Close as a Breath
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On a day out together, a curious child peppers her dad with questions about the world and draws closer to the God who made it. In Graham Blanchard’s Learn, Absorb & Praise collection, this is an Absorb book, which connects studies about the facts of God with a child’s inner life. Children assimilate on a personal level who God is and how they are made to be with him, trust him and love him—the life of a believer.
6.25 x 7 in.
Author: Callie Grant
Illustrator: Sarah Ackerley
“Close as a Breath is a sweet story based around normal child-like questions. It will not only interest your child but it will help answer questions that might be difficult to explain in a way that a child can understand.” – Take It From Me Blog
“What a wonderful way to explain the complexity that is omnipresence.” – The S Club Blog
“I honestly have very few books about God for the kids. Our bookstore doesn’t carry very many and you would think after all these years of reviewing there would be some. Close as a Breath is an excellent book for teaching children about the wonders of God.” – Rita Reviews Blog
“Grant’s sometimes rhyming text addresses important themes in a breezy, comforting tone, while Ackerley’s airy scenes and simply lined figures provide an inviting backdrop for this family’s pleasant outing.” – Publishers Weekly, Dec. 23, 2013
“The book is illustrated by Sarah Ackerly and is beautiful and captivating and full of lovely illustrations.” – The Chronicles of Nat Blog