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Bestselling author Anthony DeStefano weaves the heart of the parable of the lost sheep into an exciting adventure story for children ages three and older. When paired with Richard Cowdrey’s brightly colored illustrations, the tale of repentance and forgiveness is brought to life.
Amidst a flock of a hundred sheep, one small lamb is convinced that the world beyond his Good Shepherd’s pastures is worth exploring. While on his big adventure, the little sheep unexpectedly meets a very hungry wolf, a huge angry lion, and a mean lying snake that tries to convince him that his Good Shepherd is cruel and unforgiving. But just when he feels trapped and frightened, lost and alone, he hears a most wonderful sound.
He had left all his flock
For one sheep who was lost
To rescue and save him
No matter the cost.
|Publisher:||Harvest House Publishers|
|Product dimensions:||9.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)|
|Age Range:||3 - 7 Years|
About the Author
Anthony DeStefano is the bestselling author of the adult Christian books A Travel Guide to Heaven, Ten Prayers God Always Says Yes To, Angels All Around Us, as well as the gift book I Just Can't Take It Anymore! and the children’s books Little Star, The Donkey That No One Could Ride, and Roxy, the Ritzy Camel. He has received prestigious awards from religious organizations worldwide for his efforts to advance Christian beliefs in modern culture.
Richard Cowdrey is the talented and well-known illustrator of numerous children’s books, including Bad Dog, Marley! and Marley Goes to School. He has worked with such distinguished clients as Bantam Books, National Football League, and World Wildlife Federation. Desiring to honor God with his work and with his life, Richard lives in Ohio with his wife and children.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Reviewed by Samantha Rivera for Readers' Favorite The Sheep that No One Could Find is the story of God and the people who choose to disobey him. The lost sheep is one of the many people that choose to ignore the word and the teachings of God and choose to live their own life. When the going gets tough, however, those people come to see that the Lord is good and that they want to be safe and protected by Him. In Anthony DeStefano’s story, the lost lamb is bored with his life as one of the Good Shepherd's sheep and instead wants to go off on his own. After seeing what is out there, however, he realizes that the world is not the place he thought it was. When children are learning about God and the Bible, it can often be difficult for them to understand. They will likely have questions or have trouble understanding the stories that are told. In The Sheep that No One Could Find, the story of God caring for and finding every member of his flock, no matter how small, is made into an easy to understand children’s story. Children will definitely love the bright, creative pictures as well as the rhymes. The poetry aspect of this story makes it that much easier for any child to read, understand, and follow along with. This is definitely an interesting book and a cute story that anyone can read and relate to. After all, everyone has been that lost, little sheep once in their life.