With Dad on a Deer Stand: Unforgettable Stories of Adventure in the Woods

With Dad on a Deer Stand: Unforgettable Stories of Adventure in the Woods

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by Steve Chapman
     
 

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Bestselling author and hunting enthusiast Steve Chapman (A Look at Life from a Deer Stand, 300,000 copies sold) takes readers to the woods to experience the thrill of the hunt and the joy of spending one-on-one time with their children. Through heart-tugging adventures of fathers with their sons and daughters, readers will discover…

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Bestselling author and hunting enthusiast Steve Chapman (A Look at Life from a Deer Stand, 300,000 copies sold) takes readers to the woods to experience the thrill of the hunt and the joy of spending one-on-one time with their children. Through heart-tugging adventures of fathers with their sons and daughters, readers will discover…

  • the powerful bond hunting together forges between parent and child
  • surprising ways hunting skills can help a child achieve success
  • life-changing insights fathers and children learn from each other
  • the wonderful joy of shared adventures to reminisce about 
  • the extraordinary attributes of God revealed in creation

Dads have a lot of wisdom and knowledge to share! With Dad on a Deer Stand encourages them to take their children on outdoor adventures, draw on nature to reveal how awesome and extraordinary God is, and use their life experiences to help sons and daughters grow up strong.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780736953139
Publisher:
Harvest House Publishers
Publication date:
08/01/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
1,125,344
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Steve Chapman and his wife, Annie, are award-winning musicians who take their message of Christ-centered family to fans all over North America. Steve’s enthusiasm for Jesus, family, hunting, and humor shine in his books, including A Look at Life from a Deer Stand (nearly 300,000 copies sold), The Hunter’s Cookbook (with Annie Chapman), and Great Hunting Stories.

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With Dad on a Deer Stand: Unforgettable Stories of Adventure in the Woods 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
millstreetreader More than 1 year ago
Steve Chapman, musician and writer, is probably best known for his book A Look at Life from a Deer Stand: A hunt for the meaning of life. which since its publication has sold near 300,000 copies.  I first purchased a copy of this book for my husband, and some years later I noticed the book on one of our bookshelves and "repurposed" it by passing it along to a son in his late teens/early twenties -- a time when I really wanted to encourage his faith walk, but words didn't always come easy between us .When  I saw that Steve Chapman had gathered a collection of stories focused on sharing the relationship strengthening aspects of hunting, I wanted to read the book, hoping I would find another gem to pass on to my sons.  The stories within were written by Steve himself, as well as by professional wildlife photographers, writers, and just plain hunters.  Some of the stories had stronger faith messages than others, but all were entertaining.  I believe that hunters, especially young fathers, will really connect with the writers.  While nonhunters may be shocked by the story of the young dad, who bundled up his two year old daughter to take her out for a few late afternoon hours in the deer stand, I really wasn't/   It was either that or stay in the house, miserable.  As I read, I briefly thought about the dangers, but then I refocused on all I knew about the safety measures ingrained in my own sons and I was assured that the writer knew the same.  I also thought about the sturdiness of today's tree stands, the crispness of an autumn afternoon,  and the mixture of God's paintbox in that wooded setting. I thought about the story that my husband tells of having a little sparrow quietly sit right next to him in the tree stand, but mostly I thought about the sweet smile of my own four year old granddaughter as she used to share her precious version of her own afternoon "sits" with her daddy as they watched for a big buck during fall bow season.  Life with dad in the deer stand can be a window to God's world, his desires for our lives, and our joys and responsibilities as parents/children. Filled with short stories, illustrated with pencil drawings, and under 180 pages, this book makes a nice gift for the hunter who reads, or perhaps for one who doesn't read much.  I read the book all at one time, but I could easily see it being the type of book that could be read in pieces over weeks or even months.  I received an e -copy of this book from Harvest House Publishers and NetGalley for review purposes.  All opinions are mine.  
Anonymous More than 1 year ago