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|Format: DRM Protected ePub|
Vendor: Thomas Nelson
Publication Date: 2011
Cuddle up with your little ones and count all the blessings God put in their day.
This book is a precious way to put your little ones to bed at night and fill their thoughts with the many good things that have filled their day. Its a great way to teach them gratitude and help them sleep soundly at night.
Whether its Mommys goodnight kisses, Grandpas comfy lap, or pancakes stacked THIS high, there are so many blessings to count before bed! Written in rhyme and coupled with adorable illustrations, this follow up book to best-selling Night Night Prayer will be an instant bedtime hit.
Amy Parker has written and co-written more than forty books for children, teens, and adults, with more than a million copies sold. She has collaborated with authors ranging from New York Times bestsellers to her very own son. Two of these collaborationsFirebird and Courageous Teensare recipients of Christian Retailings Best Awards. But Amys greatest reward is being a wife to Daniel and a mom to their amazing sons, Michael and Ethan.
CathyPhilippinesAge: 35-44Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5WonderfulNovember 8, 2011CathyPhilippinesAge: 35-44Gender: femaleQuality: 4Value: 4Meets Expectations: 4As a parent, I am always on the look out for children's books that are not only educational but entertaining as well. Night, night blessings is a cheerful, simple, lovable volume, that takes you on a child's usual day, from breakfast with pancakes, to playing with pets, to good night kisses. And each moment is something to be thankful for. The book not only makes us realize how precious time is to our children, but also teaches them to be grateful for even the simplest things.
My daughter is a bundle of energy, and getting her to sleep is sometimes a struggle. Reading her this book at night serves to round up her day's adventure. And makes both mom and daughter happy and thankful for night, night blessings.
JuanitaAge: 35-44Gender: female4 Stars Out Of 5Sweet reminders to be thankfulNovember 7, 2011JuanitaAge: 35-44Gender: femaleQuality: 4Value: 3Meets Expectations: 3A lovely children's book with great content for young children and beautiful illustrations that remind us to take the time to say "Thank You" to the Lord, daily for the blessings that we think of and those that we don't.
A short book aimed at very young children but great for mom's and dad's to remind themselves to be thankful for each small and big blessing given each day. My four year old and and 6 year old both enjoyed the reading and stopping to think about the things that many of us take for granted each day - "from early morning to night night" the book describes the various activities in the child's day and all the things to be thankful for.
I received this book free from the publisher through the BookSneezeÂ®.com <http://BookSneezeÂ®.com> book review bloggers program. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission's 16 CFR, Part 255 <http://www.access.gpo.gov/nara/cfr/waisidx_03/16cfr255_03.html> : "Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising."
MistyAge: 25-34Gender: female4 Stars Out Of 5Cute book for young childrenOctober 14, 2011MistyAge: 25-34Gender: femaleQuality: 4Value: 4Meets Expectations: 4I received an ebook copy of this complimentary from book sneeze. This is an appropriate book for children under 5. My 7 year old was a little bored with it. My almost 5 year old thought it was so/so. I thought the book was charming and look forward to reading it with my baby when he is a little older.
The illustrations are sweet and easy for a young child to look at. The book takes you through the many ways God blesses us on a day to day basis. It is never to early to show a child the blessing in his life and this book does that. I love that as a parent we can use this to teach our children to take nothing for granted.
JanetTemple, TXGender: Female3 Stars Out Of 5Rhyme Must Be PracticedSeptember 28, 2011JanetTemple, TXGender: FemaleQuality: 3Value: 3Meets Expectations: 3I had the same concerns with "Night Night Blessings" as I've had with other e-children's books. Picture books just don't convert to eBooks very well. In this case, the text that went with the pictures didn't even land on the same page. I can't imagine how confusing that would be for a child. It's crucial that the words and pictures go together.
That thought aside, the illustrations in "Night Night Blessings" are adorable. I especially liked the little critters scattered randomly throughout. As for the story, it's a bedtime poem-prayer. The child in the pictures is thanking God for every part of a routine day from pancakes for breakfast, to time with friends and family, to bathtub fun, to God's love, presence, and care.
The rhyme itself didn't come naturally. I often had to think about it and work it out. This would be a challenge for parents trying to read the story aloud to active toddlers. Parents might want to practice it first. I also wasn't sure about the child's age. One moment she's playing leap frog and kick ball with friends like an elementary age child would do. The next she's building with blocks like a preschooler.
If I were going to invest $10 in a book for my child's library, I would probably choose a different one. Children may love the pictures, but parents will get their tongues tied trying to read the words in rhythm.
Tommy Nelson Publishers sent a complimentary eCopy of this book for my review.