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Patricia St. John: The Story Behind the Stories (Trailblazers)

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Patricia St. John's life is a story in itself but she grew up to become one of the world's best-loved Christian writers for children.


After almost being born in the middle of a storm on the Bay of Biscay it was no surprise to see Patricia's life take twists and turns along the way. She had an adventurous spirit so when the bombs fell during the blitz in London there she was
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Paperback, 159 pages
Published March 18th 2008 by CF4kids (first published January 1st 2001)
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Mikayla
Jun 19, 2014 rated it really liked it
This was a good book on Patrica St John and you really get to know where inspiration for her books came from (If you've read them and can pick it up). I only have two complaints, 1. that the author of this went on way to many rabbit trails, she always came back to Patrica but it was annoying to hear the story of EVERYONE she met. 2. She never mentions my favorite books of Patrica, Rainbow Garden, but so far as I know she mentions all the others and I found that disappointing.

Overall, it was a g
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erin ball
Sep 30, 2012 rated it really liked it
Enjoying the Christian biographies published by this group. Easy to read but well written, moving accounts.
Sheila Smith
GREAT STORY ABOUT THE LADY WHO WROTE ALL THESE BOOKS FOR KIDS ANS TEENS THEY SRE GREAT TO REWAD TO PEOPLE WITH LEARNING DIFFICULTIES CHILDREN AND JUST SOMETHING SIMPLE TO CHILL.
Val
Dec 09, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book is definitely for kids, but still interesting. I want to read one of her books now.
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