Lilias Trotter Daring in the Desert by Irene Howat
  

Lilias Trotter Daring in the Desert

Written by Irene Howat
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Part of the Trail Blazers Series

Synopsis

Lilias Trotter Daring in the Desert by Irene Howat

'You could become the greatest living painter. Your paintings would be treasured for ever.' Those were the words Lilias Trotter heard from John Ruskin, one of the world's most established art critics. She had to make a choice between her talent and her calling. Both were gifts from God. In May 1879 Lilias knew what she should do. God's work for Lilias was in the desert land of Algeria. Palm trees and camels replaced lampposts and horse drawn carriages. The desert was her home, its people her friends and its Creator her reason for life.

Reviews

You sometimes read or hear about people who give up something attractive and lucrative for the sake of pursuing their dream. Most worldly success is gained at some sacrificial cost. But the stories about those who pursue treasure in heaven are the most inspiring to the Christian reader. And for this reason I commend 'Daring in the Desert

'Trailblazer'

. -- Ann Benton, Evangelicals Now

About the Author

Irene Howat is an author and ghost-writer for many different Christian biographies as well as multiple children's books and biographies. Her writing skills have gained her an award from the Australian book trade and a reputation as a reliable writer for young children.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
160 pages
Interest Age: From 8 to 14 years

Author

Irene Howat
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Publisher

Christian Focus 4Kids an imprint of Christian Focus Publications Ltd

Publication date

20th July 2016

ISBN

9781781917770


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