My policy is to keep reviews on this blog totally secular. However, just sometimes I come across a book that will be of particular interest to Sunday Schools and to some Christian Schools around the country so this is a one-off entry!
NZ Writer and USA Illustrator
Lenie Nilsen, illustrated by Carolyn Mendoth
The Elephant and the Dove
Stonebridge Publications, USA 2013 $18.95hb unnumbered
ISBN 978 1 9404 7304 8 (hb)
Themes: Elephants/ Floods/ Hope/ Journeys/ Noah’s Ark/ Survival
Through the eyes of two elephants and a small white dove, first time writer Lenie Nilsen has brought to life the journey of three creatures as they travel toward the Ark, meet with Noah and experience the drama of the Great Flood. This is a story that will have many spin-offs in activities, creative writing, drama, crafts and oral story telling. The numerous images by American illustrator Carolyn Mendoth have been drawn with great attention to small details.
For 4 to 8 year olds.
The book may be purchased through Amazon.com, Amazon.UK, and Kindle version from all sites including the new Amazon.com.au, Barnes and Noble or direct from the writer Lenie Nilsen, 14 Sunshine Avenue Paraparaumu. It is also available through Wheelers Bookshop in Auckland.