I Forgive You: Love We Can Hear, Ask For, and Give

I Forgive You: Love We Can Hear, Ask For, and Give

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by Nicole Lataif, Katy Betz
     
 

Written by Nicole Lataif, author of the award-winning Forever You: A Book about Your Soul and Body, this book teaches children ages 4-7 a balanced, Christian view of forgiveness. Simply structured sentences and scenarios paired with whimsical illustrations show children the power of three simple words: I Forgive You.

Examples of when to forgive

Overview

Written by Nicole Lataif, author of the award-winning Forever You: A Book about Your Soul and Body, this book teaches children ages 4-7 a balanced, Christian view of forgiveness. Simply structured sentences and scenarios paired with whimsical illustrations show children the power of three simple words: I Forgive You.

Examples of when to forgive are illustrated, along with simple explanations of what happens when forgiveness is withheld. Children are encouraged to forgive as God does—gently, and with the willingness to do so again and again. They are also shown how to forgive without compromising their safety.

A note "For Grown-Ups" explains that this resource sparks conversation with children about when to forgive in a healthy way. It stresses God's never-ending patience and love, laying the foundations for a young child's faith formation. Ending with a petition to God for help in forgiving others, I Forgive You: Love We Can Hear, Ask For, and Give demonstrates to children the peace that comes with forgiveness.

Features & Benefits:

  • Perfect for ages 4-7
  • Read-aloud friendly format
  • Written by the author of the award-winning Forever You
  • Paves the way for a Christian understanding of forgiveness
  • Introduces children to the basics of forgiveness
  • Includes a prayer for children to ask God for help in forgiving others

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780819837264
Publisher:
Pauline Books & Media
Publication date:
08/28/2014
Sales rank:
1,034,541
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 7.97(h) x 0.29(d)

Meet the Author

Nicole Lataif is an active member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI). She attends SCBWI conferences, leads a critique group in Boston, and continues to stay abreast of the children's writing world. Nicole graduated with a BA in Rhetorical Studies from Florida Atlantic University. She worked for the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston (RCAB) for two years and is an RCAB certified chastity speaker for 6th, 7th and 8th graders. Nicole has taught religious education in Massachusetts and Florida, and has been actively involved in numerous faith-based initiatives. Nicole has a background in marketing, event planning, media relations and public speaking. She served as Marketing and Operations Manager for a world-renowned symphony orchestra, consulted in marketing,. Nicole is currently working full-time in the legal marketing field, while pursuing her interest in writing children's books. She is the author of Forever You: A Book About Your Soul and Body published by Pauline Books & Media, 2012.

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I Forgive You: Love We Can Hear, Ask For, and Give 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Excellent book for kids to learn the concept of forgivness. I have been buying this book for kids birthdays. It's fund, simple and important for kids to help them forgive.