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Do I look like God? Where can I see Him? Wanting to connect more with God, a child asks his mother these questions and more in this rhyming verse book. In answer, Mother's tender and patient responses model God's love. At the story's end, Mother has answered all of the questions, letting the child have a true connection with God. The purity of children and the spirituality of all cultures radiate in this touching story.
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|File size:||6 MB|
|Age Range:||4 - 8 Years|
About the Author
Born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, Vanesssa Fortenberry wrote plays, poetry, and short stories as a young girl. After graduating college with a degree in music education with a concentration in voice, Vanessa taught general music, chorus, and voice. But, Vanessa's passion for books, reading, and research soon led her to return to school for her master's and specialist degrees in Media. Presently, as a teacher-librarian, Vanessa enjoys story time with her students. Inspired by her grandson's curiosity about wanting to see God, Vanessa wrote the verse story, "Mama. I Want to See God." Vanessa savors the moments she spends with her family and friends, as well as baking delicious desserts for her loved ones. To learn more about Vanessa, visit her website: www.vanessafortenberry.com
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Mama, I Want To See God (O) based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Title: Mama I Want To See God. Author: Vanessa Fortenberry Illustrator: Leah Jennings Publisher: BQB Publishing Published: 2-26-2014 ISBN: 9781939371089 E-Book ASIN: B00I4EC9R6 Pages: 56 Genre: Children's Fiction Tags: Religion Sensual Level: N/A Overall Rating: Great 4.5 Reviewed For: NetGalley Reviewer: DelAnne Children can ask questions that put us on the spot without even trying. The most difficult to answer are those about believing in a God one can not see or touch. They believe in the tooth fairy and Santa Claus without proof, but ask such penetrating questions when it comes to God. Vanessa offers answers children of all ages can understand, told in verse form that appeals to them. The verse along with the beautiful illustrations will have your young reader asking to read "Momma, Want To See God" again and again.
Wonderful illustrations and a lovely read. My grandchildren and I enjoyed it and would recommend this book.
Wonderful is the word for this book. And for so many reasons. Although technically a paperback, its' laminated cover is made for little curious fingers. The idea of a mother answering a child's innocent (yet profound) question in such a simple and meaningful way is a method that can be used by many; Ms. Fortenberry succeeds in being on a child's level with adult answers. And artist Jennings has produced pictures that miss no one. Every child will be able to find a familiar face peeking out from one page or the other. I believe that, while this book is aimed at younger children, any age will feel its' attraction. I did. My sixteen year old nephew did. so did my 13 year old niece. Use it for storytelling, or just as a gift. You can't go wrong.