Twenty-nine key biblical heroes--and bad guys--shown in the midst of action-packed scenarios teach boys how they can grow smarter, stronger, deeper, and cooler just like Jesus did in Luke 2:52. Humorous illustrations showing lots of muscles and cool equipment draw attention to interesting features and significant characteristics of real men and women who lived in biblical times. As part of the new 2:52 Soul Gear series for boys, this book uses exciting, energy-filled stories to help boys develop into young men of God. Recommended for ages 8 to 12.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 128 Vendor: ZonderKidz Publication Date: 2002 Dimensions: 8.5 X 6.25 (inches) ISBN: 0310703220
Courage, faith, greed, and betrayal; Get to know some real-life heroes---and their enemies: Comic book heroes and villains can be fun. But the true heroes and bad guys in this book are even more thrilling. See real battles of good against evil as the Bible's strong, faithful heroes clash with its nasty villains. It's action and adventure straight from the Bible! Part of the 252 collection---based on Luke 2:52---Bible Heroes and Bad Guys will make your heart pound and help you become smarter, stronger, deeper, and cooler.
Growing up, Rick Osborne really liked Superman. Superman did what was right, he did cool things that other people couldn't do, and he never quit. The Bible is full of great Superman-type stories where God helps good guys battle evil guys with his awesome supernatural help. By telling these stories, Rick loves to help boys see the real-life superhero that God wants each of them to be. Rick lives with his family up north in Canada, closer to where Superman built his fortress.
Marnie Wooding has written over a dozen books and is pleased to be a Zonderkidz author. She is a screenwriter and story editor for both film and television, and is currently a founding partner in a motion picture development company. She lives with her family in the beautiful coastal foothills of Vancouver, Canada.
Ed Strauss lives in British Columbia, Canada, with his wife and three tween-aged children. Ed is a freelance writer with a passion for Biblical apologetics and fantasy fiction. Apart from writing, Ed enjoys biking and exploring nature.
Jack Snider survived his youth despite growing up in a tiny house with five brothers. Inspired by comics, cartoons, and plain old boredom, he developed an obsession with drawing that he has never outgrown. After graduating from Kendall College of Art and Design, he worked for ten years designing cartoon art for kid's clothes. He currently earns his living as a freelance illustrator and lives with his wife, son, and a ridiculous number of pets in Michigan.
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