The Basket of Flowers

The Basket of Flowers: An Introduction

A wonderful and short story for this month of Thanksgiving! The subtitle says, “A Tale for the Young” but I’d say this is a story for ALL ages. I can’t wait to read this aloud to Lydia (and Aaron too!)

I don’t want to give away too much of the story, Lamplighter sums it up like this:

James, the king’s gardener, teaches his 15-year-old daughter Mary all the principles of godliness through his flowers. She is falsely accused of stealing, and the penalty is death. Mary remembers her father had taught her: that it is better to die for the truth than to live for a lie, and that the worst pillow to sleep on is the pillow of a guilty conscience! This story will change your life forever!

inspirational.
character building.
full of Biblical truths.
priceless moral lessons.
first published in the 1800’s, it has stood the test of time.


This book is staying in my permanent collection.
This is a book I WILL read again.

We’re meeting to discuss this book two weeks from today.
November 18th.
7:00pm.
Paradise at Hamilton Town Center.

Buy it here from Amazon.
Buy it here from Lamplighter.
Read it free as an ebook here.
Read it free here too.

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