Review of God Gave Us Love by Lisa Tawn Bergren and Laura J. Bryant1:29 AM
God Gave Us Love
by Lisa Tawn Bergren
Illustrated by Laura J. Bryant
Reading level: Ages 4-8
Hardcover: 40 pages
Publisher: WaterBrook Press (September 15, 2009)
Description (Publisher Website)
As Little Cub and Grampa Bear’s fishing adventure is interrupted by mischievous otters, the young polar bear begins to question why we must love others… even the seemingly unlovable.
In answering her questions, Grampa Bear gives tender explanations that teach Little Cub about the different kinds of love that is shared between families, friends, and mamas and papas. Grampa explains that all these kinds of love come from God and that it is important to love others because…
“Any time we show love, Little Cub, we’re sharing a bit of his love.”
This sweet tale will warm the hearts of young children as they learn about all the different sorts of love, while the gentle explanations of each provide a valuable opportunity to encourage children to share with others a “God-sized love.”
This a beautifully written and illustrated children's book that will delight you and the children in your life. In the book Little Cub and Grampa Bear go fishing and talk about the different kinds of love and how they all come from God. The importance of loving others, even those who seem to be unlovable, is also addressed. This is a very sweet book that will become a favorite for your children.
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