Stunning, vibrant illustrations paired with rhythmic, dynamic descriptions of the sun, land, water, animals, and the first people, The Fabulous World that God Made presents an expansive, delightful romp though the Bible's creation story.
It is just before Christmas when an organ grinder and monkey appear on the street corner outside Frances's apartment. Frances can see them from her window and, sometimes, when it's quiet, she can hear their music. When the day of the Christmas pageant arrives, and it's Frances's turn to speak, everyone waits silently. But all Frances can think about is the organ grinder's sad eyes -- until, just in time, she finds the perfect words to share.
With her new backpack and light-up shoes, Faizah knows the first day of school is going to be special. It's the start of a brand new year and, best of all, it's her older sister Asiya's first day of hijab--a hijab of beautiful blue fabric, like the ocean waving to the sky. But not everyone sees hijab as beautiful, and in the face of hurtful, confusing words, Faizah will find new ways to be strong.
Experience the power of listening to your heart, paying attention, love, and empathy in Listen, a simple and tender picture book. The buoyant verses and gentle art show you how to connect with the whole world. From exploring your sensorial surroundings--what you see, breathe, hear, taste, and feel--to becoming aware of our shared experiences.
Giving her baby brother a kiss, brave little Miriam places Moses's basket into the river. With one quick push, she sends him into the water, hoping her wish will come true and her brother will be saved from Pharaoh's orders. But will Pharaoh's daughter arrive in time to rescue him?
You Are Stardust begins by introducing the idea that every tiny atom in our bodies came from a star that exploded long before we were born. From its opening pages, the book suggests that we are intimately connected to the natural world.
From the snake in the Garden of Eden to the lost sheep in Luke's parable, stories about fish and birds, rams and goats abound. We read about them, but they have no voice of their own. Here we allow the raven and the dove on Noah's ark, the big fish that swallowed Jonah, and the donkey on which Balaam rode, to be the narrators of their own stories.