Item description for Tell Me About Love (Big Topics for Little Kids) by Joel Anderson & Kristi Carter Smith...
Overview "Tell me about love." Where does a parent, grandparent, or teacher begin when presented with such a complicated inquiry? Through the simple story of a family and their dog's great love and sacrifice, Tell Me About Love helps children understand that true love is about self-sacrifice, and how much Jesus loves us. The Big Topics for Little Kids series is an excellent resource for anyone who wishes to explain hard-to-understand spiritual concepts to young children. With concrete examples to which children can relate, Joel Anderson breaks down huge concepts into tiny pieces that little minds can understand. He also provides parent/teacher activities that open the door for deeper discussion and exploration of Scripture. Parents will appreciate this tool that will help them discuss the abstract topics of faith with their children. Recommended for ages 5 to 8.
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Studio: Thomas Nelson
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.36" Width: 8.3" Height: 0.35" Weight: 0.63 lbs.
Release Date Aug 31, 2005
Publisher Thomas Nelson
Series Big Topics For Little People
ISBN 1400306167 ISBN13 9781400306169
Availability 0 units.
More About Joel Anderson & Kristi Carter Smith
Joel Anderson written and illustrated six children's books, including "Jonah's Trash...God's Treasure" and "David and the Trash Talking Giant". He is the co-founder of Anderson Thomas Design, Inc., a nationally recognized graphic design firm that specializes in children's product development. Joel is married with four children.
Joel Anderson currently resides in the state of Tennessee. Joel Anderson has an academic affiliation as follows - Universiteit Utrecht, The Netherlands Utrecht University, The Netherla.
Reviews - What do customers think about Tell Me About Love (Big Topics for Little Kids)?
This is a great book... one of three in a fabulous series! Feb 21, 2007
A truly moving book! I have all three of the books in the Big Topics for Little Kids series. My kids love them all.
I've never seen an online way to view an entire book... but if you go to the author's site (search for bigtopicsforlittlekids) and you'll be able to flip through every page of these beautiful books online!
Clear cut, Imaginative, captivating and loving May 31, 2006
I purchased this book for my preschooler as a way to introduce the message of salvation. This book is a fantastic parallel to the simple message of salvation. The author uses a dog that saves her family as their house burns down. It shows how the family loved the dog, and how the dog loved the family. The book then tells of the night "that changed everything". It is somewhat sad, but so is what Jesus did for us on the cross. While the story is sad, it is also heartwarming, and full of compassion. The issustrations are captivating for little ones. It also includes a question and answer session in the back in case your child has any questions. Wonderful book!