THE ARK, THE REED, AND THE FIRE CLOUD
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Book One: The Ark, the Reed, & the Fire Cloud
A magical adventure of animals traveling worldwide to Noah’s Ark.
Max, a Scottish terrier, takes his usual morning trot down to the loch where he hears a mysterious Voice humming in the reeds saying, "Come to Me...follow the fire cloud." He embarks on an unknown journey from Scotland, meeting other animals along the way including Liz, a brilliant, petite black cat from France. Max and Liz become the brave leaders for their group, and eventually, for the entire ark. The mysterious journey, filled with danger, humor, trials, and triumphs, leads them across Europe to the Middle East. The moment of arrival for these animals is spectacular as the ark is miraculously transformed into the animals' natural habitats.
Throughout the previous one hundred years, Noah and family have endured ridicule from villagers while building the ark. Now this family must painfully witness the loss of lives and total destruction of the earth through the mighty flood.
After the journey to the ark, the voyage in the ark begins. Liz finds ways to keep the animals occupied, including daily exercise led by the flamingos and a talent night where the animals entertain each other with their natural abilities. But a sinister plot develops Someone is out to kill Noah and his family. Liz follows clues that lead her to discover a stowaway who has deceived them all. Max and Liz foil the plot, but at a high price. The end climaxes with unexpected twists and turns, taking the reader from despair to hope.
(434 pages, 20 Accelerated Reader pts)
Winner of the 2009 Readers' Favorite Gold Award!
"As a Christian homeschool family, we thoroughly enjoyed this book, a solid mixture of Biblical truth and imaginative whimsy. Whether used as a family read aloud or for individual reading time, The Ark, the Reed, and the Fire Cloud will be a new treasured favorite for families of all ages." Read the Full Product Review by Michele Pleasants, The Old Schoolhouse® Magazine.
Recommended by the pre-eminent Homeschool Magazine!
"A Thrilling, Fun, and Outstanding Adventure!!" Audible 5-Star Review by Avid Reader
Oh my!! What an outstanding audiobook for young and old!! I had read this book to my students many times, but to listen to this audio version was incredible!! The performance is excellent!! Each voice is unique!! It actually makes you feel like you are there with them!! An added bonus is the great life lessons you won’t even realize you are learning because the story is so wonderful!! I recommend this book to anyone!! I am anxiously awaiting the other books in the series!! Get this book for your child, teenager, or best friend!! It’s THAT GOOD!!
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“The Ark, the Reed, and the Fire Cloud is one of the most enjoyable books I’ve read in years! I absolutely delighted in the characters and couldn’t help but laugh out loud several times. (And let me tell you, for a comedian that is a rarity!) It’s an epic journey of faith and a marvelous adventure that readers will want to go on again and again. I know I will!”
-Torry Martin, Author, Actor, Comedian and Writer for Adventures in Odyssey™ produced by Focus on the Family
EPIC ILLUSTRATOR: ROB MOFFITT
“These books have given me a newfound belief and relationship with God. I was an atheist in an extremely Christian family. None of the church teachings or bible camps could ever get through to me. But five years ago, when looking for something new to read in the library, I saw the first book. I had no idea it was a "churchy" book when I picked it out, but I loved it and anxiously count down the days to the release dates! These books reached me in a way nothing else could.”
-Lauren Slaven, Ball State University