Every day the small wooden people called Wemmicks do the same thing: stick either gold stars or grey dots on one another. The pretty ones - and talented ones always get stars. Those who can do little or who have chipped paint, get ugly grey dots, just like Punchinello. In this heart-warming children's tale from the best selling pen of Max Lucado, Eli the woodcarver helps Punchinello understand how special he is - no matter what other Wemmicks may think. It's a vital message for children everywhere: that they are special in God's eyes. This beautifully illustrated tale reminds your children that, no matter how the world evaluates them, God loves them just as they are.
The books in this series include:
"You are special" - Punchinello is a chipped, ugly puppet who thinks he's not worth much. This beautiful book teaches children just how valuable they truly are, no matter how the world might sometimes make them feel.
"Just the way you are"
"Because I love you" - This charming, beautifully illustrated children's tale uses a curious boy's choice and a caring father's response to communicate to kids just how much God really does love them.
"What you need"
"You are mine" - Finally, the citizens of Wemmicksville are saying that Punchinello is a good Wemmick He's always wanted to hear that. But in his effort to please the crowd, Punchinello forgets what his maker Eli has taught him. So when others start collecting boxes and balls, Punchinello decides he wants to have some too. They make him feel so good--until he remembers how his arms ache from holding them all. Until he remembers how tired he is from working just to buy more. Until he stumbles into Eli's workshop and is reminded of how very much he's given up to have those boxes and balls. ^Once again at the knee of his creator, Punchinello hears the words he needs the most: "You are special, not because of the things you have, but because you are mine." This best-selling sequel to You Are Special is now available encouraging hearts of every age to learn of the love of their Heavenly Father.