The Donkey and
the King (A Story of Redemption)
John 3:16 Marketing Network Excerpt Tour of
donkey longs for an easier life with no heavy burdens and no one to tell him
what to do. He runs away and becomes lost, but “good” finds him in the most
unlikely of places.
and other lovable animals: Lowly, the
pig; Much-Afraid, a small, lame dog; Worldly Crow, who isn’t as bright as he
thinks he is; and a sheep, Little, sent on a special mission by the King. The
ending of the story will delight young readers as they discover “good” exists
in the world if they look and listen for it.
I was young, I hated doing chores. I suppose I was this donkey, rebellious and
self-determined, but desperate for a friend—the one friend who would never
leave me (or you).
is a short excerpt from “The Donkey and the King.” This is the third stop on
the tour. I hope you will visit all the blogs and participate in the John 3:16
Marketing Network Book Launch and win the grand prize. See details below.
“I’ll miss you,” grunted Lowly the pig, “and all the fun
times we had together.”
Baruch thought about how different things would be beyond
the gate. No one to tell him what to do and no more chores!
every page is the hidden word “good.” Can you find it in the drawings above? If
not, you can look below and see where the word is hidden.
unique quality about Kindle-enhanced books is that the drawings and font size
can be enlarged for young readers. And for parents who can’t find the word, a
QR code (a free AP is available for smart phones) and link is provided to
facilitate the search. Some pages are more challenging than others (for older
you enjoyed looking for the mouse in “Goodnight Moon” when you were young, your
child will delight in looking for “good” in “The Donkey and the King.” The
moral: There is good in the world if you
look and listen for the King’s voice.
December 1 through December 16, the John 3:16 Marketing Network is hosting a
Christmas Book Launch and “The Donkey and the King” is a featured book.
part of the event, the Network is offering a $200 Amazon gift e-card to one
lucky winner. For a chance to win, go to http://bit.ly/Christian_Books and enter the
Rafflecopter (toward the bottom of the page). And be sure and pick up your
Kindle version of “The Donkey and the King” for 99 cents at http://bit.ly/Donkey_Kindle
Roberts is an award-winning author who writes family-friendly books for the
young, the young at heart, and all those in between. Visit http://LorilynRoberts.com to learn more.
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