Three trees on a mountain dream of what they wanted to become when they grew up. One wants to be a treasure chest, another an ocean-going boat, and the third a signpost to God. Their wishes come true in a way they never expected. Children will be deeply touched as they understand, perhaps for the first time, the significance of Christ's life and his atoning sacrifice on the cross. This 25th anniversary edition is the perfect gift for any age, packaged in beautiful printed caseside and dust jacket with gold foil.
"Once upon a mountaintop, three little trees stood and dreamed of what they wanted to become when they grew up …" So begins this enchanting American folktale. Angela Elwell Hunts ingenuous retelling of this timeless story, with illustrations by Tim Jonke has delighted readers of all ages for twenty-five years.
I never dreamed God would use Trees in this way ... All across the world, the Spirit of God is still touching the hearts of men, women, and children with this simple book. I am grateful, but to Him be the glory and honor and praise.
Christy-Award winner Angela Hunt is the best-selling author of The Tale of Three Trees, The Note, and The Nativity Story. She has written over one hundred books in fiction and nonfiction, for children and adults. She and her husband make their home in Florida.