This delightful hardback picture-book reminds kids of God's steadfastness
In this illustrated hardback book, the little sheep finds many crafty and creative ways to hide, but the shepherd is always one step ahead, able to find and bring home his runaway sheep.
This multi-faceted and charming tale uses many different Bible stories to show young and old how much the good shepherd loves us.
Use this author read-along video in your toddler group:
"The Runaway Sheep is a beautiful story of a good shepherd's relentless love for wandering sheep. No matter how creative we are in our attempts to run from God, his grace to follow and find us is greater."
Betsy Childs Howard, editor at The Gospel Coalition, author of Arlo and the Great Big Cover-Up
"Kids love to play hide and seek! With creative flair and captivating illustrations, Dan Olson grabs kid’s attention with biblical truth: We all play this game with God. The Runaway Sheep shows us more. No matter how hard we try to hide, Jesus wins out every time!"
Barbara Reaoch, author and speaker, served as director Bible Study Fellowship’s Children’s Division
“This was such a lovely book for how it intertwines the various stories of the Bible, where God ran after people to bring them to Him. It is a story that will cause all of us to think about our relationship with God and the steadfast love He has for us!”
Anika T. Prather, founder of The Living Water School
"With a nod to a well-loved children's classic, the story of the Runaway Sheep weaves its way through multiple biblical stories to remind children and the people who love them that the Story the Bible tells is a unified one of God's dependable, pursuing love."
Elizabeth Stewart, Interim Director, Family Leadership Network
A great read for:
- Children from 1 - 7
- Biblical themes your kids can unwrap as they get older
- Delightful illustrations