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Kids often hear Sunday school lessons about Noah, Abraham, Moses, David, and Jesus. But what about Ehud, Deborah, Jonathan, and some of the other lesser-known but equally colorful heroes of the Bible? Popular children's author and illustrator Sandy Silverthorne uses hilarious drawings and modern-day settings to introduce kids to some of the everyday people God has used in ...more
Paperback, 138 pages
Published January 1st 2012 by Harvest House Publishers
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Vera Godley
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Years ago, our pastor who loved the children in the church, said that he wanted the kids to have super heroes from the Bible and not heroes from the movies, comic books, or TV. Sandy Silverthorne obviously has the same idea.

Sunday school lessons about major Bible figures are frequently taught: Noah, Abraham, Moses, David, and of course, Jesus. Lesser-known but important heroes in the Bible also abound: Ehud, Deborah, Jonathan. And Sandy Silverthorne retell
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Popular author and illustrator Sandy Silverthorne writes “tongue-in-cheek” short stories of lesser known Bible characters for youngster’s age’s eight to twelve. He uses imaginative cartoon caricatures and drawings to introduce children to everyday people God used in amazing ways in this Awesome Book of Unusual Bible Heroes for Kids.

Although historically and biblically accurate, accounts are presented with modern-day dialogue, such as “…tell you what…Naw, he’d probably just say no…oh great…” Sto
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I’ve loved drawing all my life but I started doing it as a profession kind of by accident. I grew up in Southern California and went to San Diego State University. During the summers I worked as a tour guide at Universal Studios, what a great job! And I met some really good friends while I was there. I was an actor in Los Angeles for a while doing plays, some TV and a few commercials. I was even o ...more