#bookreview: Simon and the Easter Miracle

Book: Simon and the Easter Miracle: A Traditional Tale for Easter Author: Mary Joslin Illustrator: Anna Luraschi ISBN: 978-0-7459-6058-6 Pages/Price: 32/$14.99 (Lion UK) Category: Picture Book/Childrens/Religious Holiday/Easter About Simon and the Easter Miracle Simon was just an ordinary countryman, coming to Jerusalem to sell his produce. But on that same day a man was being led to his crucifixion, and Simon was swept into the commotion. A traditional folk tale that goes to the very … [Read more...]

#bookreview: The Donkey’s Easter Tale by Adele Colvin

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Book: The Donkey’s Easter Tale Author: Adele Colvin Illustrator: Peyton Carmichael ISBN: 978-1589805934 Pages/Price: 32/$15.95 Category: Children’s/Picture Books/Religious/Holidays/Easter and Lent   About The Donkey’s Easter Tale On the night of the Holy Nativity, Mary gave birth to Jesus in a manger, surrounded by lowly animals and humble shepherds. One such animal, the donkey, was present at the birth and had the honor and blessing to witness the beginning of what she called the … [Read more...]