Is God Sad? by Gil Daleski
  

Is God Sad?

Written by Gil Daleski
Illustrated by

RRP £14.50

Synopsis

Is God Sad? by Gil Daleski

In this colourful and creative children s work, Daleski highlights and answers the hard to ask questions about God and his existence through the dialogue between a father and his daughter. This book serves as a unique learning tool for which every parent can address the fears and feelings children struggle with in terms of God.

Reviews

It can serve as a model for parents who may not quite know how to answer the inquisitive young mind. --Chana Givon, Jerusalem, February 2007 In contrast to its title, this book about God for young children is joyful, with colorful abstract illustrations to convey the idea of loving omnipotence that the text imparts. As a child named Tamar asks questions about God, such as How does God know that I m sad? or So what does it mean to die? , her father answers them in a truthful, reverent, and gentle way. Translated from the Hebrew by Shirley Kaufman, the conversation between father and child affirms God s goodness, empathy, loving kindness, and generosity, while also confronting questions about death in a way that will give comfort to a young child. For preschool grade 2 -- Susan Berson, Denver, September / October 2007 Issue of the AJL (Association of Jewish Libraries) Newsletter

About the Author

Gil Daleski was born in Jerusalem in 1954 and has always lives in the Holy city. He studied psychology and philosophy at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and worked as a Group Dynamic Leader. He is also the author of many poems. Is God Sad? was inspired by the author's intimate conversations with his three daughters and his intense interest in the subject over many years.

More books by this author

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Hardback
40 pages

Author

Gil Daleski
More books by Gil Daleski

Publisher

Gefen Publishing House

Publication date

1st February 2007

ISBN

9789652293725


It’s really exciting to read and review new books, thrilling to see my reviews online and I love finding the final published copies on sale.

Sam Harper – age 10

We love Lovereading as my 5 year old loves to read new books before anyone else has a chance, she says it makes reading exciting!

Tracey Chorley

Writing reviews help the children with their literacy skills and we always read the books together which gives us good quality family time!

Cat Bisland (on behalf of the Bi

I love lovereading4kids because I’ve read amazing books I would never have picked up, and its opened doors to new genre’s I now love.

Harriet Cunningham

At @HHSHaringey we love @lovereading4kids because our pupils can practice reviewing & get free upcoming books before anyone else!

Helen Swinyard – Heartlands High

I love Lovereading because I often never know what to read and this helps you find a good book. I have recommended this to many people.

Shannon-Louise Masters – age 15

I have told all my friends, family & teachers to see for themselves just how great the site is. Without fail, they are hugely impressed.

Alexander Boxall – age 11

It has introduced my children to books we hadn’t come across before. Real children’s reviews gives a great insight into what others think to

Lorraine Woods
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools