About the book: Baptism brings us soaring back—just like a boomerang—into the arms of our loving Heavenly Father! With colorful artwork, a fun story, and insightful analogies, this book helps parents and children discuss the importance of our first crucial covenant in God’s plan of happiness. Entertaining and uplifting, it makes a great gift for all your favorite eight-year-olds.
My review: This book is so cute! I love the illustrations, they are so well done and just fun! I loved the story, I love Amara and her questions, I know that she is concerned with a lot of the same questions that other eight-year-olds getting baptized are concerned with. And the way that her grandfather teachers her about baptism by using a boomerang is just adorable and just right for this story. This book is perfect for kids getting ready to get baptized, they will love every bit of it!
I was sent an e-copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.
About the author: Sherrie Gavin was born and raised in upstate New York, USA. Always looking for romance, adventure, and with a love of writing, she traveled to Australia and fell in love with a true Aussie bloke named Bruce. ‘Sruth! They married and began adventuring together, joined by two beautiful daughters who are the loves of their lives. Sherrie has been lucky enough to have contributed to Linda Hoffman Kimball’s Relief Society anthologies and The Exponent II. She also thinks that everyone should try throwing a boomerang at least once.
About the illustrator: Tatiana Lawton was born in Brisbane, Australia, but was raised up north on the sunny beaches of the Sunshine Coast. She was born with a love for life, art, and storytelling, and her pursuit to study a degree of film and animation came as no surprise to family and friends. Moving back to Brisbane, Tatiana completed her four-year degree. Since finishing her degree, she has been freelancing as an artist, contributing to short films as a concept artist, character designer, and storyboard artist. Tatiana has drawn her inspiration for this book from her Australian heritage and her appreciation for eternal families.
Labels: Cedar Fort, Lds picture book, Sherrie Gavin, Tatiana Lawton