The Storm That Stopped

A true story about who Jesus really is

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Dramatic retelling of the story of Jesus calming the storm from Mark 4

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Third in the 'Tales that Tell the Truth' series comes The Storm that Stopped!

Based on the account of Jesus calming the storm from Mark chapter 4, this dramatic storybook will teach children about who Jesus really is, as they witness his power over nature.

Stunningly illustrated by Catalina Echeverri, author and illustrator of several bestselling children's books as well as the first two storybooks from the 'Tales that Tell the Truth' series: The Christmas Promise and The One O'Clock Miracle.

Written by Alison Mitchell, author of The Christmas Promise and several of our children's tracts.

This book is perfect for children aged 3-6 years old and makes a beautiful gift.

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Age range: 3 - 6
Author Alison Mitchell, Catalina Echeverri
ISBN 9781910307960
Format Hardback
Dimensions 220mm x 260mm x 10mm
Language English
Pages 32
Publisher The Good Book Company
Commendations

"Jesus had finished teaching the crowd, and now he had something to teach his friends - but they didn’t know it yet...” Alison Mitchell has cleverly retold Mark’s account of Jesus calming the storm, focusing readers on what Jesus had taught his own disciples - he does what only God can do. "The Storm That Stopped" is beautifully illustrated and is a great addition to every child’s must-have list.

Sandy Galea

MBM Children’s Minister, Rooty Hill Anglican, Sydney (www.kidswise.com.au)

It was no surprise to find “The Storm that Stopped” gripped my children. The narrative and the illustrations combine to help my children feel the disciples’ wildly changing emotions through the story. We felt the storm! My children love the visual scales measuring the impact of the storm. I love the final pages which excellently and simply help us understand that this story has a clear purpose in showing us who Jesus Christ is. Thank you!

Ed Drew

Children's Worker, Dundonald Church

"The Storm that Stopped" is a beautiful book. The illustrations are superb and the storytelling is engaging and delightful. I love all the different characters, and the expressions on their faces. The book tells the true story of Jesus stilling the storm. Wonderfully, it starts by setting the context, and explaining the purpose of the story: "Jesus had something to teach his friends". The story is told faithfully and with imagination, climaxing with who Jesus really is. This book is a must for children, parents, grandparents, godparents and Sunday school teachers. And if you're none of these, then still buy it! I love it.

Jane Watkins

Head of Children's Work, Above Bar Church, Southampton

Independent reviews
 

The Storm That Stopped

Catherine Brooks, August 18th 2015

They (The Good Book Co.) aim to make an excellent picture book, and they’ve certainly achieved that. It’s quite long, building up the suspense, so contains page after page of illustrations which really capture a child’s imagination. It begins by explaining the context of the miracle, and as far as I can see it sticks closely to the Bible text. It also comes to a spot-on conclusion at the end: the whole reason Jesus did the miracle.... continue reading

"One of the most creative children's books we've seen"

IDEA Magazine, IDEA Magazine, July 1st 2016

Opening up the beautiful hardback reveals fantastic illustrations and beautiful storytelling. The story of Jesus calming the storm is used to show not only a little about Jesus’ life and how much he cared for his friends, but also that he was, and indeed is, God. … One of the most creative children’s books we’ve seen.... continue reading

"A beautiful, simple and wonderful illustrated hardback book."

Jon Gemmell, The Proclamation Trust, July 16th 2017

When bedtime stories are the highlight of the evening and the words and pictures generate a combination of intrigue, excitement as well as learning then everyone is on to a winner.... continue reading

Customer reviews

“Beautifully written”

This is a captivating re-telling of the story of Jesus calming the storm, taken from Mark Chapter 4. Beautifully illustrated and imaginatively written, it creates a sense of anticipation as the story evolves.It sums up the mood of the disciples in the boat, as the storm escalates and fear rises to panic. It then conveys the sense of amazement as Jesus stills the storm with a word. It guides the young reader through a process of realisation of who Jesus really is.


06/02/2019

“Excellent”

Absolutely delighted with the quality of these books. They are beautifully written and illustrated. Age range said 3-6 but honestly wouldn’t be surprised to see 7-8 year olds still enjoying them. As always The Good Book Company were very prompt in delivering and everything arrived in perfect condition.


12/10/2018

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The Storm That Stopped | Alison Mitchell, Catalina Echeverri | $15.99