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|How Did the Animals Help God?By Nancy Sohn Swartz and Illustrated by Melanie Hall
Review: Board books—with spiritual content—are a rare find. How Did the Animals Help God? is a richly illustrated board book appropriate even for infants. The story is simple—God created all living beings except humans and then asked the animals for help in designing our species. Each animal highlights a characteristic that mirrors their own strengths—the whale says “Make them big” and the cheetah says “Make them fast.” After humans are created, God explains that they will help Him protect the earth.
I found myself improvising text to go alongside the lovely illustrations—and that helped sustain my daughter’s interest in this book.
|Recommended For: Recommended for Christian parents and children under the age of 3.|