You never know when I might play a wild card on you!
Today's Wild Card author is:
and the book:
Zondervan (January 15, 2010)***Special thanks to Pam Mettler of Zondervan for sending me a review copy.***
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Andrew is the creator, writer, and illustrator of the Lost Sheep series. Way back in 1989 as a young Bible college student, Andrew was asked to give the dreaded “children’s talk” at a large church. Andrew possessed one talent: he could draw sheep. He bought some overhead projector sheets and drew up the story of Cecil and the Lost Sheep. T he congregation loved it, so Andrew continued to draw stories to use with kids and adults. Other students, pastors, and teachers started borrowing the stories.
List Price: $4.99
Reading level: Ages 4-8
Paperback: 32 pages
Publisher: Zondervan (January 15, 2010)
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Your child will love this brightly illustrated book that teaches them about the story in Mark 10:13-16:
"People were bringing little children to Jesus to have him touch them, but the disciples rebuked them. When Jesus saw this he was indignant. He said to them, " Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these. I tell you the truth, anyone who will not receive the kingdom of God like a little child will never enter it. And he took the children in his arms, put his hands on them and blessed them"
It is a modern retelling of this timeless Bible lesson for children ages 4-7, with only a few words on each page. Both my 3.5 year old and 2 year sat great while listening to the entire book. These paperbacks are the perfect size for a backpack or diaper bag, and would make a wonderful gift for any occasion.
I give this book a thumbs up and highly recommend it!