Sunday, March 8, 2020

Great Spring Reads from Zondervan @Zonderkidz



WHAT WOULD YOU WISH FOR?
by David Sable, Emma Yarlett

About the Book

What Would You Wish For? guides readers young and old through an imaginative, inspirational journey to think about how they can change the world for good.

Heartfelt and thought-provoking text encourages children to be kind. Rich, whimsical illustrations help girls and boys realize the potential each person has to make the world a more hopeful and more peaceful place.

100% of the author’s royalties are being donated to UNICEF USA.

What Would You Wish For? features:

An inspiring story that will encourage children of all ages, but particularly children ages 4–8, to make the world a more hopeful and peaceful place
Whimsical, thought-provoking text by David Sable, Senior Advisor at WPP, the world’s largest company dedicated to Creative Transformation and formerly Global CEO of Y&R
Beautiful illustrations by Emma Yarlett, (whose work has been selected by Amazon.com and Huffington Post as one of the best picture books of 2015, winner of the Sheffield Bok Award 2017, Oxfordshire Book Award 2017, Stockport Picture Book Award 2017, and nominated for the Kate Greenaway Medal 2017)


Stand-Up Guys
by Kate Etue, Caroline Siegrist
9780310769705; Hardcover;

About the Book

From highlighting social injustice to building infrastructure to feeding the hungry, there are men doing ground-breaking work for good all over the world.

Stand-Up Guys features inspiring stories of Christian men who have made an impact on their communities. Being a man can mean many things, and boys should know they can follow any path they want and still change the world. Featuring important historical figures such as Eric Liddell and George Washington Carver and more recent heroes, such as Robby Novak, aka “Kid President,” and Chef José Andrés, this book will inspire young men to change the world.

Stand-Up Guys features:

50 biographical profiles of current and historical men of faith
Historical and current figures that haven’t been featured elsewhere
A colorful interior with illustrations

NIGHTY NIGHT NARWHAL
by Irene Montano, Zondervan

9780310769347; Board Book

About the Book
In this sweet, humorous tale about an imaginative narwhal named Nolan, children and parents alike will giggle at, and likely recognize, all of Nolan’s excuses for avoiding bedtime. With soothing, rhyming text and whimsical, playful illustrations, this charming padded board book is sure to help little ones go from deep sea silliness to sweet, soothing dreams.

Nolan the Narwhal tries to go to sleep. He really does. But he’s thirsty ... and hungry ... and there might be a giant sea horse in the closet ... or under the bed ... and his eyes won’t stay shut ... and his horn is achy ... and all the blankets are too hot ... but no blankets are too cold ... and maybe one more song would help ... and one more story ... that’s it! One more story and Nolan promises to go to bed.



NIV, Artisan Collection Bible for Girls, Cloth over Board, Multi-color, Art Gilded Edges, Red Letter Edition, Comfort Print
9780310454250; Hardcover;

About the Book
The only NIV Bible for girls with a unique printed marble cover design and shimmering foil edge art gilding.

With a marbled look using a layered ink technique, the NIV Artisan Collection Bible for Girls was created with girls ages 8 to 12 in mind. Each page of this Bible has lightly ruled, wide margins, inviting girls to journal, reflect, take notes, and create art. Featuring the accurate, readable, and clear New International Version (NIV) translation, the NIV Artisan Collection Bible for Girls provides unique spaces to reflect on God’s Word through writing, drawing, doodling … or any other way an artsy girl chooses to connect deeper with Scripture!

It’s a girl’s Bible done her way, so that God’s Word touches her heart like never before.

Features include:

Stunning marbled-look cover design on soft, durable cloth
Page edges with shimmering foil art gilding
Lined, wide margins for journaling, notes, and art
Complete text of the New International Version, the world’s best-selling modern English Bible translation
Words of Jesus in red
Satin ribbon marker
Exclusive Zondervan NIV Comfort Print® typeface
9.5-point print size
About the Artist:

Olivia Joy is a 2-D abstract artist living and creating in Kalamazoo, Michigan. She focuses on the use of color, balance, contrast, harmony and texture to evoke emotion in viewers. Olivia gathers inspiration from her surroundings, the dramatic changes in all four seasons, and fleeting everyday occurrences recorded on camera or in sketchbooks. Her style is constantly evolving, and she wishes that every piece sent out into the world is enjoyed and cherished for many years to come.

I received complimentary copies.







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