Christian Biographies for Young Readers
John Owen was a great Puritan preacher who lived in England. In her new illustrated book to introduce Owen to children, Simonetta Carr informs readers about Owen’s life, revealing some of the things that interested him while in school, the care he showed to people when he became a pastor, and the influential books that he wrote.
Readers will also come to understand the difficult times in which Owen lived, and how he handled the terrors of war and religious persecution. Full of illustrations and fascinating information, this is an ideal way for young readers to learn history.
Table of Contents
- Growing and Studying in Difficult Times
- A Pastor and Writer
- From Battlefield to the University Halls
- Winds of Persecution
- England’s Dark Hour
- Owen’s Last Years
Plus these features:
Time Line of Owen’s Life
Did You Know?
A Modern Version of John Owen’s Lesser Catechism
Excellent for reading aloud to children 8-10 years of age, or for children 11 and older to read. And virtually every adult I know who has read these volumes has learned a great deal! Very educational and informative for any age.
About the Author
Simonetta Carr was born in Italy and has lived and worked in different cultures. A former elementary school teacher, she has home-schooled her eight children for many years. She has written for newspapers and magazines around the world. Simonetta has also translated the works of several Christian authors into Italian. Presently, she lives in San Diego with her husband, Thomas, and family. She is a member and Sunday school teacher at Christ United Reformed Church.