Friday, May 13, 2011

When God Created My Toes [Review]

About This Book (from publisher's website)
When God created my toes, did he make them wiggle? Did he know I’d giggle?
Did he have to hold his nose, when God created my toes?

This charming picture book allows your child to imagine what it was like when God created them. From the top of their heads to the tips of their toes they will explore and understand God’s delight in creating them.

Through rhyming lines and vivid illustrations children will gain confidence and self-esteem when they begin to fully realize how perfectly, intricately, and uniquely God created them.

My Thoughts

This is the first children's book that I have reviewed for Waterbrook Multnomah and I have to say I was sorely disappointed. I guess I was just confused.  Yes, the lines were rhyming and the illustrations were well done, but as far as content and theology--it was just off.  The phrases rhymed, but things like God creating knees and everyone singing ABCs seemed kind of forced.  Overall, the content just doesn't really seem to fit any consistent pattern throughout the book as a whole.  

Even my three-year-old was confused:
On a good note, the art of the illustrations was well done and enjoyable.  The style of the pictures were great.  Unfortunately, some of the pictures showed the little girl getting into all sorts of trouble.  John and I decided that we would rather NOT have to explain to our daughter that this girl was being bad and we aren't supposed to sneak behind our daddy and surprise him so that he spills his coffee or that we don't put paint all over our hands and make messes on the walls and furniture...
(notice the mom pulling her hair out in the bottom righthand side)

Maybe the next kid's book will be better??

I received this book for free from WaterBrook Multnomah Publishing Group for this review

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  1. I wondered what the pictures were on facebook, lol. Great review.

    Be blessed


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