As an educator, author Margi McCombs has spent years listening to the questions children ask about the child Jesus. In careful response to those questions, she blesses the young and curious with these simple, truthful answers. Written in charming, easy-to-read rhyme and paired with Janet Samuel's bright, colorful illustrations, this delightful children's book brings Jesus' early years to light.
Now, when little ones ask, "What was Jesus like as a little boy?" you need only open this book and read...
When Jesus was a little boy, He would have played with YOU. He would have been the perfect friend— So loving, kind, and true.
About the Author
Margi McCombs was born in West Africa as the daughter of American missionaries. At 16 she moved to the US and eventually earned a PhD in education. She has been a classroom teacher and school administrator and has helped start a number of community schools in the U.S. and one in Tokyo. She is the mother of four grown sons and one teenage daughter and lives with her husband and family in Lake Mary, Florida.Janet Samuel is a professional illustrator whose colorful art is featured in The Ten Commandments for Little Ones. As an illustrator of greeting cards and books, she has worked with numerous clients including The Art Group, International Greetings, Pan Macmillan, Parragon, Scholastic, Fernleigh Books, and Lion Hudson. Janet lives with her daughter in South Wales.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
You know you've read a good book when you finish the last page and have made a friend. Children will find a dear friend in Margi McCombs book, When Jesus Was a Little Boy. It's a great book! - Becky Hunter, pastor's wife, grandmother, and former teacher
When Jesus Was a Little Boy, by Margi McCombs and illustrated by Janet Samuel, is filled with very fun and understandable words and beautiful illustrations for children about Jesus when he was little! It gives great insight into thoughts that children have about Jesus and draws great parallels to their life situations. Also, it teaches Biblical concepts in a way that is fun and meaningful for children. A must have for every child’s bookshelf!