The Crippled Lamb

The Crippled Lamb

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From bestselling author Max Lucado comes a unique Christmas story called The Crippled Lamb, an inspirational children's book about being different, fitting in, and being happy with yourself. With more than 100,000 copies sold, this timeless bestseller has become a holiday read the entire family enjoys.

The Crippled Lamb follows the story of Joshua, a lamb with a crippled leg who feels left out because he can't run and play like the other lambs. But God has a special plan for Joshua's life, as He does for all who feel alone. Readers will feel a gentle tug on their hearts as the little lamb's prayers are answered in an amazing way on Christmas Day.

This warm and endearing book:

Is great for readers ages 3 to 7
Has a jacket with beautiful gold foil and an embossed title on the front cover
Includes original oil-painting illustrations by Liz Bonham
Is a great choice for kids who have disabilities, deal with anxiety or bullying, or are learning about inclusivity
Is a perfect gift for Christmas or birthdays
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 32 pages
  • 184 x 236 x 9mm | 285g
  • Nashville, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • illu
  • 1400318076
  • 9781400318070
  • 71,266

About Max Lucado

Since entering the ministry in 1978, Max Lucado has served churches in Miami, Florida; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; and San Antonio, Texas. He currently serves as Teaching Minister of Oak Hills Church in San Antonio. He is the recipient of the 2021 ECPA Pinnacle Award for his outstanding contribution to the publishing industry and society at large. He is America's bestselling inspirational author with more than 145 million products in print.

Visit his website at

The Max Lucado Encouraging Word Podcast
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Rating details

6,692 ratings
4.47 out of 5 stars
5 63% (4,239)
4 23% (1,543)
3 11% (735)
2 2% (133)
1 1% (42)
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