Four-year-old Ryan and his stuffed monkey Rufus learn about the meaning behind the Easter holiday, not just about the bunnies and the eggs. They celebrate with colored eggs and Easter baskets but learn that Easter is really a day to acknowledge the Resurrection of Jesus, God's son. Recommended for ages 2-5.
The third title in a series of inspirational books for preschoolers. In Rufus and Ryan Celebrate Easter!, four-year-old Ryan and his stuffed monkey, Rufus, learn about the meaning behind the Easter holiday. They celebrate with colored eggs and Easter baskets but learn that Easter is really a day to celebrate the Resurrection of Jesus, God's son. Author Kathleen Bostrom brings a delightfully light touch to the text as she provides an introduction to a holiday that most children experience long before they understand why. And children everywhere will relate to the idea of explaining their surroundings to their favorite companions as they go about their daily activities. Ages 2-5. About Rufus and Ryan: Rufus and Ryan is a series of books for preschoolers, featuring Ryan, an energetic little boy, and his stuffed monkey, Rufus. Basic Christian and church concepts serve as the foundation of the series, with an additional focus on character traits and development. The text is presented from Ryan's perspective as he teaches Rufus about the concepts he is learning himself. Each story is about 150 words, using age-appropriate vocabulary and themes.