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  • Out of the Shadow World

Out of the Shadow World

  • Colleen Chao

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Expected Availability: 5/2/2023

Product Description

Ten-year-old Pax Griffin doesn't know if he'll make it to his next birthday. He has cancer. And he's about to embark upon an unforgettable adventure. At their favorite climbing tree, Pax and his best friend Jayni meet Wilmer—a comical bellbird who introduces them to a magical realm of delightful and bewitching creatures.

The children sail a vast sea, navigate a frightening forest, and summit a perilous mountain in search of a mysterious man who might be able to heal Pax. Will they be thwarted by the malevolent weeping willow, a horde of Bandersnogs, or the dragon snake? The kids face their fears and the lurking evil that threatens to destroy them. And they also contend with their own inner struggles: Pax, wounded by Jayni's ignorance of suffering, and Jayni, resentful of how Pax's illness has changed him.

Will the mysterious man meet their dreams and expectations? Pax and Jayni return to their world with newfound joy and hope—and a keen awareness of the very real magical world that lies within their shadow world. 

In Out of the Shadow World, Colleen Chao masterfully weaves a tale of suffering and joy. Children will be captivated. Readers develop empathy and a theology of suffering that equips them to both face difficult circumstances and love others who are experiencing hardship.

Product Details

ISBN: 978-0-8024-3092-2
Publish Date: May 2023
Dimensions: 5 x 7
Format: Paperback