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The Story of the Other Wise Man (edition 2012)

by Henry Van Dyke

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Title:The Story of the Other Wise Man
Authors:Henry Van Dyke
Info:CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (2012), Paperback, 38 pages
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This title is suitable for ages 4 to 8 years. Henry Van Dyke wrote "The Other Wise Man" in 1896, and since that time, this enduring classic has woven its mystical appeal for countless children and adults. Here Pamela Kennedy retells the story for the young reader, making it easy to understand, while retaining the magic of Van Dyke's words. Robert Barrett's rich oil paintings create a tapestry of colour that adds to the mystery of the ancient world.
  wichitafriendsschool | Mar 25, 2016 |
I read this short book/story for a challenge "a book set during Christmas." But it turned out to have a deeper and really nice message :) ( )
  TerriS | Jan 17, 2016 |
Poetically written parable of the other wise man who missed out on travelling with the wise men of scripture. Really nice ( )
  cbinstead | Dec 22, 2015 |
Can't say enough about this book. It is the truth about living a good, meaningful life. ( )
  mhatchett | Nov 15, 2015 |
An all time favourite. A short read, great for Christmas.
  Avalon59 | Jul 27, 2015 |
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Who seeks for heaven alone to save his soul
May keep the path, but will not reach the goal;
While he who walks in love may wander far,
Yet God will bring him where the blessed are.
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In the days when Augustus Caesar was master of many kings and Herod reigned in Jerusalem, there lived in the city of Ecbatana, among the mountains of Persia, a certain man named Artaban, the Median.
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A cherished tale of the power of love.

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Because he is helping others, a fourth Wise Man delays journeying with the other Magi to see the newborn Jesus, but thirty-three years later he has an unusual opportunity to meet his Savior.

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