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God Gave Us You (Board Book) by Lisa Tawn Bergren

God Gave Us You by Lisa Tawn Bergren
Genre: Christian Children’s Board Book
Pages: 40 Board Book
Date Published: July 2011
Publisher: WaterBrook Multnomah

When a charming polar bear cub climbs into bed one night, she asks her Mama a very important question:

“Where did I come from?”

As Mama bear tucks her youngest cub under the quilts, she lovingly explains, “We wanted you very, very much, and we are so very glad because…

“God gave us you.”

Perfect for bedtime, naptime, storytime or anytime, God Gave Us You builds children’s self-esteem and assures each one that he or she truly is a treasured gift from the Lord.

Read on July 22, 2011 — I own a copy

When I found out that this board book was coming my way I was full of pure delight! What perfect timing too as it is here just in time for AppleBlossom’s second birthday! A great addition to her shelf and a great way to talk more about her little sister who should arrive within the next few weeks… I love Lisa’s Christian Historical Fiction for adults, and I’m learning to love her Young Adult series too (in my TBR pile…). It is without explaination needed to say that I also have come to love her Children’s books in the God Gave Us series as well. We have almost all of them, and those that we do not have are on our wishlist.

What makes this one special (other than the fact that we did not have it yet) is that it is a board book as opposed to her others, which I would call picture books. This makes it so much more durable and snuggle worthy as my AppleBlossom loves to be in bed on her back and flip through a book (not that she’s ever seen Mama do such a thing…). This is the perfect size and the pictures as always are awesome. I’m so delighted to have this in our stash and highly recommend it to everyone!

*Thanks to WaterBrook Multnomah for providing a copy through FIRST Wild Card Tours.*


Lisa Tawn Bergren is the best-selling author of eight novels, three novellas, and two gift books, with more than a half-million books in print. God Gave Us You is her first children’s book. As an editor during the week and a writer on weekends, she makes her very-messy-but-cozy home in Colorado with her husband, Tim, and their daughters, Olivia and Emma.

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Laura J. Bryant attended the Maryland Institute of Art, where she received a strong foundation in drawing, painting, and print-making. Illustrating children’s books has provided her with both a rewarding and creative career. Laura’s clients have included Simon & Schuster, McGraw Hill, and Stech-Vaughn publishers, among others. She currently lives among the tidal rivers on the eastern shore of Maryland with her loving husband and curiously cantankerous cat!

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About CherryBlossomMJ

The Creative Madness Mama also known as Margaret is a Christian Stay-at-home Mama, married to the Enginerd, Quilter, avid reader and book-a-holic. A book blogger for bunches of different publicists. She loves to share the latest and greatest about books coming out as well as her quilt and other crafty projects with some pictures of her Kindergartener AppleBlossom, newborn Almond Blossom (the boy!) and toddler OrangeBlossom in between. Plotting to be a homeschooler, she's a cloth diapering, breastfeeding, babywearing, list making mama full of a little creative and a lot of madness.

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