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The Christmas Troll: Sometimes God's Best Gifts Are the Most Unexpected
     

The Christmas Troll: Sometimes God's Best Gifts Are the Most Unexpected

by Eugene H. Peterson, Will Terry (Illustrator)
 
With captivating illustrations, this touching Christmas allegory reminds readers young and old alike to stay alert for God’s most unexpected gifts. Andrew and Lindsay are about to discover that not all gifts come wrapped in shiny paper and tied up nicely with a decorative ribbon. In fact, some gifts have funny-looking faces and spiky orange hair—“ugly

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With captivating illustrations, this touching Christmas allegory reminds readers young and old alike to stay alert for God’s most unexpected gifts. Andrew and Lindsay are about to discover that not all gifts come wrapped in shiny paper and tied up nicely with a decorative ribbon. In fact, some gifts have funny-looking faces and spiky orange hair—“ugly, but nice,” as Lindsay tells her brother.

The Christmas Troll is a story that reminds readers young and old to keep their eyes open for God’s most surprising gifts: “Gifts are for giving and receiving, not for grabbing and getting.” Make this story part of your family’s holiday traditions to always remember the true meaning of Christmas. Recommended for ages 4 and up. Tyndale House Publishers

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781576836811
Publisher:
Tyndale House Publishers
Publication date:
09/30/2004
Series:
Experiencing God Series
Pages:
40
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 11.00(h) x 11.25(d)
Age Range:
4 Years

Meet the Author

EUGENE H. PETERSON is a pastor, scholar, writer, and poet. He has authored more than twenty books, including A Long Obedience in the Same Direction, The Contemplative Pastor, and Leap Over a Wall. His modern paraphrase of the Bible, The Message, has sold over nine million copies. Originally published as a short story in the Mars Hill Review, The Christmas Troll is Eugene's first children's book. He lives with his wife, Jan, in Montana. They have three children and six grandchildren.

WILL TERRY's work has appeared in national advertisements for Sprint, Pizza Hut, M&M's, FedEx, and CitiBank and in such publications as Time, Wall Street Journal, and Seventeen. Will, his wife, and their three children live in Coalinga, California.

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