Teach your children the true meaning of Easter with this beautifully illustrated story, The Legend of the Easter Egg. Featuring the same characters and setting from Legend of the Candy Cane, this story explains the meaning behind the Easter egg in a simple way that children can understand.
When Thomas' sister Lucy becomes ill, he is sent away to stay with the Sonneman's at their candy store. No amount of candy makes Thomas feel better, but he prays for his sister's recovery. When Mary Sonneman finally explains the meaning of Easter, Thomas realizes the hope he has, and what he can do for his sister.
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This is a wonderful addition to your Easter morning. Zonderkidz has published this great book for kids ages 4-7. It is beautifully illustrated with bright colorful pages that will grab your child's attention. The story revolves around a young boy, Thomas, whose sister is very ill. She comes down with scarlet fever and he must stay with friends, John and Mary Sonneman.
They are owners of a candy store. While staying with them he attends church and does activities with the family. On Easter morning, Mary, gives him a chocolate Easter egg and shares the resurrection of Jesus and how the egg is a symbol of new life. This young boy comes to faith and only wants to share with his sister. A sister who he had just gathered eggs with before her illness. Now he understands. He now brings her a beautiful basket of colored eggs. This is a great way to introduce the meaning of Easter with small children.
This book was a gift from Zondervan for it's review.