Helen Roseveare

The Doctor Who Kept Going No Matter What

By Laura Wickham, illustrated by Cecilia Messina

Inspiring children's biography of Helen Roseveare, who served God as a missionary doctor in central Africa.

Part of the Do Great Things For God series.

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On the day of her eighth birthday, Helen sat in Sunday school cutting and sticking pictures of far-away countries and, in her heart, made a decision:

“When I grow up, I will travel the world and tell other boys and girls about Jesus.”

Follow the life story of Helen Roseveare (1925-2016) from medical student to missionary doctor in the heart of Africa. You'll learn all about the ups and downs she experienced, including being held as a prisoner for many months, and you'll discover how her faith kept her going as she remembered to “Be still, and know that I am God”. (Psalm 46 v 10)

Children will enjoy this beautifully illustrated children's biography, which can be read to young children aged 4-5 and read by children aged 6 plus.

Worksheets are available to help children interact with the biography.Can also be used for Homeschool Co-ops. Part of the new Do Great Things For God series. By exploring the lives of inspiring Christian women, this series will enthuse children about the great things they can do for God.

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  • Helen Roseveare: Illustrated Biography
  • Further notes about Helen for adults and older children

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Age range: 4 - 7
Contributors Laura Wickham, Cecilia Messina
ISBN 9781784987466
Format Hardback
First published February 2023
Dimensions 7.7" x 9.4" x 0.3"
Case quantity 50
Language English
Pages 24
Publisher The Good Book Company

Melissa Kruger

Author; Director of Women's Initiatives, The Gospel Coalition

Children want heroes. While they may look for them in fictional accounts of magical powers or super-human strength, Christian biographies offer up true stories that invite children to see the greatness of God’s power at work through his people. As parents, we have the opportunity to introduce our children to heroes like “Helen Roseveare: The Doctor Who Kept Going No Matter What.” I pray that this book will inspire a new generation of missionaries who faithfully serve all over the world.

Courtney Reissig

Author, Teach Me to Feel: Worshiping Through the Psalms in Every Season of Life

I’ve loved Helen Roseveare’s story since I became a Christian. Her faithfulness in suffering is one to encourage both children and adults alike. This is a wonderful story of perseverance that I will read to my children over and over again!

Barbara Reaoch

Author, A Jesus Christmas and A Jesus Easter

Helen Roseveare’s life still speaks. Her real story will help your children see their real need for Jesus.

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