Bestselling children's author Dandi Daley Mackall brings the truths of John 3:16 alive for little hearts. With an international flavor, each stanza of this 28 page picture book celebrates God's love in a different part of the world. The words For God So Loved the World appear in different languages on each spread.
The ending 27" fold-out makes a strong statement about Jesus' love for all children around the world.
John 3:16, NIV: "For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life."
|Publisher:||Nelson, Thomas, Inc.|
|Product dimensions:||7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.90(d)|
|Age Range:||1 - 5 Years|
About the Author
Dandi Daley Mackall loves God, children, words, and animals. Her nearly 500 books for children and grown-ups have sold more than four million copies worldwide. She won the ECPA Christian Book Award for Best Children’s Book 2015 and multiple Mom’s Choice Awards, as well as ALA Best Book, NY Public Library Top Pick, Children’s Book Council Award of Excellence, and the Helen Keating Ott Award for Contributions to Children’s Literature. Her novel My Boyfriends’ Dogs is now a Hallmark Movie. Dandi writes from rural Ohio, where she lives with her family, including horses, dogs, cats, and an occasional squirrel, deer, or raccoon.
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For God So Loved the World!
My John 3:16 Book
By Dandi Daley Mackall, Elena Selivanova
Thomas NelsonCopyright © 2014 Dandi Daley Mackall
All rights reserved.
I can watch the clouds in a bright blue sky. I can laugh at shapes that go floating by. We have trees and flowers, and I'll tell you why ... For God so loved the world.
We've got oceans filled with all kinds of fish. On a moonlit night, hear them swish, swish, swish. Then the stars come out like a giant wish, For God so loved the world.
See the elephants and the giant cats? Gorgeous, flying birds, scary, hanging bats, From the big baboons to the tiny gnats— For God so loved the world.
Ever wonder how God could make a dad, Then create a mom from a rib? Not bad! It was all a part of the plan God had, For God so loved the world.
But the greatest gift that we got, by far, Didn't come by plane, didn't come by car. It was sent from heaven to where we are, For God so loved the world.
For we all do things that we shouldn't do, And we think bad thoughts without wanting to. So God sent Jesus for me and you! For God so loved the world.
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