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Number of Pages: 40
Vendor: Thomas Nelson
Publication Date: 2017
My great big God takes care of me! My great big God loves me! Find out just how great and big God really is in this adorable Bible storybook for little ones.
Bestselling author Andy Holmes takes children on a special journey through 20 of the most loved and known stories in the Bible that illustrate the character of God. Each story is told in adorable rhymes and ends with a fresh takeaway that even the youngest child will understand: My great big God is good! My great big God is powerful! Parents and children alike will love to read these stories together and learn about how wonderful our God is.
With bright, eye-catching illustrations by Marta Alvarez Miguens and thick pages perfect for little hands to hold, My Great Big God will be a family favorite for years to come.
Andy Holmes is a creator, performer, writer, and songwriter. He is a frequent conference speaker, teacher, and workshop leader at events all over the country. Andy has appeared on The 700 Club and numerous other talk/interview radio and television programs. He is the author of the Tommy Nelson childrens books Growing with Jesus and the Bible for Me series.
Marta Alvarez Miguens is a childrens book illustrator in La Coruña (Spain). Her artwork is characterized by happy colors and cute children and animals with red, healthy cheeks. In her spare time, Marta loves playing with her three cats, walking in the woods, watching movies, and drinking a cup of coffee with her friends.
contemplativereflections5 Stars Out Of 5Book Review: My Great Big GodAugust 8, 2017contemplativereflectionsQuality: 0Value: 0Meets Expectations: 0In "My Great Big God," Andy Holmes and Marta Alvarez Miguens team up to introduce young children to God and His attributes through twenty Bible stories. Although the book is not considered a children's Bible, the chapters progress from creation and ends with a reiteration of the Great Commission to tell others about how great God is. Many of the stories selected are typical but some are interesting choices such as Moses receiving the Ten Commandments from God on Mount Sinai. Of the Christian children books I have read, this one has the most vibrant illustrations with careful attention to detail. For example, in the story about Joseph and his brothers, each individual is uniquely crafted with different clothes and physical attributes. As for the content, what I found most captivating is the author's ability to summarize the entire story in a small paragraph. Also, the author maintains an appropriate balance of being true to original story while allowing some room for imagination. Furthermore, Holmes applies rhyme and meter in his sentences which makes the reading fun and engaging for both parents and children alike. The reading level would be suitable for ages two to five but younger children would likely enjoy having parents point out the bright pictures and sound out the catchy sentences.
I would gladly recommend this wonderful book to all kids who want to learn about our great God who creates, sustains, and rules over all things. The book is helpful in focusing on how the biblical narrative reveals God to us rather than simply drawing out a moral lesson that we can learn. Moreover, it is imperative for young children to attain a strong grasp of who God is as this has significant implications on how they view the world that they are exploring every day.
In compliance with Federal Trade Commission guidelines, I was provided a review copy of this book from BookLook Bloggers.
EmilyRib Lake, WIAge: 25-34Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Cute and Fun - My Review of My Great Big GodJuly 14, 2017EmilyRib Lake, WIAge: 25-34Gender: femaleQuality: 0Value: 0Meets Expectations: 0Published by: Tommy Nelson
Written by: Andy Holmes
Inspired by: Marta Alvarez Miguens
I enjoy checking out children's books, so I was happy to have the chance to read and review this Bible story collection.
My Great Big God shares a variety of Bible stories with a rhyming text.
The pictures in this book are pretty cute. I have seen cuter, but I still like them.
What I liked:
The book is colorful and fun.
The rhyming text is fun to read.
I like the sturdiness of this book.
I like the size of this book.
The stories in this little Bible are pretty true to the Bible.
What I didn't like:
There is nothing in particular that I really didn't like.
Overall, I like this little book.
I give My Great Big God 5 out of 5 stars.
I received this book free to review from BookLook. The opinions expressed in this review are my true thoughts and feeling regarding this book. I am disclosing this information in accordance with the Federal Trade Commissions 16 CFR, Part 255.