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Tuesday, November 1, 2016

The Lord's Prayer: Words of Hope and Happiness by Rick Warren Book Review

by Rick Warren (Author), Richard Jesse Watson (Illustrator)

Book Description
This iconic prayer is paired with flowing illustrations by award-winning artist Richard Jesse Watson and thoughtful insights by bestselling author Rick Warren, resulting in a book that rejuvenates the familiar prayer for a younger audience. Using poetic scripture from the King James Version, The Lord’s Prayer: Words of Hope and Happiness helps familiarize children with real biblical text while also presenting contemporary illustrations and insightful words that make this beautiful prayer come alive.

About the Author
Dr. Rick Warren is pastor, author, global strategist, theologian, and philanthropist.  His book The Purpose driven Life has been called the bestselling non-fiction hardback in publishing history by Publishers Weekly, having sold more than 32 million copies.  Warren founded Saddleback Church in 1980 with his wife, Kay.  In addition to a 120-acre campus in Lake Forest, CA, the church has ten satellite campuses in Southern California and three international campuses.

About the Illustrator
Richard Jesse Watson has been making books for children since 1984. He collaborated with Ruth Bell Graham on One Wintry Night, and his version of The Night Before Christmas was a New York Times bestseller. Watson won the Golden Kite Award for his picture book, Tom Thumb, and his illustrations have also been selected for the Society of Illustrator’s Annual Exhibits. Richard and his wife, Susi, live in Port Townsend, Washington. Their children are following in his footsteps as writers and illustrators of children’s books.

My Review:
The Lord's Prayer: Words of Hope and Happiness by Rick Warren is a fabulous book for kids! I love that The Lord's Prayer: Words of Hope and Happiness by Rick Warren rejuvenates the familiar prayer for a younger audience. I also love the use of poetic scripture from the King James Version and how well it helps familiarize children with real biblical text while also making this beautiful prayer come alive. The illustrations throughout this book are beautiful and pair perfectly with the words on the page. My kids absolutely love this book and I love that it's helping them learn this beautiful prayer!

You can find The Lord's Prayer: Words of Hope and Happiness by Rick Warren on AmazonBarnes and Noble and other bookstores.

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