The Legends of Easter Treasury: Inspirational Stories of Faith and Hope

The Legends of Easter Treasury: Inspirational Stories of Faith and Hope

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Overview

The Legends of Easter Treasury; Inspirational Stories of Faith and Hope contains three bestselling Easter stories that include The Legend of the Easter Egg, The Legend of the Easter Robin, and The Legend of the Sand Dollar.

The Legend of the Easter Egg, written by Lori Walburg and illustrated by Richard Cowdrey, is a timeless tale that explores the meaning behind Easter eggs and the Easter story itself. This beautifully illustrated story of faith, love, and wonder includes explanations of the most common traditions and symbols of Lent and Easter. Educational and inspirational, The Legend of the Easter Egg is sure to delight both children and their parents.

The Legend of the Easter Robin, written by Dandi Daley Mackall and illustrated by Richard Cowdrey, is a classic tale that explores the symbol of the robin and its connection to Easter and Jesus’ death and resurrection. This Easter story reminds readers everywhere how much Jesus sacrificed for us and how much he loves us.

The Legend of the Sand Dollar, written by Chris Auer and illustrated by Richard Cowdrey, is a tale filled with wonder and charm that explores the hidden meaning of Easter within the sand dollar. This Easter story reminds readers everywhere that when Jesus died for us and was resurrected, he promised hope for all.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780310757597
Publisher: Zonderkidz
Publication date: 01/30/2018
Pages: 96
Sales rank: 837,724
Product dimensions: 9.20(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Dandi Daley Mackall loves God, children, words, and animals. Her nearly 500 books for children and grown-ups have sold more than four million copies worldwide. She won the ECPA Christian Book Award for Best Children’s Book 2015 and multiple Mom’s Choice Awards, as well as ALA Best Book, NY Public Library Top Pick, Children’s Book Council Award of Excellence, and the Helen Keating Ott Award for Contributions to Children’s Literature. Her novel My Boyfriends’ Dogs is now a Hallmark Movie. Dandi writes from rural Ohio, where she lives with her family, including horses, dogs, cats, and an occasional squirrel, deer, or raccoon.


Lori Walburg is a freelance editor, a writer for the NIr V Kid's Devotional Bible, and the author of The Legend of the Easter Egg. She lives with her family in Grand Rapids, Michigan.


Chris Auer, an Emmy nominated screenwriter, is the author of Molly & the Good Shepherd, The Littlest Magi, the 2:52 Mysteries of Eckert House series, and he adapted The Legend of the Candy Cane for video. He teaches screenwriting and producing at Savannah College of Art and Design. Chris is passionate about storytelling and hopes to reflect the reality of God in the lives of children through story. He lives in Savannah, Georgia.


Richard Cowdrey’s favorite things to draw and paint are the things that reflect the awesomeness of God and His creation. From vast landscapes to the littlest bug on a leaf, Richard marvels at the beauty in the details. Richard's bestselling children's books include Legend of the Candy Cane, Bad Dog, Marley and A Very Marley Christmas.

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The Legends of Easter Treasury: Inspirational Stories of Faith and Hope 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
PJtheEMT4 More than 1 year ago
The Legends of Easter Treasury Inspirational Stories of Faith and Hope By Dandi Daley Mackall, Lori Walburg, Chris Auer is a beautiful new treasury that would make a beautiful gift for any child at Eastertime. This full color treasury features three complete stand alone stories: The Easter Egg, The Legend of the Easter Robin and The Legend of the Sand Dollar. The bright, detailed art sets this quality hardcover book from other story books. The traditional art will appeal to parents and grandparents alike, as they reminisce to an earlier time period of traditional values. The only thing to consider s that multicultural families and families of other ethnicities may feel alienated by the art that depicts exclusively depicts fair skinned, blond, blue eyed children and their families. Before any reader takes offense, I simply state this as an objective observation. While many readers will not find offence at seeing art featuring fair skinned children with light hair, in this modern multicultural society, its worth a mention because those who order this book online may not have the opportunity to see the interior art as the picturesque cover depicting a serene spring view of a church gives little hint to the art inside. If you take a look at the back cover, there is a depiction of the three individual covers for each of the stories which reflects a sampling of the art. In this modern society, the publishers may wish to consider art work to feature a more multicultural perspective to reflect the multicultural makeup of today's society. As a blogger I received a copy of this book for the purpose of writing this review.