Thank You, God

J Bradley Wigger (Author) Jago (Illustrator)
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Description

A heartwarming reminder of life's blessings

This bright, lyrical book offers readers of all ages and backgrounds the perfect chance to reflect on all the things that they have to be grateful for. Thank You, God is a celebration of family and friends, of homes and food to share, and of the wonder of creation from the first light of day to the calm, peaceful night.

This inspiring book, with its elegant yet accessible text and vibrant illustrations, is sure to have a powerful impact on readers as it encourages them to view the world around them with fresh eyes.

Product Details

Price
$17.00
Publisher
Eerdmans Books for Young Readers
Publish Date
August 01, 2014
Pages
26
Dimensions
8.8 X 0.4 X 11.7 inches | 0.9 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780802854247

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About the Author

J. Bradley Wigger is professor of religious education at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary. He is the author of Together We Pray: A Prayer Book for Families (Chalice Press).

Jago is an award-winning children's illustrator. His books include The Jesus Storybook Bible by Sally Lloyd-Jones, Thoughts to Make Your Heart Sing (both Zonderkidz), and Oh No, Jonah! (Kar-Ben Publishing). Jago lives in England. Visit his website at www.jagoillustration.com.

Reviews

Living Church
"Invites us to linger on the many good things we have received and to receive them with delighted, thankful hearts."

Publishers Weekly (STARRED review)
"An inspiring and accessible introduction to the practice of prayer."

Kirkus Reviews
"Simplicity made plain and lovely carries a nondenominational prayer of gratitude for all that is."

Booklist (STARRED review)
"Family, friends, shared meals, and shared stories are just a few of the everyday familiars with which readers will identify. But some of the spreads artistically recreate the natural world, and these pictures, rendered in digital paints and photographic textures, make an especially strong impression and capture the wonder of the universe. . . . Both poetic and child-friendly."

Christian Library Journal
"Thank You, God has a peaceful rhythm and a timeless truth. . . . [It] would make a memorable gift for a young child, likely to be shared by the whole family and revisited often."

Catholic Library World
"Thank you, God provides words perfect for children to use as they learn to converse with God. The text, suitable as a bedtime prayer, highlights the myriad riches of the world for which we can all be thankful. . . . Teachers and librarians will find a place for this book during storytimes as they teach young children about God's role in their lives."

Congregational Libraries Today
"Thank You, God will be a welcome addition to any congregational library that serves children."

School Library Today
"Elegant and enjoyable. . . . This book would be a great tool for devotions in the home, classroom, or church.