The 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 extensive experience 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.
Author: Hitjo Garst.
Translator: Olive McKinley.
Illustrator: Anja Shanmugampillai.
Format: softcover book, 328 pages.
Publisher: George Ronald Publisher, 2007.
Works by Anja Shanmugampillai
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.