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
Chapter 1: Growing and Studying in Difficult Times
Chapter 2: A Pastor and Writer
Chapter 3: From Battlefield to the University Halls
Chapter 4: Winds of Persecution
Chapter 5: England’s Dark Hour
Chapter 6: 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 many 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 and has translated the works of several Christian authors into Italian, and is author of Weight of A Flame: The Passion of Olympia Morata as well as the multi-volume series Christian Biographies for Young Readers. She currently lives in San Diego with her husband Thomas and family. She is a member and Sunday School teacher at Christ United Reformed Church in San Diego.