The Legend of the Christmas Stocking: An Inspirational Story of a Wish Come True

The Legend of the Christmas Stocking An Inspirational Story of a Wish Come True This wonderful Christmas tale set in the late s shares the touching story of a young boy named Peter He sells newspapers to help his family while his father is away at sea and he s been saving

  • Title: The Legend of the Christmas Stocking: An Inspirational Story of a Wish Come True
  • Author: Rick Osborne
  • ISBN: 9780310708988
  • Page: 210
  • Format: Hardcover
  • This wonderful Christmas tale, set in the late 1800s, shares the touching story of a young boy named Peter He sells newspapers to help his family while his father is away at sea, and he s been saving a bit of his earnings to buy a model schooner in the woodworker s shop But after Uncle Jim, the woodworker, tells him the story of St Nicholas, Peter discovers the meaningThis wonderful Christmas tale, set in the late 1800s, shares the touching story of a young boy named Peter He sells newspapers to help his family while his father is away at sea, and he s been saving a bit of his earnings to buy a model schooner in the woodworker s shop But after Uncle Jim, the woodworker, tells him the story of St Nicholas, Peter discovers the meaning behind the hanging and filling of Christmas stockings and learns a heartfelt lesson in kindness and generosity Filled with the rich, realistic illustrations of Jim Griffin, children ages 4 to 8 will discover the depth of God s love shown through others as they learn the Christian meaning revealed in The Legend of the Christmas Stocking Through imaginative and innovative products, Zonderkidz is feeding young souls.

    One thought on “The Legend of the Christmas Stocking: An Inspirational Story of a Wish Come True”

    1.  What a wonderful, happy story. :) Reading about Jesus and CHRISTmastime is never out of season. Be sure to add this one to your list. ENJOY! :D 

    2. One of my favorite Christmas stories. This story tells the legend of how the filling of the stocking came to be a symbol of Christmas. Peter's father is at sea and no one knows when he is expected back. Peter has been selling newspapers to save money to buy a model ship. After he learns the story of Nicholas, a generous man who shared his fortune with others, Peter begins to realize the importance of faith and family. His generosity blesses his mother and sisters, even as a Christmas surprise aw [...]

    3. This book made me cry. I loved the boys tender heart and his willingness to give up his own dream so his sisters and mother could have Christmas.In the story, a legend is shared as to why we use stockings to give gifts at Christmas. The girls learned this legend in history a couple of years ago. It was fun to see that they remembered it.

    4. A story about generosity and the symbol of the Christmas stocking. I thought it was a wonderful story even if O wasn't so excited about it.

    5. This story is pretty cute. It's not my favorite Christmas book but it has a good message and does a good job of incorporating the legend of the Christmas stocking into the story.

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