This is one of the “Love Letters from God” series by Glenys Nellist. This Easter version of Love Letters is a traditional telling of the Easter Week Events. Easter Love Letters from God is cleverly written in 7 scenes with a lift-the-flap love letter from God included with each scene. You can even personalize the love letters, addressing them to your child. Each letter gives “God’s take” on what happened in that Holy week event. One lovely feature is the last page provides an opportunity for your child to respond to God with their very own love letter. This book is flexible, in that instead of one continuous retelling of…
Thankful is a gentle, lilting book in simple rhyme moving us through the day of a happy family. The girl and her little brother play dress up, tend the garden, and play in the stream. Each activity highlights something for which to be thankful: “The poet is thankful for words that rhyme. The children for morning story time.” The family members play various roles. We see Mom reading stories to the kids, keeping bees and teaching them how to sew. Dad cooks dinner and joins in the queen’s tea party. In the end, we discover the thing for which to be most thankful is – each other.