Are All of the Watches Safe?
Corrie ten Boom
The watches are ticking in the window and the clock chimes on the shelf. The little watch shop is busy as customers come and go. But Corrie is looking out for danger, because she is hiding her friends in a secret room.
As planes fly overhead and war spreads across her homeland, Corrie learns that, even when you are really scared, you can always trust God. Whatever is going on around you, He can keep you safe! A sturdy hardcover at a great price! Beautiful, full-color illustrations on every page.
A wonderful introduction to the life of Corrie ten Boom for children 4 to 12 years of age.
(Read-aloud: 4-8. Read on my own: 8-12)
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The Author shares about herself and her work:
My name is Catherine Mackenzie and I’ve been writing biographies for Christian Focus Publications for nearly twenty years now. I have written some other children’s books, but all of my children’s material is written with the theme of ‘redeeming love’ – and as William Cowper said, ‘and shall be till I die’. This is my prayer… that I will be faithful to Christ in what I write and that his word and his power will bring many to trust in him from all nations.
Catherine has written numerous biographies for the very young in the Little Lights series, and many others in the Trailblazers series for children 8-12.
More about Corrie ten Boom, the subject of this book:
Cornelia “Corrie” ten Boom (15 April 1892 – 15 April 1983) was a Dutch watchmaker a Christian who, along with her father and other family members, helped many Jews escape the horrors of the Nazi holocaust during World War II. She was imprisoned by the Germans for her actions. Her most famous book, The Hiding Place, is a biography that recounts the story of her family’s efforts, as well as her time spent in a concentration camp.