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My 2021 Autumn Booklist

What does fall look like where you live? How does your family participate—or not participate in—Halloween? What is the Thanksgiving holiday really all about? Fall brings changes and traditional fun. Enjoy and navigate this season with your children with some of the books on this list. Changing Seasons God’s Blessings of Fall, by Jean Matthew…

My 2021 Back-to-School Booklist

Hard to believe, but the start of a new school year is just around the corner. Here’s a roundup of new and favorite books to make the transition back to school a little easier. Picture Books Hand to Hold, by JJ Heller. Perfect for bedtime, this lovely book captures the unconditional love parents want their…

Book Review & Giveaway—The Big Questions Series

UPDATE: This giveaway is now closed. GIVEAWAY! Thanks to The Good Book Company for providing a set of all three Big Questions books for me to give away. To enter, leave a comment at the bottom of this post. Winner will be selected at random on Saturday, June 19. I’ll contact the winner for a…

My Mother’s Day and Father’s Day Booklist

Books make lasting gifts for any holiday! Here’s a roundup of offerings for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, and spring and summer baby showers. Board Books I Prayed for You, by Jean Fischer. A mother bear prays for her child’s arrival, then cherishes and prays for each of her baby’s firsts—from first step to first day…

Book Launch Celebration Giveaway

My new book Say & Pray Bible: Wipe Clean launches this month, so to celebrate, I’m giving a 4-book package to one lucky winner! The new book joins the Say & Pray Bible family of books, which all began with a little boy who loved to point to ALL the objects in the illustrations in…

My Valentine’s Day Booklist

Help the children in your life understand more about what love truly is AND the source of that love—our God who IS love. Add a book to the candy this Valentine’s Day!

Book Review—Looking for the Lost Sheep

The religious leaders of Jesus’ day thought ordinary “sinners” were beneath them and definitely not worth caring about. Ah, but God loves every single one, and so Jesus told the story we know as the parable of the lost sheep. Looking for the Lost Sheep illustrated by Tim Ludwig, text from Luke 15:1-7 (NIV) published…

Moonwalking, Disneyland, and Jesus

On July 20, 1969, the day of the historic US walk on the moon, I was 18 and working at Disneyland in Anaheim, California. Actually, I grew up in Anaheim, with Disneyland just a 10-minute drive away. Walt Disney opened his theme park in July 1955. As I grew up, the park did too. A…

I AM: The Names of God for Little Ones (June 2018 Giveaway)

Launch day for I AM: The Names of God for Little Ones is getting close—Tuesday, June 26—so it’s time to start celebrating with a giveaway! I’ll be choosing five different winners at random. Three will receive a signed copy of the new book. One will receive a set of all three I AM books—I AM:…