:52 collection---based on Luke 2:52---Weird & Gross Bible Stuff will make you cringe and help you become smarter, stronger, deeper, and cooler.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.25" Width: 6.25" Height: 8.25" Weight: 0.4 lbs.
Release Date Feb 9, 2003
Publisher Zondervan Publishing
Grade Level Middle School
Series Luke 2:52
ISBN 0310704847 ISBN13 9780310704843 UPC 025986704841
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More About Rick Osborne, Quentin Guy & Ed Strauss
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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Reviews - What do customers think about Weird & Gross Bible Stuff?
Entertaining May 7, 2004
This is a collection of items from the Bible that include the gross, the weird, and the bizarre, with sections like Gross-cordance, Vomit Verses, Bugs & Insects, Weird Trivia and Bizarre Healings. Some of it, though, is just things like records (longest living--Methusaleh, worst day ever--Job), or sections such as Remarkable Miracles or Laugh Out Loud. Obviously geared toward kids and more likely to appeal to boys, as an adult I still enjoyed the format of the book, with its all-over-the-place organization (as in a magazine) and its language. For example, in the section on Excuses, when it reports on Aaron's fanciful story about the golden calf ("I just melted everybody's jewelry and out came this calf!"), the book responds "'Oh sure! Right, Aaron! Just like that? You sure the tooth fairy didn't make it out of gold fillings?' Moses probably wanted to bust the Ten Commandments over Aaron's head." In the section on Angels is a story entitled, Barbecue, Angel Style (from Judges 6:11-12) and another entitled Note To Self: Don't Talk Back To Angels (from Luke 1:11-20).
These are just a few examples of the types of stories you find in this book. An entertaining presentation of stories from the Bible, while especially appropriate for someone who is into the weird and gross, even someone who is not into that (like me) may find the book enjoyable for its fresh perspective of well-known events from the Bible.