Gladys Aylward

Gladys Aylward

The Little Woman With a Big Dream

Inspiring children's Christian biography of Gladys Aylward, who endured lots of scary adventures to be a missionary in China.

Part of the Do Great Things For God series.

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Description

While in her twenties, Gladys Aylward (1902-1970) felt called to serve God in China and enrolled at missionary school. After failing her exam and being told that she couldn’t go, she was eventually given the opportunity by an elderly missionary in China who needed a young woman to help her.

The only problem was that she needed to pay for her journey there. China is a very long way away! So Gladys worked day and night until, eventually, she had enough for a train ticket to China.

But her train stopped in Siberia and wouldn’t go any further. Gladys had to cross a dark forest, surrounded by packs of hungry wolves.
She met scary people who thought she was a spy. She sneaked onto a ship, and then took another boat, another train, a bus and lastly a donkey!

When she eventually arrived, the villagers were deeply suspicious and threw mud at her! But, with time, Gladys earned the trust of those around her and helped the elderly missionary, Jeannie, to run a guesthouse for tired travellers, where they would read them stories from the Bible every night.

Children will enjoy this beautifully illustrated children's biography, which can be read to young children aged 4-5 and read by children aged 6 plus.

Part of the new Do Great Things For God series. By exploring the lives of inspiring Christian women, this series will enthuse young children about the great things they can do for God.

Product details

Contents

  • Gladys Aylward: Illustrated Biography
  • Further notes about Gladys for adults and older children

Specification

Age range: 4 - 8
Author Laura Wickham, Jess Rose
ISBN 9781784986551
Format Hardback
First published September 2021
Dimensions 195mm x 240mm x 7.2mm
Language English
Pages 24
Publisher The Good Book Company
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Gladys Aylward | Laura Wickham, Jess Rose | £6.99 £5.94