• Most Mighty Branch

Most Mighty Branch

Stories from the Life of 'Abdu'l-Bahá

65 short stories about ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, suitable for children’s classes, for children to read themselves and for reading aloud.

  • Who was ‘Abdu’l-Bahá?
  • Why was He called ‘the Most Mighty Branch’?
  • Why was he a prisoner for 60 years?

The Most Mighty Branch answers these questions in a simple, straightforward style. The book covers all important events of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s childhood, his imprisonment in ‘Akká, his journeys to the West, and his significance as Centre of the Covenant of the Bahá’í Faith.

Beautifully written by Hitjo Garst, a writer for children with extensiveexperience in teaching children’s classes. This translation by Olive McKinley captures the style and spirit of the original and is captivatingly illustrated by Anja Shanmugampillai.

Translated byOlive McKinley.

65 short stories about ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, suitable for children’s classes, for children to read themselves and for reading aloud.

  • Who was ‘Abdu’l-Bahá?
  • Why was He called ‘the Most Mighty Branch’?
  • Why was he a prisoner for 60 years?

The Most Mighty Branch answers these questions in a simple, straightforward style. The book covers all important events of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s childhood, his imprisonment in ‘Akká, his journeys to the West, and his significance as Centre of the Covenant of the Bahá’í Faith.

Beautifully written by Hitjo Garst, a writer for children with extensiveexperience in teaching children’s classes. This translation by Olive McKinley captures the style and spirit of the original and is captivatingly illustrated by Anja Shanmugampillai.

Translated byOlive McKinley.

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  • Contributors:
    Hitjo Garst (Author) | 
    Anja Shanmugampillai (Illustrator)
  • Format: Softcover book | 335 pages
  • Dimensions: 140 x 220 mm | 410 g
  • Publisher: George Ronald Publisher, 2007
  • Note: black & white illustrations
  • ISBN: 9780853985136

About Hitjo Garst

Hitjo Garst was born in the Netherlands into an orthodox Protestant family and became a Bahá'í in 1972. For many years he has been involved in the translation of books for the Dutch Bahá'í community and in the development of Bahá'í children's classes.

Titles by Hitjo Garst

Learning the History
for the Middle Years

Life and Times of 'Abdu'l-Baha
for Children

Resources: Printed
suggestions for the Baha'i Children's Program