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The Merchant and the Thief: A Folktale from India

The Merchant and the Thief: A Folktale from India

In this adaptation of an Indian folktale, a thief travels with a wealthy jewel merchant and tries and fails several times to uncover and steal his treasures, but in return the merchant offers the thief God's forgiveness and a life in Jesus Christ.

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ISBN 9780310716365
Barcode 9780310716365
Published 20 March 2012 by Zondervan
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Zacharias, Ravi
Illustrated by Fournier, Laure
Availability Internationally sourced (on backorder); allow 4-8 weeks

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ISBN-13 9780310716365
ISBN-10 0310716365
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced (on backorder); allow 4-8 weeks
Publisher Zondervan
Imprint ZonderKidz
Publication Date 20 March 2012
Publication Country United States United States
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Zacharias, Ravi
Illustrated by Fournier, Laure
Category Fairy Tales, Fables & Traditional Stories
Personal Family, Relationship & Social Issues
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions Width: 226mm
Height: 286mm
Spine: 10mm
Weight 435g
Interest Age 4-7 years
Reading Age 4-7 years
Library of Congress Christian life, India, Robbers and outlaws
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code FIC
Catalogue Code 244811

Description of this Book

The Merchant and the Thief emphasizes the importance of seeking God above all else. Based on an old Indian folk tale, this is the story of a thief who accompanies a wealthy jewel merchant on a journey, hoping to steal his treasure. See what important lesson the thief learns from the merchant. Family Reading

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review 'Fournier's illustrations, inspired by her work in bronze sculpture, depict the landscape, architecture, and clothing of India with lush earth tones kissed by gentle highlights of yellow and blue.'Punlishers Weekly Review -- Publishers Weekly Review <br><br>

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Author's Bio

RAVI ZACHARIAS is a speaker and an author of over 25 books. He is founder and president of Ravi Zacharias International Ministries (www.rzim.org), headquartered in Atlanta with over a dozen offices worldwide. He has received many honors in recognition of his writings and global impact. He and his wife, Margie, have been married for almost 50 years and have three grown children. They reside in Atlanta. Laure Fournier was born in Antibes, France. She studied at the Emile Cohl School of Art in Lyon, France, and later continued her studies at Swindon College in England. Since graduating, Laure has worked as a children's illustrator. She regularly travels to Africa to create bronze sculptures, which are the inspiration for her illustrations. She now lives in the south of France and works in the little village of Sauve.

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