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Revised and updated authorised children's biography.
Watch the All Souls announcement for children (shown on the John Stott centenary weekend).
This is a full, authorised biography, covering all of John Stott's ministry, written in a light easy-to-read novel-form. It's a fun read for children and teenagers, and it includes stories which don't appear anywhere else.
John Stott's leadership has marked him out as one of great Christian leaders of his time. He was recognised in the secular world as well as in the evangelical world. His death was announced on the BBC News and the national newspapers carried substantial obituaries. He has a place in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
This book will help to ensure that John Stott's name is passed on to new generations. There are many colourful stories here. Tell us if you can use a review copy, and where you could have it reviewed. Available in March.
Includes maps, timeline, photos and 25 Fascinating Facts.
Published by Dictum. See all Amazon reviews of previous (CFP) edition.
RRP £9.99 (casebound)
What readers say:
'This book helps you understand John Stott's life in a friendly way. We read it in our Bible Breakfast Club on Saturday mornings, and we discussed it together. It was a lot of fun.'
(See below for book club readers.)
'Truly one of the best. books I have ever read. I've enjoyed it 12 times cover-to-cover. John Stott's faith in God when things looked impossible amazed me. I know you will love it too.'
Southern California, USA
'This story will introduce you to John Stott in. a way that is not only enjoyable but fascinating. You may find it hard to put down, as I did. I hope you will want to explore more of John Stott's life as the years pass, and that you will discover his books, too, all written in the service of the Lord Jesus Christ, Here in Julia Cameron's fresh and engaging style and format 'Uncle John' is vividly portrayed.'
Bishop Timothy Dudley-Smith
John Stott's authorized biographer
US purchase from www.goodread.store
Some younger readers in London chose the book for their book club. For any who are reading it in a similar way, the following questions could be useful:
Eight questions to ponder
Reviews to be added as they arrive.