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Hugs & Kisses, God from Kids Around the World *Review*

Hug's & Kisses God Around the World

Following the success of her previous multicultural children's book Thank You, God, Nolan again captures the spirit of god's grace on every color splashed page.  With her signature rhythmic text, Nolan has an international lesson: recognize life's every day delights as gifts from God.  Her examples include everything from yummy pancakes and daisies on a hill to pink skies and fireflies.

The vibrant illustrations of artist Miki Sakamoto enhance the spirit of Nolan's story, and a special surprise awaits young readers behind lift-able flaps on every eye catching page as children eagerly count their blessings.

My Review
It is always fun to learn a something from other cultures and this book helps with that.  :)  Not only does it share a bit a bit about culture but it reminds of us several ways we can show God's love or give God Glory.  I do not have many books that have flips and my daughter has a fun time on each page flipping the flap to read it.  :)

This story is a great book to add to your collection.  It is always nice to have a book that is encouraging the principles, morals, and values that we learn from the word of God, so any book to help remind our children is awesome.  

This would make a wonderful gift for any expecting parent, child, Sunday school teacher, or home school family.  :)

About the Author
Allia Zobel Nolan is the author of over 130 children's books and nine adult books.  A former editor at Readers' Digest, Nolan is a bestselling author and recipient of the 2005 Mom's Choice Award for the Most Outstanding Children's Book for Preschoolers, among countless other awards for her writing.  She lives with her husband in Norwalk, Connecticut. 

About the Illustrator:
Miki Sakamoto has been drawing as long as she can remember.  Most of her childhood was spent in her room sketching, coloring and painting.  She studied fine arts and illustration at California State university in Long Beach, California.  Miki lives in South Orange County, California, with her husband.


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