Sunday, May 20, 2018

Review: Really Woolly I Love You, Little One by

by Bonnie Rickner Jensen
Illustrated by Donna Chapman
Thomas Nelson
Board Book/ Religious
40 pages
ages 3 and up

Your children will feel safe and loved. 

Children build confidence when they know they are loved. In Really Woolly® I Love You, Little One, our favorite lamb and his friends discover how much they are loved by their families and, most of all, by God.

Reading these comforting rhymes, Bible verses, and prayers will help you create a special bonding moment with your child, building a foundation of love that lasts a lifetime.


Love, strength, comfort and hope fill every page.

This is a sturdy, thicker little board book, perfect for small hands. The cover and pages can survive small accidents and are robust enough for little fingers. The cover is slightly padded, making it a joy to hold. In other words, this book is built for young readers/listeners.

Each two-page spread holds a short, yet meaningful glimpse into daily life and helps center thoughts on God. There's a short title, which is followed by a Bible verse. Then, a two verse poem (4 lines each) makes it clear how the thought from the verse can fit into life. At the end, is a short prayer.

The poems are easy to understand and are directly related to things which happen in the intended age group's lives—fort building with blankets, story time, swimming, a day at the park and more. Everything is meaningful and kept super short, insuring something for even those very small attention spans.

Sweet illustrations accompany every two-page spread, and these are what catches younger listeners' attention. Woolly is accompanied by two friends, a rabbit and a duckling, as they head from what fitting adventure into the next. The atmosphere is always cheerful and filled with hope. To add a little more fun, little details are dropped in, which are sure to catch the eye.

In other words, this is a cute book and great for daily readings to help young listeners learn more about their relationship with God in daily life.

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