The Parable of the Lily: Special 10th Anniversary Edition

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Maggie, the farmer's youngest daughter, loves getting gifts, especially mysterious ones. One wintry day, she receives a package in the mail. She excitedly opens the package to find a bulb buried in a crate of dirt. This was not what Maggie expected. She had hoped for a doll or a game, not a bulb that would one day become a plant. When spring comes, she finds the bulb in the cellar and tosses the lifeless thing into the garden, never to think of it again. . . . Until she walks outside on Easter morning and finds ...

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Overview

Maggie, the farmer's youngest daughter, loves getting gifts, especially mysterious ones. One wintry day, she receives a package in the mail. She excitedly opens the package to find a bulb buried in a crate of dirt. This was not what Maggie expected. She had hoped for a doll or a game, not a bulb that would one day become a plant. When spring comes, she finds the bulb in the cellar and tosses the lifeless thing into the garden, never to think of it again. . . . Until she walks outside on Easter morning and finds the most beautiful lily she has ever seen. Through the unique gift of a bulb, Maggie discovers the power of grace and forgiveness and the true meaning of Easter.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781400308446
  • Publisher: Nelson, Thomas, Inc.
  • Publication date: 2/6/2007
  • Series: Parable Series
  • Edition description: 10Th Anniversary Edition
  • Edition number: 10
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 352,290
  • Age range: 3 - 7 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 8.28 (h) x 0.31 (d)

Meet the Author

Liz Curtis Higgs is an award-winning speaker as well as the author of twenty-eight books, including Bad Girls of the Bible and Thorn in My Heart. Her Parable Series for children has been awarded the ECPA Gold Medallion for Excellence.
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  • Posted February 27, 2012

    Great book to read in Sunday school, or anytime!

    The Parable of the Lily is a wonderful children’s book. It would be perfect to read to children on Easter evening before bed. It would also be a great story to read at a children’s chapel, the priest or pastor could follow it up with a little sermon, or in Sunday school. I love a Christian children’s book, there are not that many good ones out there. This book is also nice because it has appropriate bible verses on the bottom of the pages.

    The book has beautiful pictures that will keep any child’s attention. There are many things you can point out in the pictures to make the story come alive to kids you are reading it to. It would be appropriate for pre-school- probably 3rd or 4th grade. It really depends on the child. Even though younger children may not get the deeper meaning, you could still ask them something like, was there ever a time you received a gift that you were not happy with? What did you do with it? How do you think it made the person who gave it to you feel that you did not like their gift?

    I received this book as an ARC. I am not paid to review books, I do so to help parents and other adults get an idea of would be a good book for their child.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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