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Friends Panda loves to paint and play the drums, but most of all he loves to skate So when he meets some fellow skateboarding enthusiasts, Panda just knows they ll become good friends But is shared passion the best foundation for friendship In Friends, a tale that most kids aged will identify with, Panda learns that inward looking friends who show no concern for our identity or desires are hardly friends at all This second book in the Panda series beautifully illustrates the Christian view of friendship, teaching kids to love others the way that God loves us

  • Hardcover
  • 34 pages
  • Friends
  • Mark Hadley
  • English
  • 08 June 2019
  • 1922000515

About the Author: Mark Hadley

Mark Hadley has been a professional writer for 25 years, creating award winning documentaries and television series, including Christian productions like The Christ Files and Life of Jesus In addition to his children s books Home and Friends , Mark is a regular on the national radio program Open House, and a columnist for sixteen Christian publications across Australia Mark and his wife Maia live an adventure that centres on three young sons in the suburbs of Sydney.



3 thoughts on “Friends

  1. Omega Writers Omega Writers says:

    Four reviews our CALEB reviewers 1 Panda just loved to skate and when he met some others who also loved skate boarding he knew that they would be best friends To begin with they did have good times together as they did wild and exciting tricks, but there was something wrong very wrong Everyone in the group had to like the same things wear the same clothes and eat the same snacks There was so much peer pressure that Panda couldn t ever be himself.And then Panda meets Charlie Charlie is d Four reviews our CALEB reviewers 1 Panda just loved to skate and when he met some others who also loved skate boarding he knew that they would be best friends To begin with they did have good times together as they did wild and exciting tricks, but there was something wrong very wrong Everyone in the group had to like the same things wear the same clothes and eat the same snacks There was so much peer pressure that Panda couldn t ever be himself.And then Panda meets Charlie Charlie is different Charlie sometimes does what Panda likes instead of Panda always having to be the same as his friends He quickly learns that Charlie is a true friend Friends by Nathan Lee and Mark Hadley is a good teaching tool for parents and teachers of young children There is a page at the end of the book with questions for the adult to ask to help the child develop a sense of what it means to be a friend and what it means to have a friend Friends is brightly illustrated DS 2 Here is Panda again with a lesson to learn This time about the balance between maintaining your individuality and being a person who can accommodate friends who are different Panda loves to skate He has a great time with some skating friends until the rules they make about all liking the same things or wearing the same in clothes make Panda sad That is, until he meets Charlie Charlie accepts Panda without trying to change him and that means they could get on together Children s friendships frequently come to grief on just these sorts of problems The illustrations are just as much fun as they were in the first book The Parents Notes at the back would help parents to explain the deeper meanings in the story LS 3 From the authors of Home comes another title in the Growing Faith series Friends by Mark Hadley revisits the experiences of Panda and his search for authentic friendship.A hard cover picture book with illustrations by Nathan Lee, Friends, as the title suggests, explores the nature of friendship What is a true friend Panda wants to have friends and to be a good friend How does this happen Friends also addresses the issue of peer pressure and would be a helpful resource for youth ministry to get the discussion going about healthy human relationships KL 4 Skate loving Panda discovered that the basis of true friendship is muchcomplex than just mutual interest A child s understanding will be enhanced by the clear, colourful illustrations which portray the emotions involved in developing a real friend Parental notes conclude with useful discussion starters, reinforced by the unmistakable message of Luke 6 27 36.Volunteer reviewer Bookseller s Prize section of CALEB Awards

  2. Julie Firmstone Julie Firmstone says:

    We often seek out friends among those who like doing the same things as us But are these the best kinds of friendships Panda decides that finding people who look like him and enjoy the same interests will make him happier His voyage of discovery shows him that the best friends are those who love us as we are and not for what we can give them it s a journey where grace and caring for others is a two way street that brings a much richer and lasting kind of friendship Note Julie was the Man We often seek out friends among those who like doing the same things as us But are these the best kinds of friendships Panda decides that finding people who look like him and enjoy the same interests will make him happier His voyage of discovery shows him that the best friends are those who love us as we are and not for what we can give them it s a journey where grace and caring for others is a two way street that brings a much richer and lasting kind of friendship Note Julie was the Managing Editor on this publication

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