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Buck Denver's Hammer of Strength: A Lesson in Loving Others

By Phil Vischer

  • Hardback
  • £12.99

From VeggieTales creator Phil Vischer, this vibrant and easy-to-read picture book, based on the popular Buck Denver Asks. . . What's in the Bible? video series, helps elementary-age children learn the value of loving well through relevant Bible stories wrapped in real life adventures.

What does it mean to love well?

Buck Denver wants to show everyone how strong he is, so he goes around whacking things with a giant carnival hammer to prove just that. But before he gets himself or anyone else hurt, Buck's friends encourage him to show his strength by loving others. Buck protests, thinking love is just gentle hugs and mushy-gushy kisses, but through love-filled Bible stories, the gang helps Buck realize love is hugs and kisses, but most of all, love is putting others first, which takes the greatest strength of all.

Biographical Notes

Phil Vischer is an author, speaker, filmmaker, and voice actor, best known for the Christian children's series VeggieTales®, which he created in a spare bedroom as a 25-year-old newly married starving artist. Since then, Phil has continued to pursue innovative ways to integrate faith and storytelling through fun and practical resources for families. Collectively, Phil's creations, which include the educational series What's in the Bible? and the autobiographical book Me, Myself & Bob, have sold more than 70 million copies around the world. Phil lives with his wife Lisa (aka Junior Asparagus) in West Chicago, Illinois. They have three adult children.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781546011910
  • Publication date: 28 Mar 2019
  • Page count: 40
  • Imprint: FaithWords
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