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MY GREAT BIG GOD - STORY BOOK REVIEWED


My Great Big God
By Andy Holmes
Illustrated by Marta Alvarez Miguens
Published by Tommy Nelson
ISBN#978-0718-097370
40 page BB Preschool and Up

ABOUT BOOK: 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.

REVIEW: I liked this colorful board book that has 20 bible story illustrations. The author says these are to build a Great Big Faith on; I think he’s right. I liked how he goes about telling amazing faith building stories which include bible references so you can go deeper – depending on the age of the child.

Each story starts out with the phrase, “My great big God…” then it has about 8 rhyming stanza’s to depict the story and then it ends with “My Great Big God --“Made Everything”, Same line but the last words change for every story.

Here’s a sample “keeps me safe…” –Made me” - …”Guides me!”….”has a plan for me”…”makes big things happen.” All these statements say that we have a great big God who cares for me personally and in many different ways. He’s not too big to care.

After the story about when Jesus goes to the cross the story title is, “A Great Big Job.” And the last line is “My Great Big God Wants Me to be His Helper!”

The author encourages readers to go out and tell others about what Jesus did for us. Show His love to others. Be an encourager.

I liked the stories and the way this was laid out. This is soon to be a family favorite at bed time.

Disclosure of Material Connection: I received a complimentary copy of this book from the BookLook for Bloggers site. 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 “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising”

Nora St. Laurent
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