The Legend of the Christmas Stocking: An Inspirational Story of a Wish Come True by Rick OsborneThe Legend of the Christmas Stocking: An Inspirational Story of a Wish Come True by Rick Osborne

The Legend of the Christmas Stocking: An Inspirational Story of a Wish Come True

byRick OsborneIllustratorJim Griffin

Hardcover | September 16, 2004

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This wonderful Christmas tale, set in the late 1800s, shares the touching story of a young boy named Peter. He sells newspapers to help his family while his father is away at sea, and he's been saving a bit of his earnings to buy a model schooner in the woodworker's shop. But after Uncle Jim, the woodworker, tells him the story of St. Nicholas, Peter discovers the meaning behind the hanging and filling of Christmas stockings and learns a heartfelt lesson in kindness and generosity. Filled with the rich, realistic illustrations of Jim Griffin, children ages 4 to 8 will discover the depth of God's love shown through others as they learn the Christian meaning revealed in The Legend of the Christmas Stocking. Through imaginative and innovative products, Zonderkidz is feeding young souls.

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-...
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Title:The Legend of the Christmas Stocking: An Inspirational Story of a Wish Come TrueFormat:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 9.25 × 11.13 × 0.38 inPublished:September 16, 2004Publisher:ZonderkidzLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0310708982

ISBN - 13:9780310708988

Appropriate for ages: 4 - 8

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Beautiful Book This book has both a lovely story and beautiful pictures. The story inspires the reader to remember that blessings come from giving. I enjoyed this book very much. 
Date published: 2013-12-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful Christmas Story This is such a sweet, classic book with a wonderful lesson weaved throughout it. It blends fiction and history together seemlessly and provides children with a better understanding of what Christmas really means. Highly recommended!!
Date published: 2005-10-11