When Mother Was Eleven-Foot-Four, children's ed.: A Christmas Memory

When Mother Was Eleven-Foot-Four, children's ed.: A Christmas Memory

by Jerry Camery-Hoggatt, Mark Elliott
     
 

Mother is only four-foot-eleven on the outside but eleven-foot-four on the inside, especially at Christmas. Every year she decorates a huge tree and gives an extravagant number of gifts. When life takes a turn for the worst and Mother loses her Christmas spirit, her young sons decide to do something about it. In their attempt to help her, they discover that

Overview

Mother is only four-foot-eleven on the outside but eleven-foot-four on the inside, especially at Christmas. Every year she decorates a huge tree and gives an extravagant number of gifts. When life takes a turn for the worst and Mother loses her Christmas spirit, her young sons decide to do something about it. In their attempt to help her, they discover that Christmas is a celebration of God's extravagant gift to us.
This enduring story is sure to become a classic for children ages four through eight and for anyone young at heart. It is beautifully illustrated by an award-winning artist and follows in the tradition of the bestselling The Polar Express.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780800718367
Publisher:
Baker Publishing Group
Publication date:
09/01/2007
Edition description:
Children's Edition
Pages:
30
Product dimensions:
9.60(w) x 11.10(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
4 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Jerry Camery-Hoggatt is professor of New Testament and Narrative Theology at Vanguard University in Costa Mesa, California. His books include When Mother Was Eleven-Foot-Four, Speaking of God, and Irony in Mark's Gospel.

Mark Elliott is the award-winning illustrator of numerous books, including The Princess Tales series. He lives in Hudson Valley, New York.

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