Teach your children the true meaning of Easter with this beautifully illustrated story, The Legend of the Easter Egg. Featuring the same characters and setting from Legend of the Candy Cane, this story explains the meaning behind the Easter egg in a simple way that children can understand. When Thomas' sister Lucy becomes ill, he is sent away to stay with the Sonneman's at their candy store. No amount of candy makes Thomas feel better, but he prays for his sister's recovery. When Mary Sonneman finally explains the meaning of Easter, Thomas realizes the hope he has, and what he can do for his sister.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 32 Vendor: Zondervan Publication Date: 2011 Dimensions: 9 X 10.75 (inches)
ISBN: 0310722713 ISBN-13: 9780310722717 Availability: In Stock Ages: 4-7
Featuring the beloved setting and characters from the best-selling Legend of the Candy Cane, this moving story about Thomas and Lucy takes us deeper into the mystery of Christianity. When his older sister Lucy falls sick, Thomas goes to stay with John and Mary Sonneman at their candy store. But all the candy he could desire does not cure Thomas's aching heart. Only when Mary Sonneman shares with him the story of Easter does he understand the hope he has -- and what he can do for his sister.
Lori Walburg is a freelance editor, a writer for the NIrV Kid's Devotional Bible, and the author of The Legend of the Easter Egg. She lives with her family in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
James Bernardin graduated from the Art Center College of Designing Pasadena, California, and was awarded a Certificate of Merit from the Society of Illustrators. In addition to the best-selling The Legend of the Candy Cane, other books he has illustrated include The Legend of the Easter Egg. He lives with his family in Washington state.