Beatitales: 80 Fables about the Beatitudes for Children combines the potent moral teachings of beloved scripture with the power and enjoyment of storytelling. Jared Dees brings to this work a teacher’s knowledge and faithfulness colored with a father’s sensibility and wisdom to create a resource that will be treasured by families and classrooms for years to come. An instant classic!Lisa M. Hendey, author of I Am God’s Storyteller
Help children understand the meaning of each of the Beatitudes through the power of story. The eighty fables and parables in this short story collection for kids will give young people a greater appreciation for the ways they can live out the teachings of Jesus from the Bible.
Children will encounter stories told in the classic tradition of Aesop’s fables with knights, kings, bears, birds, dogs, wolves, ants, worms, trees, flowers, pencils, household appliances, and more. The collection also features modern day parables with both children and adults living out the Beatitudes.
Parents can read stories to their children before bed or give their kids the chance to experience the stories themselves in their private reading time. Likewise, religious educators can share them with their students to help guide them in their faith formation.
Popular author, keynote speaker, and founder of The Religion Teacher, Jared Dees, makes his debut in children’s fiction with these delightful and inspiring tales that kids and adults alike will cherish and enjoy.
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