One Little Match (Hardcover)

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By Thomas S. Monson, Dan Burr (Illustrator)
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Thomas S. Monson loved spending summers at his family's cabin in Utah's Vivian Park. One summer day, he and his best friend, Danny, decided to clear a field so they could gather with their friends and have a campfire that night. The tall, stubborn weeds would not pull out easily. So Tommy had the idea to burn them up instead.

He knew he shouldn't use matches without permission from his parents. But he ignored the feeling that warned him of the danger and raided the matchbox in the cabin. Back in the field, he lit one little match and prepared to set the parched June grass ablaze...

Readers of all ages will resonate with this wonderful true story that demonstrates the blessings of obedience and "the dangers that can come from something as small as one little match.

About the Author

Thomas S. Monson is a publishing professional, sought-after speaker, veteran of WW II and President ofThe Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Dan Burr, an award-winning illustrator, earned a bachelor of fine arts degree from Utah State University and a master's degree in illustration from Syracuse University. He and his wife, Patti, are the parents of two children and live in Tetonia, Idaho. Dan has illustrated many children's books, including "The Miracle of the Wooden Shoes, I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day, " and "The Mansion"."""
Product Details
ISBN: 9781609078683
ISBN-10: 1609078683
Publisher: Shadow Mountain
Publication Date: March 3rd, 2014
Pages: 1
Language: English