Item description for God's Quiet Things by Nancy Sweetland & Rick Stevens...
Overview "Raises children's consciousness to the quiet marvels found in nature".--Booklist. Full color.
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Studio: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.6" Width: 9.66" Height: 0.3" Weight: 0.3 lbs.
Release Date Sep 1, 1999
Publisher Eerdmans Books for Young Readers
Grade Level Pre School
ISBN 0802851673 ISBN13 9780802851673
Availability 12 units. Availability accurate as of Jan 17, 2017 10:17.
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More About Nancy Sweetland & Rick Stevens
Nancy Sweetland is a children's author living in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Rick Stevens is a fine artist whose work has appeared in a variety of exhibits. He lives and works in Sparta, Michigan.
Nancy Sweetland currently resides in Green Bay. Nancy Sweetland was born in 1934.
Reviews - What do customers think about God's Quiet Things?
Sweet and beautiful Sep 17, 2005
They say that the squeaky wheel gets the oil, but this book gives well-deserved attention to the other wheels. God's Quiet Things asserts that natural beings and phenomena that don't bark or chirp or thunder are important too for the work that they do, their beauty, and for making our world better. It teaches small children to pay more attention to things that don't grab our attention by the sounds they make.
"Shh---Listen." Nov 26, 2003
As a parent, I must admit I LOVE this book. My daughter can get pretty worked up at times and I have always enjoyed using books as a quiet, peaceful and relaxing time for us to share. GOD'S QUIET THINGS is just the book to do this with.
The illustrations include a boy and his cat and are somewhat muted and soft--a beautiful, well executed technique with pastels to heighten the idea of being quiet. To listen for God's quiet things is a good way to open up your heart to God, for He is in them and all things beautiful. "Be still and know that I am God." Psalm 46:10a
GOD'S QUIET THINGS isn't a "story" per se, but a journey. Sweetland asks questions, inviting the reader's imagination to blossom and relax which can "send them sailing through the air."
Teaches Observation Mar 28, 2000
An unusual and effective way to introduce nature's silent features as interesting and well worth our attention.