The Other Wise Man

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Ideals Publications, Sep 1, 2007 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
2 Reviews

This title is suitable for ages 4 to 8 years. Henry Van Dyke wrote " The Other Wise Man" in 1896, and since that time, this enduring classic has woven its mystical appeal for countless children and adults. Here Pamela Kennedy retells the story for the young reader, making it easy to understand, while retaining the magic of Van Dyke`s words. Robert Barrett`s rich oil paintings create a tapestry of colour that adds to the mystery of the ancient world.

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User Review  - Jennifer - Christianbook.com

We used this book for a homeschool book club with the older children reading Van Dyke's version. Great illustrations and great lessons that tie in scripturally. The parents enjoyed the lessons as well, if not MORE. Read full review

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User Review  - Michelle Rex - Christianbook.com

I like to have as many books as possible dealing with the real meaning of Christmas.I should have had this when my children(10 & 9) were younger. Read full review

About the author (2007)

Henry van Dyke was an American religious writer, lecturer, and clergyman. Educated at the Theological Seminary at Princeton University, van Dyke returned to the school after his graduation as a Professor of English Literature and became an elected member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. In 1913 he was appointed by President Woodrow Wilson, his former classmate, as the ambassador to the Netherlands and Luxembourg, a job that he maintained throughout the First World War. His most famous short stories include "The Story of the Other Wise Man" and "The First Christmas Tree," which, like many of his other works, centered around moral and religious themes. After a lifetime of public service and religious leadership, Henry van Dyke died in 1933 at the age of 80.

Pamela Kennedy has written gentle animal stories that children of all ages will love. Humorous and colourful illustrations by Amy Wummer complete this book and children and their parents will learn about God's love for all his creatures.

In addition to being an accomplished painter, muralist, and In addition to being an accomplished painter, muralist, and illustrator, Robert Barrett is also a professor in the Deparillustrator, Robert Barrett is also a professor in the Department of Visual Arts at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utment of Visual Arts at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. tah.

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