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Max Lucado’s Hermie & Friends” Series
Goes Digital to Reach a New Generation

New microsite offers free streaming videos, educational games,
and many new resources 

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 20, 2016) – Max Lucado and Tommy Nelson, the children’s imprint of Thomas Nelson, have made the popular Max Lucado’s Hermie & Friends series for children available online. Full video episodes,  a new curriculum, and many free resources for families, small groups and churches are now available on

The series stars Hermie the common caterpillar and teaches children biblical lessons that strengthen their faith and help them understand that God loves you just the way you are but He isn’t finished with you yet.

“Looks like Hermie is on the move,” said Lucado. “Turns out, our little caterpillar friend didn’t want to be left behind in this digital age! This new digital home is a fun place for children to learn important biblical lessons and for families to access videos and other resources easily. I’m grateful to our team for making this technology available.”

Full episodes are available for free streaming and help children with some of the most important life lessons from the Bible such as trusting God, getting along, telling the truth, and others.  The episodes that are available online align with the corresponding new children’s curriculum. Free episodes will be rotated to ensure children are engaged and have access to a variety of content that is both educational and entertaining.

“Max is passionate and committed to helping children learn about the love and grace of Jesus Christ,” said Laura Minchew, Senior Vice President & Publisher of Gift Books, Children’s Books, and New Media at Thomas Nelson. “Hermie has already made an incredible impact on countless young lives, and we are grateful for this new opportunity to reach the hearts and minds of a new generation of children.”

Media Contact:
Stefanie Schroeder
Senior Publicist


About Tommy Nelson:  Tommy Nelson® is the children’s division of Thomas Nelson. As a leading provider of Christian content, Tommy Nelson publishes a wide variety of high-quality, enjoyable products that are consistent with the teachings found in the Bible. Tommy Nelson’s award winning products are designed to expand children’s imaginations and nurture their faith while inspiring them to develop a personal relationship with Jesus. For more information, visit