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The Legend of the Easter Egg (edition 2011)

by Lori Walburg (Author), James Bernardin (Illustrator)

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Title:The Legend of the Easter Egg
Authors:Lori Walburg (Author)
Other authors:James Bernardin (Illustrator)
Info:Zondervan (2011), Edition: Reprint, 32 pages
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A good story for Easter with a strong brother sister story of love.
  JudesThree | Mar 27, 2013 |
Featuring the beloved setting and characters fron the bestselling Legend of the Candy Cane, this moving story about Thomas and Lucy takes us deeper into the mystery of Christianity. When his older sister Lucy falls sick. Thomas goes to stay with John and Mary Sonneman at their candy store. But all the candy he could desire doew not sure Thomas's aching heart. Only when Mary Sonneman shares with him the story of Easter does he understand the hope he has -- and what he can do for his sister.
  DioceseofOttawa | Jan 4, 2012 |
In my opinion, a rather convulated story about how Easter eggs came to be - but maybe this true and I just never heard it. Either way, my son enjoys the story. ( )
  paroof | Feb 16, 2007 |
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One April morning Thomas and his sister Lucy are gathering eggs from the hens and discussing Easter. But Lucy falls ill with scarlet fever before she gets a chance to tell him about Easter eggs. Thomas is sent to the local candy shop merchants, John and Mary, while his sister is quarantined. One day, when Thomas is lonely and frightened about Lucy, Mary gives him a chocolate Easter egg and tells him the story of Jesus's resurrection.

"But why do we have Easter eggs?" Thomas asked.

Mary explained. "Just as a chick breaks out of an egg, so had Jesus broken free of the tomb of death. Easter eggs remind us that Jesus conquered death and gives us eternal life."

Written by the author/illustrator team of Lori Walburg and James Bernardin, and featuring the same setting and characters from their bestselling The Legend of the Candy Cane, this story reveals the significance of Easter, which lies far beyond the wholesale gobbling of chocolate eggs and jelly beans. (Ages 6 to 9) --Emilie Coulter

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While preparing for Easter in his small prairie town, Thomas hears the story of the resurrection of Jesus and discovers the meaning of new life through the symbolism of the Easter egg. Includes an information page about the traditions and symbols of Lent and Easter.… (more)

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