Author(s): Melody Carlson
In this contemporary version of one of Jesus' parables on the Kingdom of Heaven--retold through Melody Carlson's rhyming verse and Steve BjOrkman's amusing illustrations--kids journey along with an ordinary guy named Fred as he discovers a treasure map and sacrifices what little he has to gain everything. Ages 3 and up.
Melody Carlson, a mother of two and a former pre-school teacher, was senior editor at Gold 'n' Honey Books prior to becoming a full-time writer. Among her popular children's books are the best-selling Fruit Troop series and a number of Crossway titles.