August 24, 2010
Children's Book Favorites
The Best Loved Doll, by Rebecca Caudill: When a little girl is invited to a doll party, she has to choose which of her four dolls to take along to win a prize. But she and her kindhearted worn old doll know what is more important than prizes...love! Darling illustrations in this book.
Ox-Cart Man, by Donald Hall: A journey through a year of a colonial family's life, and the contributions they all made for the good of the family.
The Creation Story for Children, by Helen and David Haidle: Beautiful Illustrations, creation scripture and conversation starting questions, as well as facts about interesting and amazing animals. It also includes personal reassurances of God's love for each of us.
Miss Rumphius, by Barbara Cooney: A girl is inspired by her grandfather to travel the world, live by the sea...and make the world more beautiful. The author/illustrator of this story also illustrated Ox Cart Man.