Caleb never really wanted to be a shepherd. But when he rescued a newborn lamb from a tangle of thorns and was given it as his own, his feelings began to change. As the lamb grew, Caleb came to feel a special affection for it. In the end, he owed his life to the lamb.
Helen Santos began writing when she was five years old. She had her first book published when she was still a teenager, in the 1950's. Since then, she has had about thirty books published, primarily for children.
"The author in a profound and masterful way, through this simple story, makes biblical narrative come alive. Both young and old will be captivated by this book and will appreciate the story's relevance to the Christian life. -Mark Kelderman
"Caleb's Lamb is a gripping, humbling read, with surprising twists, all designed to promote a deep sense of appreciation for the principle of substitution. Read it aloud to your children, and use it to teach them the gospel. -Dr. Joel R. Beeke