What if air mail could reach heaven? In this whimsically illustrated story based on the movie, Tyler loses his compass---and writes to ask God where it is. On his way to the mailbox, he encounters grownups with needs---and adds their requests to his. Includes stationery so your 4- to 7-year-olds can write their own letter! 32 pages, hardcover from Zondervan.
I thought maybe God didnt hear me, so I decided to write him a letter.In his search for a special compass, a young boy writes a letter to God and reveals, to himself and others, the miracle of Gods hand in every situation.This book is inspired by the true story of Tyler, whose life is told in the major motion picture Letters to God. Patrick and Heather Doughtie, authors and parents of the real-life Tyler, share the endearing story of their sons inspiring and contagious faith.
Before focusing his creative energies on fiction, Patrick Doughtie honed his artistic skills as a newspaperman, recording artist, and screenwriter. He was one of the youngest newspaper general managers in California when he and one of his four brothers decided to move to Nashville to pursue a music career. In 1996, after his son Tyler was born, Patrick left the late nights and long trips of the music world to start a construction business in Nashville. After his sons death in 2005, he began his career as a screenwriter. Patrick has written five screenplays and two short-subject scripts in a variety of genres: comedy, drama, thriller, action, and a childrens story.