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Golly's Folly: The Prince Who Wanted It All

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Inspired by the book of Ecclesiastes, Golly’s Folly: The Prince Who Wanted It All is a thrilling and adventurous story that dispels the notion that things of this world can satisfy.

The vibrant illustrations will carry your child along on Golly’s rollercoaster attempt to fulfill his desires with stuff. Share this much needed story about what truly matters, perfect for read
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Published October 18th 2016 by Patrol Books (first published October 2016)
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Mark Jr.
Nov 04, 2016 rated it it was amazing
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Golly’s Folly is the work of two brothers and the wife of one of those brothers. It is an artful take on several biblical themes, coupled with richly colorful and imaginative illustrations.

Golly is the son of King Zhor, and because he envies his father’s glory he asks for his father’s crown. This is the prodigal son demanding his inheritance, the fool who thinks a crown brings glory instead of symbolizing it.

And at first it seems Golly’s Folly will take a standard route “modernizing” Jesus’ para
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Cho Yim
Nov 14, 2017 rated it it was amazing
An excellent children's book.
Seems like a mixture of the prodigal son and Ecclesiastes.
Didn't directly mention God (at least to my recollection), but definitely plays off biblical themes.
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