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The Little Lamb (Rare Collector's Series)

3.87  ·  Rating Details  ·  52 Ratings  ·  9 Reviews
A family torn asunder by war, an invalid mother, a missing child, and a lost lamb all have one common theme—the innocent sometimes suffer. But in Von Schmid’s unique approach to life and its mysteries, he teaches us all how suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope, and hope removes all shame. As the main characters move fr ...more
Hardcover, 144 pages
Published January 28th 2006 by Lamplighter Publishing (first published January 1st 1876)
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Hailey White
May 30, 2016 Hailey White rated it really liked it
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A very special story, yet a bit repetitive in message, unlike most others Mark Hamby publishes. I was particularly dream to the letter of the abandoned son from his adoptive father, which is exactly what I would like for my children to hear from me when they go out into the world.
Karen
Jun 08, 2015 Karen marked it as to-read
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We gave this book to Ellie for Easter. Daddy is going to read this to her before bedtime.

Dad and Ellie have been taking a break from reading this book. Will start the book over during the summer and read with Jacob also..6/4/15
Paula
Aug 19, 2012 Paula rated it really liked it
There are actually two stories within this one book. The first, The Little Lamb, is a wonderful story that teaches the importance of following God's laws even in the smallest of things. For even the smallest obedience or act can lead to the greatest rewards. And how every action, no matter how small, can have a great effect on others or even your own life.

The second story, much shorter, is The Redbreast. Through the honesty of a little boy, rewards are brought upon him and his grandfather.

Both
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Patrick
Mar 02, 2014 Patrick rated it liked it
A good if a bit "preachy" story about the providence of God. Recommended.
JQ
Dec 18, 2014 JQ rated it liked it
It was a cute little book. Just rip out the last pages of the book when the preacher starts preaching, I'm sure you'll have the book figured out by then. There is a wonderful letter that the adopted father wrote to his son.
Laura Verret
Aug 17, 2009 Laura Verret rated it really liked it
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This story is very sweet and wholesome for younger readers, but is too disjointed and coincidental to be considered well-written. With that said, the morals are excellent, and the lessons are infinite.
Libby Sellers
A very sweet old fashioned book that upholds love for God, honesty, industriousness and unselfishness.
Lacey
Feb 10, 2009 Lacey rated it liked it
This was a sweet book that taught about having faith and being rewarded.
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Nov 22, 2011 Rebecca Trelc rated it really liked it
it was sad but still a great book
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Christoph von Schmid was a writer of children's stories, educator, and Roman Catholic priest. His stories were very popular and translated into many languages. His best-known work in the English-speaking world is The Basket of Flowers (Das Blumenkörbchen).
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