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Titus: A Comrade of the Cross – a classic novel for Easter

In 1894, a publisher held a writing competition to obtain the best manuscript that would inspire a child’s Christian faith. Florence Kingsley submitted her manuscript for Titus: A Comrade of the Cross and won the $1,000 award. In six weeks, 200,000 copies had been printed to meet demand. The story is about a young boy …

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Lonely Lily: a vintage children’s book by Mary L. Code

Lonely Lily or The Shepherd’s Call, a tiny thin book published in the U.K. in 1893, gently tells a sweet but powerful story of faith.  It is written for children, but nevertheless fascinated me with its suspenseful telling of the inner journey of hearts, from despair to comfort. I am struck by how much more serious …

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Fall Book Sale in Calgary – November 2nd to 4th, 2017

Specializing in used children’s books, a big selection of quality books, including children’s books, classics, Christmas and Christian books, are available at this sale! Prices start at ONLY $2 PER BOOK Last fall, I happened upon this sale sponsored by Used Book Treasures, and loved it. I bought 3 gems, including two unique Christmas books written …

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One more day of this Calgary Book Sale!

A big selection of quality books, including children’s books, classics, Christmas and Christian books, are available for one more day of this sale! I just discovered this sale, sponsored by Used Book Treasures, and bought 3 gems, including two unique Christmas books written by classic authors, for only $3 each. You can browse through the …

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Book Review of The Pleasure of His Company by Dutch Sheets

“Pleasure is not only determined by the things we do, but by the company we keep.” Some say that Almighty God wants us to have a close relationship with him, and enjoys spending time with us. One part of this idea naturally appeals to me, but another part resists it. It seems a little too …

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Book review of The Bible Animal Storybook by Mack Thomas

I have just read one of the best children’s books ever, that teaches the simple truths of the Bible. Here are 17 lyrical stories—from the point of view of the ANIMALS—with large, bright, happy artwork. Silliness and rhymes pop in and out of the humorous tales like little gophers.  These tales can be enjoyed by …

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