Air. Water. Earth. Fire. Critically acclaimed author Mitali Perkins paints a sweeping picture of the biblical redemption story in this luminous, lyrical picture book. At the beginning of all things, Creator uses the four elements to make humans. When creation falls into chaosresulting in greed, war, and devastationRedeemer comes to fix the mess, using air, water, earth, and fire to rebuild what has been broken. Ultimately, at the end of all things, Restorer arrives, bringing lasting peace to all creation and healing to the earth. Through expansive, lyrical text from Mitali Perkins and stunning illustrations by Kevin and Kristen Howdeshell, this thought-provoking work of art invites readers to ponder their own relationship to nature and the Divine.
About the Author
Kevin Howdeshell is one half of The Brave Union, a small illustration studio in Kansas City, MO. After studying animation at the Kansas City Art Institute, Kevin partnered with his now wife, Kristen, to illustrate various projects from packaging, poster design, editorial illustration, and dozens of children's books.
Kristen Howdeshell is an illustrator and one half of the Brave Union, based out of Kansas City, Missouri. Working with her husband Kevin, the two have collaborated since 2008 creating art for a variety of projects including packaging, movie posters, album artwork, and dozens of children's books.