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Eldon Johnson is a Harvard grad and former Harvard chaplain. He is the founder of the non-profit organization, RISK—Relationships In Serving Kids, and the writer of many scripts and books. He and his wife Kristen have three daughters. This is his first children’s book.--This text refers to an alternate Hardcover edition.
I would highly recommend this book as a gift for a young child for Christmas, or even before Christmas!
I love this book because it teaches a valuable lesson to children and adults on the true meaning of Christmas and how it is important to give and help others.
The illustrations by Bonnie Leick are absolutely beautiful and captures the tone and wonderment of the story.
I liked the message to children that Christmas is not about getting gifts, and I liked how it emphasized that whatever you do to the least of these is a gift to Jesus. Read morePublished 2 months ago by RuthSophia
Kindle version pictures are really small. Story content is imaginative entertaining and true to God's love for us. Jesus is the reason for the season.Published 2 months ago by Courtney Moyer
This is a great book to help remind kids to move past the materialism that is all over our culture at Christmas and to think of others. Read morePublished 12 months ago by blueyes483
Join Emma and her dog, Shu-Shu on adventure that starts right in her own playhouse. Emma receives an invitation to the king's birthday party and she and her dog Shu-Shu are picked... Read morePublished on January 8, 2013 by Amazon Customer
This was a wonderful Christmas story that truly depicts the real meaning of the Christmas season. My 5 year old understood that Christmas is about giving to the less fortunate and... Read morePublished on December 7, 2011 by Kansas
What a cute and magical book! Emma, (also my Granddaughter's name) is on her way to the King's Birthday Party. Read morePublished on April 15, 2011 by LilPup
The King's Christmas List by Eldon Johnson, illustrated by Bonnie Leick is a children's picture book about a little girl, Emma, and her dog Shu-Shu. Read morePublished on April 6, 2011 by Mama
This book is a wonderful gift of teaching kids on the gift of giving. I love how this story takes a small girl and shows her generous giving to those in need. Read morePublished on January 21, 2011 by Faith Walker