The Sower

By Scott James, Illustrated by Stephen Crotts

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Format: Hardcover w/ Jacket

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Expected: Apr 26, 2022

The Sower

By Scott James, Illustrated by Stephen Crotts

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From creation to final restoration, Scripture paints a vivid picture of God as a gardener—sowing seeds, planting gardens, and bringing life through the power of his word. The Sower introduces this biblical imagery to young readers to help them understand the story of redemptive history and look forward to future reconciliation.

Vibrant illustrations complement the book’s lyrical style to engage a child’s imagination and display God’s cultivating work in creation and in the hearts of his people.


Scott James

Scott James serves as an elder at the Church at Brook Hills. He and his wife, Jaime, have four children and live in Birmingham, Alabama, where he is a practicing pediatric physician. He is the author of Advent- and Easter-themed family worship books as well as the illustrated children’s books Where Is Wisdom? and The Littlest Watchman.


Stephen Crotts

Stephen Crotts is an illustrator and printmaker. His work has been featured in award-winning books and albums. He lives in South Carolina with his wife and two daughters.

Product Details

Category: Children & Youth
Format: Hardcover w/ Jacket
Page Count: 48
Size: 8.0 in x 8.0 in
Weight: 11.16 ounces
ISBN-10: 1-4335-7787-9
ISBN-13: 978-1-4335-7787-1
ISBN-UPC: 9781433577871
Case Quantity: 10
Published: April 26, 2022


“This book communicates the most important thing in the universe to children with both truth and beauty. Parents will want to read this to their children, and children will want to read the book even when their parents aren’t around. The Sower is a book that will sow seeds of its own, seeds of gospel truth.”
Russell Moore, Public Theologian, Christianity Today; Director, Christianity Today's Public Theology Project

The Sower is a lovely, lyrical gift. Its accessible blend of truth and beauty, in words and images, is nourishing and timely. I love it.”
S. D. Smith, author, The Green Ember Series

“The imagery of our Lord as the glorious gardener of our hearts comes to life through the pages of The Sower. Kids will begin to imagine the Lord as he truly is—the one who creates, tends, prunes, and cares.”
Trillia Newbell, author, The Big Wide Welcome and God’s Very Good Idea

“I love reading Scott James’s books to my kids. He retells the gospel story in creative, compelling ways. This is another beautiful book that will help plant the seed of faith in my children and in many others.”
Collin Hansen, Vice President for Content and Editor in Chief, The Gospel Coalition; Host, Gospelbound podcast