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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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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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