As your young readers follow this story, they count
from one little tulip and two little bluebirds to
nine little girls and ten little boys. Along the
way, all in the story except the children wish to
be different from what they are. They see the abilities
and gifts of others and envy them.
wise old owl teaches them that all of nature is special
just as created—and that
means they’re special, too! They don’t
have to be like someone else, but just to try to be
the best self possible.
the story counts back down, all are happy to be who
As your children read, they’ll find many number
combinations. For example, there are three rabbits in
the grass and five on the path, which makes a total
of eight bunnies. If three of the ten little boys are
walking on the fence then seven are on the path. It’s
a fun way to help children develop counting and other
skills with numbers.
*1-2-3, And God Made Me! adds
the powerful concept that each was created by God to
be unique and wonderful.
You get a collection of
magnificent art. Donna Brooks illustrated
the book by painting twenty-nine vibrant, full-color,
oil-on canvas scenes.
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“The beautiful, eye-catching art by
Donna Brooks will capture the hearts of children and
adults alike.” Cathy
Rau, Media Assistant, Sam Case Elementary School, Newport,
“This book simply but beautifully
illustrates the gratitude each person should have for
his own uniqueness. It will build self-esteem and help
children accept differences in others.”
Willard Tate, author of Habits of a Loving Heart
||The inside back of
each book has a letter to parents and others who
are involved with children. It tells how you can
make the best use of the book and also discusses
ways to involve children in read-aloud activities
and techniques for create a love of reading.
delightful counting book teaches children to value themselves
for who they are in God's eyes and not to want to be
who and what they’re not. In a fun, whimsical
way, the authors present this message to animals, flowers,
and children through a wise old owl”.
Susan Titus Osborn, author of 27 books and director
of the Christian Communicator Manuscript Critique Service.
love it! This book teaches children to value themselves
just as God made them. That's important in a world where
each child's individual unique-ness is too often overlooked."
Jodi Thompson, Christian Day-Care Provider, Brodhead,
“A beautiful and powerful message!
... As children realize they are God’s special
handiwork, they grow in respect for themselves and for
each other.” Teresa Scott, Principal,
Muhlenberg County Christian Academy, Central City, KY
And God Made ME!" is a delightful way of hearing
afresh the age-old lesson of contentment. In colorful
pictures and simple, direct language, Hauser, Smith,
and Brooks remind us, adults and children alike, that
God made everything--including us--and called it "good."
Lemmons, author, Jabez – The Novel
“1-2-3, And God Made ME! makes my
heart sing. It is a beautiful reminder that to be thought
of as “good” by GOD is enough!”
Mecum, author, GOD’S PHOTO ALBUM
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2004 Philip Dale Smith