Item description for How Tall Is God? (Discovering God Series) by Phillip W. Rodgers & Philip W. Rodgers...
Overview Is God big enough to handle those scary bumps in the night? Written in engaging rhyme and meter, How Tall Is God? focuses on the familiar feeling that every child has experienced-obeying afraid of the dark. The star of the book, Bailey Bear, quizzes Dad with the question, "How tall is God?" Using metaphors like a giraffe not even reaching God is chino and Bible stories, kids will easily understand, Dad tells Bailey that God is big enough to keep Bailey safe.
Written in engaging rhyme and meter, "How Tall Is God?" focuses on the familiar feeling that every child has experienced--being afraid of the dark. The star of the book, Bailey Bear, quizzes Dad with the question, "How tall is God?" Using metaphors--like a giraffe not even reaching God's chin--and Bible stories kids will easily understand, Dad tells Bailey that God is big enough to keep Bailey safe. Deals with overcoming fearIntroduces kids to the power of God in easy-to-understand language and images Playful, engaging characters and artwork
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Studio: Kregel Kidzone
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 10.58" Width: 8.56" Height: 0.37" Weight: 0.78 lbs.
Release Date Dec 8, 2003
Publisher Kregel Publications
Grade Level Grade School
Series Discovering God
ISBN 0825436346 ISBN13 9780825436345
Availability 0 units.
More About Phillip W. Rodgers & Philip W. Rodgers
Phillip W. Rodgers resides in Ringgold, GA, with his wife, Stephanie, and their two girls, Kaylee and Abby. He serves as the product acquisition and creative director for National Center for Youth Issues. Whenever possible, he appears at churches or youth organizations sharing stories, thought-provoking conversation, and an almost infamous art lesson, all of which teach children how they too can "discover God." Phillip also speaks at youth events as well as other venues.
Phillip W. Rodgers currently resides in Ringgold Ringgold.
Reviews - What do customers think about How Tall Is God? (Discovering God Series)?
A wonderful rhyming story for children of all faiths Jun 29, 2004
This book is about a bear cub who is afraid of the dark, and wants to be sure that God is big enough to watch over him and keep him safe. This is a beautiful rhyming story for children of all faiths.
MyParenTime.com highly recommends this book -- the rhyming is detailed, the illustrations are colorful and inviting, and the story is a wonderful way to bring up discussions with children about God.
Great little book written by my best friend! Feb 11, 2004
My daughter and I just finished reading this wonderful book for her bedtime story. Well actually, she read most of it. The pages just seem to come to life as you read all about Baliey's fears and his questions about God. You're drawn into the mind of the child and how he percieves the world around him and all the fun and silly questions that make children so wonderful. This really helps to put into perspective the thought process of the young reader. But don't worry, the kids love all the fantastic, FULL COLOR pictures and the way it reads so easily! We read it twice!
It was a treat for me to admire the FULL COLOR pages of Bailey the bear and his Dad, as I remember these characters being drawn as we grew up. To see them in this wonderfully illustrated book makes the characters almost real. I watched them grow up and evolve along the way, Just as I watch my own children grow today. I could very easily see this as the next animated cartoon series to hit the video shelves.
If you want a easy read for bedtime, with lots of fun, FULL COLOR pictures to keep the little one's interest, this is the book for you! The rhyming rhythm keeps the reader flowing, as well as teaching about God's infinite love for his children and a Dad's love for his son. Written using analogys that a child would understand and can relate too, Philip, masterfully conveys the lesson of God's love and protection for the young readers. Did I mention the FULL COLOR pictures, too!
My daughter and I, both, throughly enjoyed this book, and she can't wait till we visit again to get her book autographed. SSSush! She still thinks the book was written for her, but that's our little secret. She especially loved all the detail in the FULL COLOR pictures!
Knockout job, Phillip! We can't wait for the next one. I wholeheartly reccommend this book, not just because he's my bestfriend, It's just too great a book to pass up. Am I biased? You bet! Will you enjoy this book as we have? You better believe it! So stop punishing yourself, and go buy this book! You'll not be disappointed and your little ones will thank you too! By the way, Did I forget to mention all the FULL COLOR pictures! :-)
A warm, uplifting read -- and ideal for just before bedtime Feb 3, 2004
The latest title in the outstanding "Discovering God" series from Kregel Publications, How Tall Is God? is a simply wonderful rhyming picture book imaginatively written and colorfully illustrated by Phillip W. Rodgers for young Christian children. How Tall Is God? is the story of a playful young bear who muses about the vastness of God's love and influence. This marvelous picture book for youngsters is a warm, uplifting read -- and ideal for just before bedtime! "God's very big, son," Dad said with a nod. "There's no building or mountain as big as our God."
Fun, with a great message Jan 24, 2004
How Tall is God, by author and illustrator Phillip W. Rodgers, is a 36 page, high quality hardcover book intended for children ages four to eight years of age.
Written in fun, rhyming fashion, the books opening pages find young Bailey the bear cub shaking with fright. After his father tucks him in, Bailey begins to question his father "How tall is God?" Father bear lovingly reassures his son that God is big enough to keep Bailey safe no matter what may happen, but also a caring and loving God. With these reassuring images of God's strength and compassion, Bailey is able to confront his fears and rest easy.
Your child will enjoy the fun metaphors and illustrations that fill the pages of this book, while receiving a message to help them confront and deal with their own fears and anxieties. Young readers will enjoy the easy, rhyming method used and this will also become a "read aloud" favorite for your family.
Great Story, Great Topic, Great Illustrations Nov 9, 2003
It is a great book to read to your child just before bed. The story focuses on the nighttime fears of a small child and shows them that God is "Big Enough" for even the smallest of fears.