The Tallest of Smalls

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Thomas Nelson Inc, Nov 2, 2009 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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An encouraging message for children: When you feel like you’re the smallest of smalls, Jesus’ love can make you feel like the tallest of talls.

A delightful rhyming story about the Too-Smalls who live in the Stiltsville. Every evening a six, the Too-Smalls meet in the square where they hope they’ll be picked to receive stilts to strut about above the stilt-less masses below. They come to see if they matter—if they’re awesome, if they’re pretty, if they’re clever, or funny. Ollie, the smallest of too-smalls, pleas to be picked. He wants to be like the high-ups of Stiltsville who are proud of their stilts, the ultimate status. But once he gets stilts, oh how it hurts when he stumbles and tumbles and loses his stilts.  That is . . .  until he meets Jesus who chose low over high telling him, "Keep your feet on the ground. You matter already.” 

This book for kids coordinates with Max's trade book, Fearless, releasing in September 2009.


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User Review  - BellaMariposa - LibraryThing

Have you ever had "one of those days"? This can range from thoughts of total worthlessness to being just out of sorts but whatever the cause or severity, sometimes we just feel unloved. Remember the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Climbing-books - LibraryThing

"The Tallest of Smalls" is a religious book that conveys a lesson on self-importance and self-esteem. The main focus of the story is how the opinions of others and whether or not they accept us isn't ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

More than 120 million readers have been inspired by the words of Max Lucado. He lives with his wife, Denalyn, and their mischievous mutt, Andy, in San Antonio, Texas, where he serves the people of Oak Hills Church.

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