You Are Special: A Story for Everyone (Gift Edition) (Wemmicks Collection) (Paperback)

You Are Special: A Story for Everyone (Gift Edition) (Wemmicks Collection) By Max Lucado, Sergio Martinez (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Max Lucado, Sergio Martinez (Illustrator)
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You Are Special tells the story of Punchinello, the wooden Wemmick. The inhabitants of Wemmicksville spend their days placing stickers on each other. Golden star stickers are put on the talented, smart, and attractive Wemmicks. Gray dot stickers are for those who make mistakes and don't stand out. Punchinello, despite his best efforts to get stars from the other Wemmicks, is covered in gray dots and begins to believe he'll never be worth anything. Then one day he visits Eli the woodcarver, his creator, and everything changes.

Max Lucado's beautiful story reminds us that we are precious to God just the way we are. Parents and children alike will enjoy this touching portrayal of an eternal truth. This bestseller has sold millions of copies and is now available as a special paperback gift edition and includes captivating illustrations by Sergio Martinez.

About the Author


Max Lucado (MA, Abilene Christian University) serves as the minister of preaching at Oak Hills Church in San Antonio, Texas, and is a best-selling author and speaker. His award-winning books have been translated into more than fifty-four languages and he has been named one of the most influential leaders in social media by The New York Times. Max lives in San Antonio, Texas, with his wife, Denalyn, and has three daughters and one granddaughter.Sergio Martinez was born in Mexico City, studied art in Paris, and has worked as an art director and illustrator on three continents. He has done freelance illustrative work for Disney Press and other major publishers, and has illustrated internationally renowned gift editions of several literary classics including Peter Pan, Pinocchio, and A Christmas Carol. His classic style graces the pages of many children's books including Crossway's best-selling children's book, You Are Special, also written by Max Lucado.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781433522673
ISBN-10: 1433522675
Publisher: Crossway
Publication Date: June 7th, 2011
Pages: 48
Language: English
Series: Wemmicks Collection

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