But punchinello can't join since he is made of willow. No one wants to be a willow. And punchinello is the only willow in Wemmicksville. Everyone looks down on him, even his friend Lucia. Punchinello learns a valuable lesson when Eli the woodcarver helps him see that he is special because the Maker made him–the Maker even chose his wood.
Best of All 4 Max Lucado's Wemmicks 4 #ad - When it comes to Wemmicks, she's the best, " they say.
If Only I Had a Green NoseCrossway #ad - Now more than ever, punchinello needs to hear his maker say, "I'll always help you be who I made you to be. Just like punchinello, we all want to fit in. A green nose. It would only make him greener--and make him look just like all the other Wemmicks! Why would he want that when he knows Eli made each of them different for a reason?But when Punchinello stops visiting Eli regularly, a painted nose somehow doesn't seem as foolish anymore.
But at times that may mean we either have to look and act like others--or risk being rejected. Punchinello's hard-earned lesson shows us how important it is to be who we were created to be, and why that matters. So let this wonderful tale help you remember two things: that you were made unique for a reason, and that there is one who will always help you be you--wonderfully you.
If Only I Had a Green Nose #ad - It wouldn't make him faster, stronger, or even smarter. To be accepted by the crowd. How silly, thought Punchinello.
You Are Mine Max Lucado's WemmicksCrossway Books #ad - In the sequel to you are special!, punchinello of Wemmicksville learns that God's children are loved because of who they are, not because of what they possess.
Punchinello and the Most Marvelous Gift 5 Max Lucado's Wemmicks 5Crossway #ad - What can punchinello do?when all of wemmicksville gathers for the unveiling of the cake and the bouquet and Lucia's solo, the bouquet, Punchinello accidentally destroys the cake, and the Marvellaphony-organoni! What could have been a disaster results in the marvelous gift, and the people of Wemmicksville realize that Maker-Day is not about a cake or a bouquet-it's all about Eli.
With the maker-day festival fast approaching, Punchinello wants to do something really big for Eli, the woodcarver. Lucia knows her vocal solo will make the day, and Dr. But everyone else he meets in Wemmicksville is also trying to make the best contribution to the festival. Hans believes that his seven-layer chocolate cherry truffle cake with double butter-cream frosting will be the best part, but Violet is sure her bountiful bouquet will come out on top.
Punchinello and the Most Marvelous Gift 5 Max Lucado's Wemmicks 5 #ad - Marvel is eager to show off his magnificent Marvellaphony-organoni.
Your Special Gift 6 Max Lucado's Wemmicks 6Crossway #ad - Unfortunately, nothing they do seems to work. Punchinello opens his gift to find a hammer; Lucia receives a paintbrush and set of paints; and Hans, the baker, gets a spoon. Only when they realize that Eli gave them each a special gift are they able to use those gifts to make a difference. This story will show kids how God has given them a special gift they can use to serve Him.
Nobody knows who sent the gifts, but each Wemmick receives the perfect gift: Punchinello likes to build, Lucia loves to paint, and Hans enjoys cooking. When a family of wemmicks needs help to reach Eli the woodcarver, Punchinello and his friends try to come to their aid. One morning the people of Wemmicksville wake up to discover that they've all received gifts.
Because I Love YouCrossway #ad - Something that makes him wonder about Shaddai's love. And with his own hands Shaddai built a protective wall around their village, rock by rock. He did all of this for just one reason―because he loved them. One day paladin, the village's most curious child, discovers something troubling about the wall. A long time ago a wise man named Shaddai built a wonderful village for children to live in.
Now your children can know it too through this captivating tale, which was first published in the award-winning children's bestseller Tell Me the Story. Let this timeless story of a curious boy's choice and a caring man's sacrificial response help you make the infinite love of their Heavenly Father as real to your kids as your own love.
Because I Love You #ad - And when he does, he will come to understand just how deeply he is loved. And so will you. Everything god does for your children, He does because of love. He talked to them and sang for them and told them stories. He even gives warnings and sets boundaries―for no other reason than love. As an adult you already know this.
He gave them everything they needed. He listens to their prayers.
You Are Special 1 Max Lucado's Wemmicks 1Crossway #ad - Punchinello, covered in gray dots, begins to feel worthless. Each day the residents award stickers―gold stars for the talented, smart, and attractive Wemmicks, and gray dots for those who make mistakes or are just plain ordinary. In the town of Wemmickville there lives a Wemmick named Punchinello. Parents and children alike will enjoy this touching portrayal of an eternal truth.
This bestseller has sold millions of copies and is now available as a special paperback gift edition and includes captivating illustrations by Sergio Martinez. Then one day he visits eli the woodcarver, his creator, and he learns that his worth comes from a different source. Max lucado’s beautiful story reminds us that we are special to God just the way we are.
The Oak Inside the AcornThomas Nelson 1400306019 #ad - Soon little Acorn grew into Little Oak. The oak inside the Acorn is the story of the miracle inside each of us. It was hard for little Acorn to believe he would ever be a big, strong oak tree. But now what was he to do? He couldn't grow oranges like the orange tree or flowers like the rose bush. Thomas Nelson.
For within every child is the special person God created, just waiting to grow. Then one day big oak found that his strong branches were just right for a very special purpose. He just grew and grew until he became Big Oak, and his branches were big and strong-but still he didn't know what he was to do.
The Boy and the OceanCrossway #ad - Thomas Nelson. Just how wide, his parents, how deep, and how big is the love of God really?See for yourself in this heart-warming story about a boy, and the wonder of creation. From the vast reaches of the ocean to the towering heights of the mountains, Max Lucado takes us on a journey of discovery and thanksgiving as he shows us how creation expresses the unmatched love of the Creator.
Filled with beautiful illustrations, this charming tale teaches about the God whose love never ends and will remain a favorite among families for years to come.
The Oak Inside the AcornThomas Nelson #ad - Tommy Nelson. Thomas Nelson. It was hard for little Acorn to believe he would ever be a big, strong oak tree. Soon little Acorn grew into Little Oak. Then one day big oak found that his strong branches were just right for a very special purpose. But now what was he to do? He couldn't grow oranges like the orange tree or flowers like the rose bush.
The oak inside the Acorn is the story of the miracle inside each of us. He just grew and grew until he became Big Oak, and his branches were big and strong-but still he didn't know what he was to do. For within every child is the special person God created, just waiting to grow.
The Children of the King RedesignCrossway #ad - Tommy Nelson. But telling them once won't make it sink in. One of the greatest gifts parents can give their children is the assurance that mom and dad love them just as they are, apart from anything that they do. Thomas Nelson. Kids need to be reminded of that foundational fact over and over, until the truth takes root deep within their hearts.
In the same way, extremely smart, children need to hear again and again that their heavenly Father loves them and wants to spend time with them―even if they're not wonderfully talented, or exceptionally popular. That message of god's unconditional acceptance and deep desire to enjoy a friendship with his children is at the heart of this book.
The Children of the King Redesign #ad - Originally published by crossway in 1994, The Children of the King has now been redesigned to enchant a whole new generation of children. Combining the warm narrative of best-selling author max Lucado and the engaging illustrations of award-winning artist Sergio Martinez, The Children of the King will give parents and grandparents fresh opportunities to remind children of God’s never-changing affection for them.
That truth―the assurance of God's delight in them―is a blessing that has eternal impact for all children of the King everywhere.