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Catie Caterpillar looks different from any bug Herbie and Bella have ever seen. When Herbie makes fun of Catie, Mayor Benny shows him why he should not judge anyone by how they look. In the end, Catie reveals a secret and the bunnies learn the joy of  forgiveness.

Catie’s Secret is the second book in Laura Allen Nonemaker’s children’s series, God’s Secret Garden Adventures. Like the previous book, Benny’s Angel, Catie’s Secret invites young readers to join an exciting adventure while it teaches a valuable lesson.

What is being said about the book-

Catie’s Secret is a precious story celebrating the diversity of God’s creation and the importance of showing kindness to those different from ourselves. There’s even a lesson on forgiveness tucked inside this sweet tale. A story challenge and trivia questions in the back make this book a must have for home and classroom.

– Donna J. Shepherd, author of Ava’s Secret Tea Party

Who stole the flowers in God’s secret garden? When Ella eagle discovers that the flowers in  God’s Secret Garden have wilted, she alerts Mayor Benny Bunny. The main suspect in the case is evil Count Slime, who is jealous of the joy the animals have in the garden. Mayor Benny calls in Oliver Owl, the captain of the Owl Force Wisdom Watchers, but the owls have not seen Count Slime during their patrols of the garden. Mayor Benny suggests the animals pray for an answer. God hears their prayer and sends Marietta the angel to help them solve the mystery.
This delightful tale uses animals, nature, and a visit from an angel to teach children the  importance of prayer and the value of trusting God.

What some are saying about Benny’s Angel —

“It requires a special talent to effectively communicate to children the wonders of God’s Word. It requires expanded imagination and Laura Allen Nonemaker certainly has an abundant share of that. In this charming book, she will take her readers into a garden of flowers, aromas, and beauty. This book will be an asset in the child’s spiritual foundation and faith in God.”—Dan Betzer, author of Dan and Louie Bible Stories; Senior Pastor, First Assembly of God, Fort Myers, FL

“Inside the wrapping of this seemingly simple story are valuable lessons on the purpose and power of prayer. Read Benny’s Angel to your children or grandchildren more than once. Its message will sink deep into their spirit and teach them the kind of principles about God’s creation you will want them to know.”— Ken Walker, Huntington, West Virginia; Co-author of Winning the Food Fight; Great-grandfather of seven

 

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Digging for Treasures in God's Garden

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