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The Good Wagon

Even Before Publishing,
RRP $4.95

Reviewed by Bevan Lobley, who loves to work with children and hear the insights they give us for our lives.

THIS book by Paul Clark is a quaint retelling of Jesus’ parable of the Good Samaritan.

Using cars in place of people allows us to enter the story a little nonchalantly, which is probably how the people in Jesus’ time entered his stories.

This then gives greater impact to the meaning of the story as it hits you between the eyes.

It’s a great story for kids that will impact adults as well, as this old story is revamped and supped up to a modern day parable.

It is very creative in its use of the cars and does not lose any of the meaning of the original parable.

It’s easy to read, with great illustrations and there can be no doubt as to the origin of the story.

My own children love Paul’s books and this one is no different.

We also use these books as baptismal gifts for families.

I thoroughly enjoyed it and recommend it to your bookshelf.