The fourth Mr. Pipes adventure by Douglas Bond. 264 pages.
Get ready for a great story about two American teens traveling in Europe with David McCallum, an English organist known in his parish as Mr. Pipes. During a seriesof hair-raising adventures across Europe, Mr. Pipes introduces Annie and Drew to sixteen hymns from the early centuries, and to hymnists Ambrose of Milan, Bernard of Clairvaux, St. Francis of Asissi, St.Patrick, and more. Readers of The Accidental Voyage will come away with a new knowledge and appreciation of the hymns from the early centuries. Homeschool families will especially benefit from this new resource.
"I'm glad I met Mr. Pipes! He's an enriching companion for children and adults, and one of the most engaging 'teachers' I've had in a long time. A treasure trove of stories for both young and old." Robert J. Morgan, pastor and author of Then Sings My Soul
"Splendidly written stories. Douglas Bond has created compelling vignettes that deliver real hymnological information, rich in historical content and context, with insightful applications to modern Christian life. The Accidental Voyag e is not only worthwhile reading for kids but entertaining, truth-filled storytelling. Many adults would benefit from tagging along on Mr. Pipes’ adventures!" Paul S. Jones, organist and music director, Tenth Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia