Higgs – Parable of the lily

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Higgs

Personal Author:
Higgs, Liz Curtis.
Title:
The parable of the lily / by Liz Curtis Higgs ; illustrated by Nancy Munger.
Publication info:
Nashville : Thomas Nelson Books, c1997.
Physical description:
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 21 cm.
Summary:
Maggie, the farmer’s young daughter, loves getting gifts, especially mysterious ones. One wintry day, she receives a package in the mail. She excitedly opens the package to find a bulb buried in a crate of dirt. This was not what Maggie expected. She had hoped for a doll or a game, not a bulb that would one day become a plant. When spring comes, she finds the bulb in the cellar and tosses the lifeless thing into the garden, never to think of it again . . . until she walks outside on Easter morning and finds the most beautiful lily she has ever seen. Through the unique gift of a bulb, Maggie discovers the true meaning of Easter in this lesson for children about grace, forgiveness, and God’s greatest Gift to us.
Subject term:
Parables–Juvenile fiction.
Subject term:
Lilies–Juvenile fiction.
Added Entry-Personal Name:
Munger, Nancy.
ISBN:
0785272313
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