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Wednesday, December 2, 2009

GOD GAVE US LOVE by Lisa Tawn Bergren


GOD GAVE US LOVE
Author: Lisa Tawn Bergren

Source: Publisher
*I received this book free of charge for an honest review*
  • Reading level: Ages 4-8
  • Hardcover: 40 pages
  • Publisher: WaterBrook Press (September 15, 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1400074479
  • ISBN-13: 978-1400074471
SYNOPSIS:
As Little Cub and Grampa Bear’s fishing adventure is interrupted by mischievous otters, the young polar bear begins to question why we must love others… even the seemingly unlovable. In answering her questions, Grampa Bear gives tender explanations that teach Little Cub about the different kinds of love that is shared between families, friends, and mamas and papas. Grampa explains that all these kinds of love come from God and that it is important to love others because… “Any time we show love, Little Cub, we’re sharing a bit of his love.” This sweet tale will warm the hearts of young children as they learn about all the different sorts of love, while the gentle explanations of each provide a valuable opportunity to encourage children to share with others a “God-sized love.”

MY THOUGHTS:
When it comes to reviewing book for children, I use a few different things to determine my opinion on it.
Was my child focused on the book as we read it together? Yes
Did she enjoy all the pictures or artwork throughout the book? Yes
Did she understand the meaning of what the book was about when we
discussed it afterwords? Yes
Did she ask me to read it again? Yes

My daughter and I both enjoyed this book. We are loving all the artwork and the story. The author writes themes with a child in mind. Easy for them to comprehend and enjoy at the same time.

MY RATING:

Outstanding Book That Will Stay On My Bookshelf
For Rereading!



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