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And now for a family gift for the season!
From Jago and Sally Lloyd-Jones, the creators of the bestselling Jesus Storybook Bible, comes this gorgeous and innovative collection of 101 simple-yet- profound thoughts on faith. Thoughts to Make Your Heart Singshares profound spiritual truths from the Bible told in a conversational tone—drawing insights from creation, history, science, the writings of great thinkers and preachers and writers, and more—to turn the reader’s eyes toward the God who loves them with a Never Stopping, Never Giving Up, Unbreaking, Always and Forever Love.
Perfect for family devotions, bedtime, story time, or even as a companion to The Jesus Storybook Bible, this accessible yet theologically rich book reveals biblical truth in word and image-all working together and designed to do one thing: to make the reader’s heart sing.
This lovely gift set, PERFECT for holiday giving, includes the 2012 released book Thoughts to Make Your Hearts Sing, along with 2 audio CDs, featuring the amazing actor David Suchet (Hercule Poirot), reading the book. The audio CDs help to make the set a read along book for younger children, or those with difficulty reading. All the writings are accompanied by gorgeous illustrations by Jago that really bring the words to life.
The book has over 100 free-verse poems that bring to life messages from the bible in an unique and different way. The concepts are aimed at grades 1-4, but they are very appropriate for family discussions, bible study and morning devotions.It is also very appropriate for holiday gift giving, or to give as a hostess or teacher's gift!
About the Author
Sally Lloyd-Jones is a leading writer of inspirational books for children. She is the author of three bestselling children’s Bibles, including the Gold Book Award-winning Baby’s First Bible and, most recently, the Moonbeam Award Winner and ALA notable, The Jesus Storybook Bible:Every Story Whispers His Name. She has written many picture books for children, including the critically acclaimed New York Times bestsellerHow to Be a Baby: By Me, the Big Sister. Sally was born and raised in Africa, was schooled in England, and now lives in New York City. For more info check out her website, www.sallylloyd-jones.com.
About the Illustrator:
Jago is an accomplished illustrator with several prestigious awards to his credit, including a Macmillian "Highly Commended" Award for Children’s Illustration in 2003, an AOI Silver Award in 2004, and the National Literacy Association Wow! Award. Jago lives in Cornwall, England, with his wife and daughter.