When God Created My Toes by Dandi Daley Mackall, illustrated by David Hohn

Eva (age 4)– It was good and funny!

Hannah (age 6)– I liked all of it because it was a great book! Other kids would like learning about how much God loves us, even when we mess up…Because the girl in the book messed up a lot!

Abbye (age 7)– I liked its creativity and because it reminds us that Jesus made us. Also, that we don’t have to be boring. We can dress up and be funny and Jesus wants to enjoy time with us!

Now since my little “experts” have given their opinion to this Christian children’s book, I’ll try to keep mine short! I absolutely loved all the illustrations –both the professional ones and the cute little sketches. I was excited about the book when I read the description on the back of it. “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 made them.” The writing was sweet and silly, but I noticed there were a lot of questioned posed with no answers. How could children “gain confidence and self-esteem” through their understanding of how special God views them without some answers? At the very least, they should have had God respond at the end with something like “Yes, my child. About you, I am wild!” In conclusion, it was cute, but could have been so much more.

Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book free from the publisher through Blogging for Books, Waterbrook Multnomah Publisher’s book review bloggers program. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own.

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