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The Shadow Series by Piet Prins

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One of the most exciting series of a master story teller about the German occupation of The Netherlands during the emotional time of the Second World War (1940-1945).

K. Bruning in Una Sancta about Vol.4 - The Partisans, and Vol. 5 - Sabotage: . . . the country was occupied by the German military forces. The nation's freedom was destroyed by the foreign men in power. Violence, persecutions and executions were the order of the day, and the main target of the enemy was the destruction of the christian way of life. In that time the resistance movement of underground fighters became very active. People from all ages and levels joined in and tried to defend the Dutch Christian heritage as much as possible. The above mentioned books show us how older and younger people were involved in that dangerous struggle. It often was a life and death battle. Every page of these books is full of tension. The stories give an accurate and very vivid impression of that difficult and painful time. These books should also be in the hands of our young people. They are excellent instruments to understand the history of their own country and to learn the practical value of their own confession and Reformed way of life. What about as presents on birthdays?

Time: 1944-1945 Age: 10-99

Vol. 1 The Lonely Sentinel ISBN 1-894666-72-0 US$10.90

Vol. 2 Hideout in the Swamp ISBN 1-894666-73-9 US$10.90

Vol. 3 The Grim Reaper ISBN 1-894666-74-7 US$10.90

Vol. 4 The Partisans ISBN 0-921100-07-8 US$10.90

Vol. 5 Sabotage ISBN 0-921100-08-6 US$10.90

PRINS, PIET - SHADOW 1 - LONELY SENTINEL, OLD - First Edition SHADOW 1 - US$ 8.90

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Journey Through the Night

by Anne De Vries

After the Second World War, Anne De Vries, one of the most popular novelists in The Netherlands, was commissioned to capture in literary form the spirit and agony of those five harrowing years of Nazi occupation. The result was Journey Through the Night, a four volume bestseller that has gone through more than thirty printings in The Netherlands.

"An Old Testament Professor of mine who bought the books could not put them down nor could I."

Dr. Edwin H. Palmer

"This is more than just a war-time adventure. The characters have vitality, depth and great humanity."

The Ottawa Citizen

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DE VRIES, ANNE - JOURNEY THROUGH THE NIGHT

Volume 1: INTO THE DARKNESS

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DE VRIES, ANNE - JOURNEY THROUGH THE NIGHT

Volume 2: THE DARKNESS DEEPENS

9781928136392 - US$ 11.90

DE VRIES, ANNE - JOURNEY THROUGH THE NIGHT

Volume 3: DAWN'S Early Light

9781928136408 - US$ 11.90

DE VRIES, ANNE - JOURNEY THROUGH THE NIGHT

Volume 4: A NEW DAY

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ALL FOUR IN ONE

Time: 1940-1945 Age: 10-99

ISBN 0-921100-25-6 US$ 29.90

 

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Golden Inheritance Series #1

Jessica's First Prayer & Jessica's Mother

by Hesba Stretton

Liz Buist in Reformed Perspective: There is much to be learned from this story. It is written primarily for children, but this book is worthwhile reading for adults as well . . . Highly recommended for young and older.

The Sword and Trowel says (about Jessica's First Prayer): One of the most tender, touching, and withal gracious stories that we ever remember to have read. A dear little book for our children. We are not ashamed of having shed tears while reading it; in fact, should have been ten times more ashamed if we had not. The sweet portrait of the poor child Jessica is a study, and old Daniel is perfect in his own way.

Subject: Fiction Age: 9-99

ISBN 0-921100-63-9 US$8.95

Golden Inheritance Series #2

Probable Sons by Amy Le Feuvre

The Sword and Trowel says: A lovely story that everybody man, woman, boy, or girl ought to read. The heroine is a charming child who, in a most winning way, applies to everyday life the Parable of the Prodigal Son, whom she mis-calls the Probable Son. It is scarcely possible to praise too highly this delightful volume.

Subject: Fiction Age: 8-99

ISBN 0-921100-81-7 US$8.95

Golden Inheritance Series #3

Pilgrim Street by Hesba Stretton

Little Phil desperately wants to see his brother Tom. He knows Tom isn't guilty. But Phil is afraid of the policeman. Who will help these street urchins?

Subject: Fiction Age: 9-99

ISBN 0-921100-91-4 US$8.95

Golden Inheritance Series #4

Legend Led by Amy Le Feuvre

Three children, orphaned at an early age and living with a governess, are suddenly sent for by an older stepbrother who lives in the country. Steeped in Arthurian legends, Gypsy, the youngest of the three children, is convinced that the Holy Grail, or `Holy Thing' as she calls it, is hidden somewhere on their brother's estate. When she does actually find the `Holy Thing', it is not quite what she has expected. Reminiscent of W.G. VandeHulst, this book is sure to endear itself to parents as well as to young children. Most certainly recommended.

Subject: Fiction Age: 10-99

ISBN 0-921100-82-5 US$8.95

Golden Inheritance Series #5

Little Meg's Children by Hesba Stretton

Christine Farenhorst in Christian Renewal: During the Victorian era a family, reduced to penury, lives in a squalid tenement awaiting their seafaring father's return. When the mother dies, the responsibility of caring for her two small brothers devolves to a very young girl. Having been initiated in the rudiments of Christianity through her mother's Bible reading, with child-like faith this little woman keeps her family going.

Reminiscent of W.G. VandeHulst, Stretton manages to pass on to her readers the importance of unquestioning faith in an omniscient God. Excellent reading.

Subject: Fiction Age: 9-99

ISBN 0-921100-92-2 US$8.95

Golden Inheritance Series #6

Teddy's Button by Amy Le Feuvre

The Life of Faith says: Teddy's Button is by the author of Probable Sons, and it would be difficult to say which is the better.

Rev. Thomas Spurgeon says: A smile-provoking, tear-compelling, heart-inspiring book. I wish every mother would read it to her children.

The Christian says: A lively little story, telling of a lad whose military spirit found satisfaction in enlisting in Christ's army and fighting God's battles.

Subject: Fiction Age: 8-99

ISBN 0-921100-83-3 US$8.95

Golden Inheritance Series #7

Lost Gip by Hesba Stretton

"Sandy will be a good boy, I know, for he loves to hear me tell him of Jesus Christ, and he's beginning to understand it all better now. Mother," and Johnny put his arm fondly around her neck, "I want you to let Sandy have my Sunday clothes, and let me see him go to chapel with Father.

Subject: Fiction Age: 9-99

ISBN 0-921100-93-0 US$8.95

Golden Inheritance Series #8

Harebell's Friend by Amy Le Feuvre

When her father dies, poor orphaned Harebell is taken from India to England. But Aunt Diana, under whose care Harebell is placed, dislikes children, and would rather send her niece off to a boarding school than keep her at her grand home . . . she again meets Tom Triggs . . .

Subject: Fiction Age: 9-99

ISBN 0-921100-84-1 US$8.95

Golden Inheritance Series #9

Cassy by Hesba Stretton

The dog seemed perfectly to understand the state of affairs, and was somewhat doubtful of the step the girl was about to take. He followed her slowly for a few yards, and then ran back and sniffed about the damp straw by the entrance, where he was used to sleep, and thrust his nose carefully among the smouldering sticks, which were the cause of this sudden flight. But as the girl disappeared among the trees, and whistled softly for him, he made up his mind to follow her, and the next minute the two were running as swiftly as the girl's feet could carry her away from the only home she had.

Subject: Fiction Age: 9-99

ISBN 0-921100-94-9 US$8.95

Golden Inheritance Series #10

Andy Man by Amy Le Feuvre

Andy, the orphaned son of a London policeman at the beginning of the twentieth century, becomes John’s handy man out in the country. But honest head-strong Andy finds himself in some troubling situations. Will he be allowed to remain with John? And what about the mysterious visitor?

Subject: Fiction Age: 9-99

ISBN 978-0-921100-95-9 US$8.95

 

The William & Mary Trilogy

by Marjorie Bowen

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The life of William III, Prince of Orange, Stadtholder of the United Netherlands, and King of England (with Queen Mary II) is one of the most fascinating in all of history. Both the author and the publisher of these books have been interested in this subject for many years. Although the stories as told in these books are partly fictional, all the main events are faithful to history.

F. Pronk wrote in The Messenger about Volume 1: The author is well-known for her well-researched fiction based on the lives of famous historical characters. The religious convictions of the main characters are portrayed with authenticity and integrity. This book is sure to enrich one's understanding of Protestant Holland and will hold the reader spell-bound.

D.J. Engelsma wrote in The Standard Bearer about Volume 1: This is great reading for all ages, high school and older. I Will Maintain is well written historical fiction with a solid, significant, moving historical base . . . No small part of the appeal and worth of the book is the lively account of the important history of one of the world's greatest nations, the Dutch. This history was bound up with the Reformed faith and had implications for the exercise of Protestantism throughout Europe. Christian high schools could profitably assign the book, indeed, the whole trilogy, for history or literature classes.

C. Farenhorst wrote in Christian Renewal about Volume 1: An excellent tool for assimilating historical knowledge without being pained in the process, I Will Maintain is a very good read. Take it along on your holidays. Its sequel Defender of the Faith, is much looked forward to.

Time: 1670-1702 Age: 14-99

Volume 1 - I Will Maintain ISBN 0-921100-42-6 US$19.90

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Volume 3 - For God and the King ISBN 0-921100-44-2 US$19.90

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Scout: The Haunted Castle by Piet Prins

Tom and Scout are on vacation with Tom's two best friends, Carl and Bert, and his sisters, Ina and Miriam. On their rambles through the woods, the group of young people are stopped one day by customs officials. They are accused of being in league with a gang of criminals who are smuggling goods across the nearby German border. Scout's reputation as a tracking dog has preceded him, and soon the young people are helping both the police and the customs officials. The mystery of the haunted castle, a coded message hidden under a tree, a gang of smugglers that can vanish at will, a burglary without clues — they all come together when Tom and Scout tumble over a four-hundred-year-old secret. Suddenly, however, Tom is no longer looking for adventure but fighting for his very life.

Subject: Fiction Age: 9-99

ISBN 1-894666-44-5 US$11.90

 

Scout: The Flying Phantom by Piet Prins

When Tom and his friends Bert and Carl set out on an adventure over spring vacation, they are only looking for a good time. But soon a series of baffling events draws them inexorably into another mystery.

What connection is there between a dangerous poacher, a police cap on top of a tower, a host of unsolved burglaries, and a mysterious fire? Is the fearsome character who walks on the swamp the ghost of the legendary Flying Phantom? Or is it something or someone else?

Join the boys, Tom's dog, Scout, and their mutual friend Captain Brandenburg as they muster courage, tenacity, and wit to track a very unusual kind of criminal.

Subject: Fiction Age: 9-99

ISBN 1-894666-45-3 US$10.90

Scout: The Sailing Sleuths by Piet Prins

While Tom and his two friends are making plans for a vacation, Carl's father announces that he has acquired a sailboat, as part of a business deal. The three boys see the chance for a very unusual holiday.

Their peaceful sailing trip is sabotaged when they run into a gang of notorious carnival followers who put on sidewalk shows as a cover for more profitable sidelines. After a confrontation with the gang, the three sailors and Scout find themselves in trouble with the police. Their attempt to clear themselves leads to a wild chase through rivers, canals, and lakes. When at last the boys come face to face with the gang and its ruthless leader, they are stranded on an island in the middle of an isolated lake. In the showdown they are all alone — except for Scout.

Subject: Fiction Age: 9-99

ISBN 1-894666-46-1 US$10.90

Scout: The Treasure of Rodensteyn Castle by Piet Prins

When they are invited to spend a few weeks with Uncle Arnie at the seashore, little do Tom, Carl, and Bert realize that they will be staying in the hunting lodge of a medieval castle. Uncle Arnie is quite a storyteller. Soon the boys find their imaginations and the lodge peopled with ghosts from Rodensteyn Castle, a castle long ago buried under the sand. But do ghosts leave tracks, tracks that Scout follows into the sea? Are the legends of the ghost of Sir Isobald and the treasure of Rodensteyn Castle true? Is it a ghost that Tom spots in the dunes at night? Can Scout's nose, no matter how keen, help the boys solve a mystery over 400 years old? Past and present, fact and fiction merge as Tom and his friends search for a treasure that has outlasted the ages.

Subject: Fiction Age: 9-99

ISBN 1-894666-47-X US$10.90

Scout: The Mystery of the Abandoned Mill by Piet Prins

Tom, Carl, and Bert are spending the summer on the farm. One day they run into a large, surly man with a black monster of a dog. Scout and the black dog are enemies at first sight. The man arouses the boys' suspicions at once. He is no ordinary vacationer. When Scout pulls a boy from the river, the boys make a friend. From the boy's mother they hear a story about the abandoned mill and a missing treasure. The story draws them into an adventure that sets the boys on a collision course with the dangerous man and his equally dangerous dog. Trying to play the master detective, Tom leads his friends into a desperate situation. Can they stop Scout from clashing with the powerful black dog as he rushes to their aid? After all their hard work, will the boys lose the treasure after all? Worse yet, will the crook decide to kill the only witnesses to his crime?

Subject: Fiction Age: 9-99

ISBN 1-894666-48-8 US$11.90

Scout's Distant Journey by Piet Prins

Scout's seventh adventure reacquaints us with his three friends and introduces some new characters. One is Uncle Bob, long absent in North America but now back in the old country where he and his wife settle into a small but honest-to-goodness castle! Naturally Tom and his friends, including Scout, are invited to spend the summer holidays at Uncle Bob's intriguing house. Actually, the invitation is more like a challenge: Uncle Bob pretends to have a low opinion of "modern youth;" he thinks they're soft and over-pampered. To prove him wrong, Tom and his friends decide to travel on foot. But on the journey, little goes right: disasters dog their footsteps and danger is their constant companion . . . Their arrival marks both victory and defeat . . .

Subject: Fiction Age: 9-99

ISBN 1-894666-49-6 US$11.90

 

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The Lion of Modderspruit by Lawrence Penning

The Louis Wessels Commando #1

A wonderful historical novel in which Penning has interwoven love, pathos, and loyalty. The conflict the Boers endure with England involves not only a fight to maintain their independence (to which the British agreed in 1881) but also a deep religious significance. Louis Wessels, eldest son of a well-established Transvaal Boer family, is betrothed to Truida, a Boer maiden living in the British colony of Natal, and educated in British-governed schools. When England sends over thousands of troops to invade the independent Boer colony of the Orange Free State, causing the Boers of the Transvaal Colony to prepare to invade Natal, the two lovers are confronted by more than a political conflict — two loyal hearts separated by loyalty to conflicting causes. The horrors of the war drag both Louis and Truida through heights of joy and depths of despair. How can these two hearts, beating strongly for each other but also strongly for their separate causes, ever be reconciled? On which side is justice to be found?

Time: 1899 Age:11-99

ISBN 1-894666-91-7 US$10.95

The Hero of Spionkop by Lawrence Penning

The Louis Wessels Commando #2

A company of twenty-five horsemen with an officer in command galloped into the yard. They jumped down, fastened their horses to the young fig trees which bordered the broad driveway, and in silence awaited orders from their commanding officer.

He carefully scrutinized the terrain and set out five soldiers as watchmen. Five others were ordered to make a thorough search of the barn. Ten were posted at the various exits from the house and with the remaining five the officer entered the livingroom . . . "Do you have a Boer from the Transvaal hiding here?" asked the officer.

"If I should deny it, you wouldn't believe me in any case, Lieutenant."

Time: 1900 Age:11-99

ISBN 1-894666-92-5 US$10.95

The Scout of Christiaan de Wet by Lawrence Penning

The Louis Wessels Commando # 3

It is the year 1900 and the Boer War continues to ravage the South African Free State and Transvaal. The English are relentless in their attacks and pernicious in seeking to achieve political power. But the Afrikaners refuse to submit and continue the struggle to maintain their freedom.

Louis Wessels, the young hunter, and the Dutchman Jan Tromp, despite skirting danger, falling into traps, confronting traitors, hiding and escaping, slowly achieve their mission as they transverse the Transvaal as scouts for General Christiaan de Wet.

Yet when they are finally trapped with no seeming escape, they meet an old acquaintance.

Even though these dedicated Afrikaners are surrounded by the horrors and ravages of war there is time for laughter at Blikoortje’s exploits, and time to receive encouragement from loved ones.

Still the cry continues to rise to heaven, "How many people will still have to give their lives to restore freedom to South Africa? Will freedom truly be achieved?"

Another exiting story from Piet Prins’s favourite boyhood author.

Time: 1900 Age: 11-99

ISBN 978-1-894666-93-0 US$11.95

The Victor of Nooitgedacht by Lawrence Penning

The Louis Wessels Commando # 4

The commando of Louis Wessels continues to roam the South African countryside, joining whichever division needs them most. But defeat and loss, ruin and devastation seem to be the order of the day. Blikoortje and Jan Potgieter are captured, Wonderfontein is pillaged and ruined, and the church is desecrated. The ravages of this ghastly war are pressing in on all sides and the reality of total defeat looms large in all its starkness. The English Minister Brodrick had declared in the British parliament that "never — but never — had a more civilised war been waged!" Yet all the evidence showed the English army to be full of wantonness, lustful pillaging, savagery, destructiveness, and pitiless cruelty towards women, children, and the defenceless.

Lawrence Penning gives a close up account of some of the events and issues surrounding the Boer War. The English declared they wanted the gold South Africa offered, but was there more at stake? This book, along with the others in the series, are great aids in coming to grips with the South African conflict in a fascinating manner.

Time: 1900 Age: 11-99

ISBN 978-1-894666-94-7 US$11.95

The Colonist of Southwest Africa by Lawrence Penning

The Louis Wessels Commando # 5

After three years of fighting, the Boer War was nearing its bitter end. Even though the Boer armies seemed defeated by the superior British armed forces, many Boer commandoes refused to give up and continued to strike at the English military. The enemy’s retaliation was horrible. Systematically the Rednecks combed out the country: farms were burned and the women and children were taken to concentration camps. Malnourished, neglected, and ravaged by Typhus fever, thousands died in those camps.

Under the leadership of Louis Wessels, a commando planned a rescue, but with difficulties and traitors abounding, failure and capture were imminent realities. Was escape still possible? Could comfort be found in the words of the field preacher who not only condemned England’s insults and scorn heaped on the Boer entreaties for help, but also entreated his fellow Christians to throw dust and ashes on their heads "for we and our fathers — we have sinned grievously! We have erred. We have served alien gods, and now the Lord is visiting us with His scourge." Addressing the Boers, and also the British doctor, the field preacher concluded, "Brothers, let us be silent in this oppression. Let us confess our sins and lift our penitent hearts in prayer to the hills from whence our salvation will come."

This last volume of the Louis Wessels Commando series brings the dark reality of the Boer War into stark focus. May the words of the field preacher never need to be addressed to us.

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Time: 1901-1902 Age: 11-99

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Precious Memories Series

In an area surrounded by the big woods of Wisconsin, the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers, Walnut Grove and Plum Creek, and the prairies of south Dakota, a new generation of faith settled in to till the earth and subdue it. These were the days of the first automobile, the introduction of electricity, gas furnaces (that had the tendency to explode), and world wars. Carol Brands has depicted a very accurate account of the true story of Katherine, a country girl, whom God in His providence granted the opportunity to pass on precious memories for countless generations to come. It is our task to take up the baton and carry on this wonderful work. You and your children will thoroughly enjoy the stories as they are read out loud, or read in the quiet of a comfortable chair. Perhaps these stories will even inspire an excursion to join many others in visiting places such as Rock Rapids in Iowa, and Leota and Magnolia in Minnesota. Take the time to explore De Smet in South Dakota and Walnut Grove in Minnesota. RELIVE LIVING HISTORY so that children (and their parents too) understand times past to be a blessing in times present - for the glory of God!

Little White Farm House in Iowa by Carol Brands

A Fictionalized Biography of Katherine Vastenhout

Precious Memories: Book 1: The First 10 Years

Comments from Readers on Book 1“ . . . a wonderful book . . . spiritually uplifting . . . warm human insight and nostalgia . . . delightful reading as I recovered from hip surgery. I’d like to order four more copies . . .”

— Middle-aged female reader from O’Fallen, IL —

“This is no sappy, quasi-Christian literature; this is the real deal. . . the proverbial diamond in the rough . . . I am going to see that the library at Heritage Christian School, where my children are enrolled, has several copies . . .”

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“. . . One of the finest Christian books I’ve read for young people . . .”

— Prof. Ron Cammenga, professor in PRCs’ seminary, MI —

“If only it could be circulated as widely as Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House on the Prairie.”

— Herman Otten, editor, Christian News, April 16, 2012 —

Time: 1930-1940 Age: 13-99

978-1-894666-38-1 US$11.95

Carol Brands calls herself primarily a mother. Born the third of sixteen children, Carol was already a “mother” to her younger brothers and sisters during her adolescent years. After she finished college, Carol continued to work with children, teaching for twelve years. At age thirty, she married and became a mother to her own eight children, four boys and four girls. Once they were all in school, she worked for another twelve years in a local care center. Now she is thrilled to enter the stage of grandmother, anticipating her eleventh grandchild in 2013.

Little Yellow Farm House in Iowa by Carol Brands

A Fictionalized Biography of Katherine Vastenhout

Precious Memories: Book 2: Years Eleven through Seventeen: World War II Years

When the Kroontje family moved into their second tiny house, they had no idea that within months of their move Uncle Bill Tilstra would be assigned to the USS Arizona, the first ship Japan bombed in Pearl Harbor. Nor did they know that three of Uncle Bill's ships would be destroyed – but that he would be spared from death in ways that were clearly God's providential care . . . yet so horrific that he hated talking about the war.

While war loomed in the background, Uncle Bill always on the family's mind, Katherine's farm life continued with a mixture of stories – some humorous, some serious, some full of neighborliness, some with tragedy.

Join the Kroontje family — living daily life on an Iowa farm even while World War II is being fought across the oceans.

Time: 1940-1948 Age: 13-99

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Strangers in Minnesota by Carol Brands

A Fictionalized Biography of Katherine Vastenhout

Precious Memories: Book 3: Years Eighteen through Twenty: The Romance Years

A new state . . .

A new home . . .

A new church . . .

“I am a stranger here, within a foreign land,

My home is far away, upon a golden strand . . .”

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When Katherine and her family moved from their tiny home near Rock Rapids, Iowa, to a new home near Magnolia, Minnesota, this is how Katherine felt her first Sunday in a new church.

She felt lost, totally bereft of friends and familiarity.What had she and her family done? They had left everything near and dear behindto start completely over!

Would she ever be able to fit in?

To find friends?

To feel like she belonged . . .?

Time: 1948-1951 Age: 13-99

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A child still loves a story — about a cat that ran away, about a hungry dog waiting for some scraps of meat outside a butcher shop, about an abandoned doll lying in the rain.

Each animal, each toy, has its own story. And your child wants to hear that story.

W.G. Van de Hulst was a master storyteller. He knew children. And he wrote stories children love.

Children have long been enthralled with his tales. That’s why more than three million books in this series have been sold in Europe.

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To help the reader in a task which is not at all easy — for much beauty is lost through thoughtless reading — the author suggests slow reading in a natural tone of voice, with careful attention to emphasis. The reader must enjoy the story with the child. To taste the full pleasure of reading to a child, the two must roam together hand in hand as it were, through the wonderland of make-believe.

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A little wooden shoe is found floating on the water, and suddenly Henry’s guilty little secret has stirred up the whole village. If only he had told his father! Now the miller, the policeman, the mayor, and the whole village are involved. Henry’s whole world seems to be pointing the finger of shame at him. But the mayor, the policeman, and the miller and his wife have a little secret of their own. A day of shame is turned into a day of celebration!

SCL02 THROUGH THE THUNDERSTORM - VAN DE HULST, W.G. - 9781928136026 US$6.95

To go to Grandmother’s house, Bob, Betsy, and Benjamin have to go through the woods. In the woods there are unseen eyes on the three children — the eyes of the jolly baker, who pulls a trick on them, the eyes of a little bird, which they trap in their basket, and the eyes of a scary old woman, whom they take to be a wicked witch. The children get caught in the woods during a frightful thunderstorm, and they find out about another set of eyes.

SCL03 BRUNO THE BEAR - VAN DE HULST, W.G. - 9781928136033 US$6.95

Bruno, Rosie’s teddy bear, becomes separated from his sick little owner through the thoughtless hi-jinks of Rosie’s two rowdy brothers, Jimmy and Joe. Bruno has been endowed with an eye that twinkles merrily with a happy secret. Jimmy and Joe have a secret too, but it isn’t a happy one: it keeps them awake at night. In their quest to restore their little sister’s happiness, the boys discover that they cannot keep their guilty secret to themselves. What is it that finally puts Rosie and Bruno, the boys and their parents, Bruno and his twinkle back together again?

SCL04 BASKET - VAN DE HULST, W.G. - 9781928136040 US$6.95

Mother told Julie, Tessa, and Dicky which road to take home from Grandmother’s house. But the three children thought they knew a better way, and they got lost in a strange forest guarded by a fierce dog. Grandmother had told Julie, Tessa, and Dicky not to open the big basket with the wonderful gift inside. But the three children just couldn’t resist taking a peek, and suddenly they lost something very precious. Out of their fear and confusion came an undeserved happiness. Is it a miracle, or are we just seeing double?

SCL05 LOST IN THE SNOW - VAN DE HULST, W.G. - 9781928136057 US$6.95

Two little boys are lost in the woods. While bringing coffee to their father, they got scared off the path by a hairy black creature. Cold, tired, and lost, they kneel down in the snow and close their eyes. But when they open them again, that scary black creature has become a cold, tired, lost creature like themselves. Can the lost help the lost find their way home?

SCL06 ANNIE AND THE GOAT - VAN DE HULST, W.G. - 9781928136064 US$6.95

Grandma came into the yard and found the gate open. Annie was gone and so was Billy, the little goat! Off went Grandma to look for her two strays. Then Grandpa came into the yard. Finding everyone gone, he set out as well to look for Grandma, Annie, and Billy. Soon two boys and a policeman join in the search. And then a rainstorm sets in. The policeman finds Annie’s ribbon beside the water, and the boys find Billy the goat. But where is Annie?

SCL07 BLACK KITTEN - VAN DE HULST, W.G. - 9781928136071 US$6.95

Sandy tries to save a little kitten from falling into the water. Instead, she accidentally pushes it under. A passer-by accuses her of trying to drown the kitten. Sandy, the little would-be rescuer, catches a chill and gets seriously ill. Feverishly she dreams of black kittens and that accusing man on the road. In the end the accuser becomes a healer, and the would-be rescuer is in need of rescue herself. As for the victim, the black kitten — it heals a heart and finds a home.

SCL08 WOODS BEYOND THE WALL - VAN DE HULST, W.G. - 9781928136088 US$6.95

Grandma wants to protect Carla and Ria, her two little granddaughters, from the dangers of the outside world. Beyond the wall are the woods, the busy highway, and Eddie and Bert — those two little troublemakers. But Grandma and Grandpa discover that they can’t wall the dangers out, for the biggest danger comes from within — not from without. Can Carla and Ria scale the wall to friendship?

SCL09 MY MASTER AND I - VAN DE HULST, W.G. - 9781928136095 US$6.95

My name is Fik. I’m a strong dog. But I’m not very smart. Just listen to my story. My master, John, and I like to spend our time together. Sometimes we do get into trouble though. When there is danger I warm my master. But then my master gets so sick and I cannot help. All I can do is be sad and hope my master will get better.

SCL10 PIG UNDER THE PEW - VAN DE HULST, W.G. - 9781928136101 US$6.95

The preacher looks up from his books. The church door bursts open and out tumble three little boys and a girl — his daughter. Over them jumps a little pig. Right behind them, waving his fist angrily, is the church’s caretaker. What brings all these together: three little rascals, the preacher’s little girl, a curious little pig, and an angry caretaker?

SCL11 THREE LITTLE HUNTERS - VAN DE HULST, W.G. - 9781928136118 US$6.95

Roger, Danny, and Willy are out on a hunt. Very quietly they tiptoe through the woods. Are there any tigers or bears or elephants? With pistols, swords, and bows the three brave hunters are ready for every encounter. Or are they? At once a little kitten in need of compassion is spotted. Was it dying? How will the brave hunters deal with sickness and sadness?

SCL12 SEARCH FOR CHRISTMAS - VAN DE HULST, W.G. - 9781928136125 US$6.95

Looking down from her castle, a little princess sees the Christmas star in the window of a poor little house. Looking up from his poor little house, a little boy sees an angel in the window of the high castle. Both leave their homes to find the newborn Baby in the manger. Although they do not find the baby, they do find Christmas. And so do the parents — through the foolishness of two little children.

SCL13 FOOTPRINTS IN THE SNOW - VAN DE HULST, W.G. - 9781928136132 US$6.95

Small footprints — the footprints of a small child — lead across the frozen canal and out into the white winter fields. No one pays much attention to them. Why should they? They aren’t important — until Mother discovers that Janie is missing. No one finds the footprints except Janie’s foolish little dog Bello. And how can he help? He only comes to play.

SCL14 LITTLE TRAMP - VAN DE HULST, W.G. - 9781928136149 US$6.95

It was winter and oh, so bitterly cold. I trotted along the road. My home is gone. My cruel master who kicks me is gone. But where do I go? And, oh, it is so bitterly cold. Then I am spotted and taken into the strange world of people. What do they all mean? And what will happen when my master finds out where I am?

SCL15 THREE FOOLISH SISTERS - VAN DE HULST, W.G. - 9781928136156 US$6.95

Three little girls stand before a large iron gate. It is the gate to the Baron’s estate, and beyond it are dark, scary woods. The three little girls are Dinah, Suzy, and Joanne, and their faces are streaked with fear. They stare at the padlock and chain that hold the gate shut. Joey, their baby brother, is somewhere on the other side of that gate. And it is their fault! How will they get him out?

SCL16 SECRET HIDING PLACE - VAN DE HULST, W.G. - 9781928136163 US$6.95

Tom and Davy are missing. They should be in class, but they are not. The village policeman has a mystery, for Mrs. Janssen’s big pan is missing too. And so is Farmer Cooper’s “No Trespassing” sign. When Tom and Davy finally show up, flushed and dirty, they refused to tell their teacher where they have been. It’s a secret: so she simply asks them, “Is it a beautiful or an ugly secret?” That’s a question only the boys can answer.

SCL17 SECRET IN THE BOX - VAN DE HULST, W.G. - 9781928136170 US$6.95

Catch him! Catch him! The children jump; the teacher screams — and Nick and Neil are in trouble. What are they doing with that frog in school? It’s a secret. After school they sneak the frog into their bedroom. Father and Aunt Katie must not see the frog. Mother must not see it either, even though the secret will make her better . . . in the morning. But in the middle of the night --- Bump! Crash! Bang! The frog is loose and the boys are in trouble again. Their secret is spoiled. Who will make Mother better now?

SCL18 ROCKITY ROWBOAT - VAN DE HULST, W.G. - 9781928136187 US$6.95

Where was Annalee? When Mother looked in Annalee’s special place behind Father’s desk in the study, Annalee was gone. She had gone with Peter to play in the pasture. But she left without telling Father and Mother. Out in the pasture Annalee and Peter ran off to play and explore. Together they discovered the rockity rowboat. With each thoughtless step, Annalee was further from the safety of home, more and more lost.

SCL19 HERBIE, THE RUNAWAY DUCK - VAN DE HULST, W.G. - 9781928136194 US$6.95

It was a beautiful spring day, but Herbie couldn’t go out. He had to sort beans because he had spilled them and then run away. He felt like running away again. Suddenly he heard a voice outside the window calling his name, but the voice wasn’t calling him: it was calling little runaway Herbie. Big Herbie and little Herbie were very much alike. But how could that be? They were a boy and a duck!

SCL20 KITTENS, KITTENS EVERYWHERE - VAN DE HULST, W.G. - 9781928136200 US$6.95

Penny and Peggy were heartbroken. Their kittens, Feather and Heather, were lost! Then suddenly Dr. Hart, their stern neightbor, was accusing the girls of making all sorts of mischief. And what about those noises behind the tall fence dividing Dr. Hart’s yard from theirs? What was happening behind that grouchy doctor’s fence?

SCL21 FORBIDDEN PATH - VAN DE HULST, W.G. - 9781928136217 US$6.95

The wheatfield was ready to be harvested. The farmer only saw the wheat. But Pam and Polly saw the little poppies that grew between the wheat. Ignoring the "No Trespassing" sign, they followed the path picking poppies left and right. But oh, when the farmer and the policeman notice little footsteps leading into the wheat, what will happen then?

The Little Wooden Shoe by W.G. Van De Hulst

Read by Amelie Viersen

A little wooden shoe is found floating on the water, and suddenly Henry’s guilty little secret has stirred up the whole village. If only he had told his father! Now the miller, the policeman, the mayor, and the whole village are involved. Henry’s whole world seems to be pointing the finger of shame at him. But the mayor, the policeman, and the miller and his wife have a little secret of their own. A day of shame is turned into a day of celebration!

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Through the Thunderstorm by W.G. Van De Hulst

Read by Amelie Viersen

To go to Grandmother’s house, Bob, Betsy, and Benjamin have to go through the woods. In the woods there are unseen eyes on the three children — the eyes of the jolly baker, who pulls a trick on them, the eyes of a little bird, which they trap in their basket, and the eyes of a scary old woman, whom they take to be a wicked witch. The children get caught in the woods during a frightful thunderstorm, and they find out about another set of eyes.

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