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Unwrapping the Greatest Gift is a book like no other - it's your own larger-than-life Advent Calendar, opening up to 25 wondrous stories that tell the family tree of Jesus, from Creation to His Coming.
Each day's story has its very own ornament, one for each day of Advent - all unwrapping a bit more of a story that's far better than the greatest fairy tale you've ever read - because this story is all true. So come Christmas day - your kids, and your Christmas tree with all 25 ornaments, will be telling the full love story of Jesus’ coming, right from the very beginning!
What better gift to give the whole family this Christmas than the wonder of the full love story of Jesus? Full colour, vibrant 2 page spreads; romping, shimmering words; for every kid from ages 4- 94.
Number of Pages: 160
Vendor: Tyndale House
Publication Date: 2014
|Dimensions: 10.00 X 10.00 X 0.50 (inches)|
The Greatest Gift DVD: Unwrapping the Full Love Story of ChristmasAnn VoskampTyndale House / 2014 / DVD$15.49 Retail:3.5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews Video
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Not a Silent Night DVD: Mary Looks Back to BethlehemAdam HamiltonAbingdon Press / 2014 / Other$29.99 Retail:4 Stars Out Of 5 5 Reviews
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Based on the overwhelming success of The Greatest Gift, Ann Voskamp has expanded her presentation of the timeless Advent tradition of the Jesse Tree so families can celebrate together. Each day, families can read the provided Scripture passage (in connection with the original book), engage with a specially written devotion to help children of all ages understand the Advent theme for the day, and participate in suggested activities to apply the theme.
This special edition is beautifully illustrated. It can serve as a precious guide to help recapture the sacredness of the Advent season and to help the entire family understand and celebrate the epic pageantry of humankind from Adam to the Messiah.
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Ann Voskamp, bestselling author of One Thousand Gifts and A Holy Experience blog, is a writer with DaySpring, a contributing editor to Laity Lodge's The High Calling, and a global advocate for the poor, traveling several times a year for Compassion International. With a background in psychology and education from York University and the University of Waterloo, Ann and her husband are farmers in the Mennonite countryside of Ontario, raising a half dozen kids, crops of corn, and the roof of praise. She writes about the everyday wonder on her blog.
BrenAge: 45-54Gender: female4 Stars Out Of 5No OrnamentsNovember 28, 2017BrenAge: 45-54Gender: femaleQuality: 4Value: 3Meets Expectations: 3I expected usable ornaments or at least patterns. What I was able to download were just pictures of ornaments and not very good pictures. For a little more at bookstores this book comes with a box of ornaments. The book itself is lovely, I just feel it was misleading advertisement.
sangtexasAge: 35-44Gender: Female3 Stars Out Of 5Pretty book but the stories drag way more than they shouldDecember 31, 2016sangtexasAge: 35-44Gender: FemaleQuality: 5Value: 3Meets Expectations: 3I bought this for my 10 and 7 year old. We read the Bible every night, so most of these stories were not new to them. We liked how every story (Adam and Eve, Abraham, David...) all point to Jesus. The pictures were also very beautiful. First was a page with excerpts from the Bible, followed by a 2-3 pages expanding on the story. The style was similar to "The Jesus Storybook Bible" by Sally Lloyd-Jones except longer and way more mushy than it needed to be.
ml5 Stars Out Of 5BeautifulDecember 22, 2016mlQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Everyone I gave this book to loved it! (and I gave 3 this year!) It is great for reading to your kids and getting to the real meaning of Christmas. It is even good for adults to read and learn more.
homeschoolkidsrock5 Stars Out Of 5Greatest GiftJanuary 2, 2016homeschoolkidsrockQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5This was our first year celebrating Christmas with the Jesse tree and this book made it so much better. Thank you for such an amazing resource.
lancaster2peabody5 Stars Out Of 5thoroughly enjoy this!!December 18, 2015lancaster2peabodyQuality: 0Value: 0Meets Expectations: 0i was concerned this would be too little kiddish for my 9 & 11 yr olds but it has been fabulous! this is our first "Jesse Tree" advent and we have all learned and enjoyed this read!! a great way to start our day!