Sweet, perfect for bedtime, and sure to end with a hug & kiss.

Summary:

Little Cub, a polar bear, asks Mama where she came from. She has lots of questions, and Mama answers each one, explaining how much she and Papa wanted Little Cub, how special she is, and how God "gave" her to them. She also explains what life was like for Mama and Papa while they waited for Little Cub to be born. 

Parent Perspective (Volunteer, 34):
This is a great bedtime story and it fosters love, security, and comfort. The book has simple text and is repetitive in its messaging, but it lets kids know they are important from the very beginning. 

This is a book for families whose beliefs include promoting God and angels in their lives. They might consider buying the book because it will be read frequently. 


Reader Enjoyment Factors:

The warmth of love and family jump from the page in this story that can be read anytime, but is perfect for reading together at bedtime.

Content Awareness Factors:

The only factor of note is that this book credits God and Angels and some families may or may not want to promote that message in their homes.


Type of Book:
This is a story that answers questions young children have about where they come from.
Educational Themes:

The main theme was that of family and that God "gave" Mama and Papa their Baby Cub. There's a bit of knowledge in that the Baby Cub grew in Mama's belly.

Reading Level:
2.1
Recommended Age To Read By Yourself:
7 and Up
Recommended Age To Read Together:
4 and Up
Purchase Recommendation:
Buy. This is a story that exudes love and can comfort children as they are getting ready to go to sleep.

Title God Gave Us You
About

God Gave Us series

Author Lisa Tawn Bergren
Publisher Waterbrook © 2011
Illustrators Laura J. Bryant
ISBN 9780307729910
Material Board Book
Cost $6.99
Genres Family, Christian
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