You never know when I might play a wild card on you!
Today's Wild Card authors are:
and the book:
David C. Cook (April 1, 2011)***Special thanks to Audra Jennings, Senior Media Specialist, The B&B Media Group for sending me a review copy.***
ABOUT THE AUTHORS:
Dan and Ali Morrow are parents of two wonderful daughters. When they’re not writing children’s books, they like to go on adventures around their Colorado home. They are the authors of That’s Where God Is (2010), their first children’s release.
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ABOUT THE ILLUSTRATOR:
Cory Godbey illustrates, animates, and writes for Portland Studios, a creative firm dedicated to telling great stories and pursuing excellence in art.
He has contributed to projects such as Zune Arts, Flight graphic novel anthologies, and has worked with many major publishers.
Recently, Cory was accepted in the acclaimed Society of Illustrators Annual.
Cory seeks to tell stories with his work.
He also likes drawing monsters.
Visit the illustrator'swebsite.
SHORT BOOK DESCRIPTION:
Targeted to children four to eight, That’s When I Talk to God mirrors the day of the typical child, creating an opportunity for readers to put the practices in the story to use in their own lives. Through beautiful illustrations and an engaging, familiar character, readers can relate to That’s When I Talk to God. Children will learn to go to God with their fears, their joys, their questions, and their desires. They will also learn the hows, whens, and whys of praying to the Lord in a way they can easily apply to their own experiences. And adults will be reminded to communicate the benefit, simplicity, and beauty of prayer.
List Price: $12.99
Reading level: Ages 4-8
Hardcover: 36 pages
Publisher: David C. Cook (April 1, 2011)
AND NOW...THE FIRST FEW PAGES (Click on the pictures to enlarge them!):
This is a wonderful book for children and I think alot of adults reading it to a child will learn from it also. It teaches how we don't have to wait till supper or bed time to pray to God but infact we can pray anytime. We watch a young girl going to through her bedtime rituals of a glass of water, story then prayer and learning you can pray anytime. We then see the little girl go through the next day and finding things to pray about. Its a really sweet story and a good education tool.