Thank You, God by Jago
  

Thank You, God

Written by Jago
Illustrated by Jago

Synopsis

Thank You, God by Jago

This bright, lyrical book offers readers a chance to reflect on all the things that they have to be grateful for. It's 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. Full color.

Reviews

Kirkus Reviews Simplicity made plain and lovely carries a nondenominational prayer of gratitude for all that is. Publishers Weekly (STARRED review) An inspiring and accessible introduction to the practice of prayer. 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. Living Church

Publishers Weekly (STARRED review)

Kirkus Reviews

Booklist (STARRED review)

Christian Library Journal

Catholic Library World

Congregational Libraries Today

School Library Today

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

An inspiring and accessible introduction to the practice of prayer.

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

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.

Thank You, Godhas 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.

Thank you, Godprovides 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.

Thank You, Godwill be a welcome addition to any congregational library that serves children.

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

An inspiring and accessible introduction to the practice of prayer.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
26 pages

Author

Jago
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Publisher

William B Eerdmans Publishing Co

Publication date

25th September 2014

ISBN

9780802854247


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