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Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Mr. Pipes and the British Hymnmakers - TOS Crew Review


'Mr. Pipes and the British Hymnmakers

by author: Douglas Bond

TOS Crew Review

Retail:  $9.89
pdf Download: $8.79
ISBN: 1930092121
ISBN-13: 9781930092129
Author: Douglas Bond
Downloaded easily as a .pdf or E-book onto a Kindle or iPad.

I had the opportunity to review this book in a pdf format.  I easily transferred it from my PC to my Nook Tablet.  It has 242 pages.  Suggested for grades 7-10'th.

About the book-

This is the first book of four in the series by Douglas Bond.  He tells the story of two teens that are on vacation in England who meet an elderly English man people call Mr. Pipes. Through this relationship they learn about famous British hymn writers and about the value of traditional praise and worship.

 The other three books in the series are:

Mr. Pipes and Psalms and Hymns of the Reformation

Mr. Pipes comes to America

Accidental Voyage: Discovering Hymns of the Early Centuries


You can buy the complete set for $38.99! 

What I thought -

We have all heard the saying, "You can't judge a book by the cover".  So true for this book.  My son, who is 13, really enjoyed the book despite the cover.  (I myself didn't finish it yet. So this review is my sons opinion.) He said that it was interesting that these American modern teens could interact, learn from and enjoy Mr. Pipes.  He enjoyed the English setting and storytelling.  Every chapter these teens learned something new.  This kept my son very interested.

My son gives this an A+!  He is excited to read the rest of the books in the series!

Disclaimer: As a member of the TOS Crew, I received this product, at no cost to me, in exchange for my honest review. All opinions are mine.

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