Friday, January 7, 2011

God Loves Me More Than That by Dandi Daley Mackall

god loves me more than that God Loves Me More Than That
by Dandi Daley Mackall
Illustrated by David Hohn
Published by: Waterbrook Press

About The Book:

How much love does God have for me?
More than the letters between A and Z. More than the bumbles in a bumble bee.
God loves me more than that!

As your child revels in each lively rhyme and engaging illustration from this delightful picture book, they’ll learn that God loves them deeper than a wishing well, wider than a semi-truck, louder than thunder, and softer than a kitten’s sneeze.

Each question, presented with charming child-like faith will help your child grasp the great love of God through comparisons and descriptions they can easily understand. In short, they’ll discover that His love is bigger, wider, higher, and deeper than anything they could imagine!

My Review:

First of all what drew me to the book was the beautiful cover. It’s gorgeously illustrated by David Hohn. The illustrations throughout the book are beautiful and work wonderfully with the story.

I loved the different ways someone can describe being loved, especially in a way that a child can understand. How high, wide and deep does God love me? Those are some of the basic ways a child might ask how God loves them so Dandi brings in some fun and sweet ways as well. Is God’s love soft or how loud is His love. Don’t those questions just beg an answer?

I thoroughly enjoyed this book and wish my kids were just toddler or preschoolers.

About the Author:

Dandi Daley Mackall has published more than 400 books for children and adults, with more than 3 million combined copies sold. She is the author of WaterBrook’s two other delightful Dandilion Rhymes books, A Gaggle of Geese & A Clutter of Cats and The Blanket Show. A popular keynote speaker at conferences and Young Author events, Mackall lives in rural Ohio with her husband, three children, and a menagerie of horses, dogs, and cats.

About the Illustrator:

David Hohn is an award-winning illustrator who graduated with honors from the Maryland Institute College of Art. He has worked as both a staff artist and an art director for a children’s software company in Portland, Oregon, a position which led to his art directing an award-winning project for Fisher-Price. Hohn’s recent projects include Lisa Tawn Bergren’s God Gave Us Christmas.

I’d like to thank Blogging for Books by WaterBrook Multnomah for my review copy.


Sorta Southern Single Mom said...

It sounds really sweet. I'll have to keep and eye out for it for gifts.

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