Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Into the Sea, Out of the Tomb! Easter Basket Goodie < Book Review and Giveaway>

Jesus, Jonah and the Resurrection story?
Yes indeed!
Maura Roan McKeegan has skillfully and endearingly woven
 these classic bible stories, the cornerstones of our faith,  
into a brand new beautifully illustrated picture book for kids.
is available from the leading Catholic company, Emmaus Road Publishers, 
just in time to grace those Easter baskets.

I was captivated by the author's compelling manner of juxtaposing events and objects 
in the lives and missions of our heroes using
a fascinating method of Biblical interpretation, known as Biblical typology.
I'm always interested in learning more about my faith and I was curious about 
typology--I had never heard of this field...have you?
Well, author Mrs Mckeegan  and illustrator Ted Schluenderfritz 
have creatively presented these Old and New Testament stories,
  displaying the missions chosen by God for Jonah and for Jesus in
Into the Sea, Out of the Tomb.
Interesting, parallel  experiences and 
direct scripture verses  from the old and new testaments
 help describe the trials and triumphs or our heroes, Jonah and Jesus. 
I was intrigued; my kids were intrigued and I have a feeling your family
will be as well!
I'd like to thank the team at Emmaus Road for 
the opportunity to discuss Into the Sea - 
This is certainly
one of the many advantages to blogging:
The people, the experiences, the opportunities to grow in knowledge,
to share our faith.
I've been blessed.

Now for the giveaway~~~
I'd like to offer you, my friends, the chance to win a copy of
the truly delightful and unique,

All you'd need to do to enter is:
1. Share the giveaway  in any form, on any of your social media platforms.
2. Please let me know you've entered by leaving a comment.
If you're not a regular reader or a friend, please tell me how I can get in touch with
you to thank you for entering and to inform you that you've won!
I'll contact you via any means you'd like.....
email, facebook....what you' like.

That's it!

I'll choose a winner "the old fashioned" way---name in the hat kinda thing.....

I'll inform and get the book in the mail to you 
on March 21, 2016
(the Monday of Holy Week)
Oh, and the giveaway is only open to residents of the US.
I apologize to my non USA  - living friends!
Thank you and good luck!

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  1. The book sounds amazing! Thanks for the review and giveaway. I shared on Twitter and Google+. My best email is freeman5(at)rocketmail(dot)com

  2. So great to be introduced to some great books. Thank you! Linking with you at Coffee for Your Heart.

  3. This book looks beautiful and sounds wonderful.
    Great review.

  4. I shared on https://www.pinterest.com/pin/573716440012201296/

  5. Sounds like a fabulous book! I'd love to read it and share it with my children. I have shared about this giveaway on the THH FB page and will share it more last-minute later tonight after a St Joseph feast if I can. :)

  6. Just shared again as I said I would after our St. Joseph gathering. Praying you had a lovely St. Joseph's Day. :)


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