Posts Categorized: Book News

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:…

Introducing a New Book to the “I AM” Series

No toddlers were bribed in the making of this blog post, I promise! This adorable little guy saw my new book and needed to investigate. He noticed the bright colors and ALL THAT GLITTER on the cover right away. He’s my youngest grandson, 20 months old, the perfect age to begin teaching little ones some…

Hurricane Matthew, Haiti, My Family, and Me

I kept the TV on and my phone close last Friday. Hurricane Matthew was moving up the Florida coast and aiming at Savannah, Georgia, where my oldest daughter, her husband, and their three young children live. They’ve been in their house—their very first house—less than a year. With tall oaks all around—the type with wide…

I AM: 40 Reasons to Trust God

Tomorrow’s the official pub date for this new book. Isn’t the cover beautiful? I love how it sparkles.You can often guess someone’s age by considering their name. Diane, for example, was popular in the 1950s, so . . . that tells you something about me. But God’s personal name? Well, it’s ageless. Just like him….

Say & Pray Bible: First Words, Stories, and Prayers

Today I’m CELEBRATING the release of my new book, Say & Pray Bible: First Words, Stories, and Prayers! It is JUST RIGHT, truly age appropriate, for introducing little ones to God’s Word! There are 20 stories, 10 Old Testament and 10 New Testament. The stories are SHORT … just one sentence (or two very short…

How Your Little One Learns to Talk

In Your Baby’s First Word Will Be Dada, determined animal dads try—but fail—to get their adorable offspring to say Dada. It’s a quirky, funny take on the fascinating human task of learning to talk. For quite a while, I’ve wondered how it is that babies can seem to understand so much, and even think, long before…

A Guest Post by Grace Fox

Today I’m happy to host Grace Fox posting about her newest book and the family tradition behind it. Grace is an international speaker at women’s events and the author of seven books, including 10-Minute Time Outs for Moms, 10-Minute Time Outs for You and Your Kids. Her latest release is Tuck-Me-In Talks with Your Little…