An Illustrated Exploration of God’s Greatest Gift (Based on 1 Corinthians 13:4-8)
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Pub Date 17 Aug 2021 | Archive Date 24 Aug 2021
“Love is patient, love is kind.” These familiar words from the Bible begin one of its most beloved and recognized passages. Love Is brings the text of 1 Corinthians 13 to life through an illustrative exploration of God’s greatest gift to us.
Critically acclaimed artist Paola Escobar delivers beautiful, nature-filled illustrations , reminding us that love is a constant positive force in the lives of those touched by it–from beginning to end, through good times and tough times.
This beautiful, jacketed hardcover:Will appeal to parents and grandparents of children ages 4-8Draws directly from the New International Reader’s Version of the Holy BibleFeatures stunning illustrations by award-winning artist Paola EscobarIs perfect for gift-giving for Christmas, Valentine’s Day and birthdaysIs especially giftable for anniversaries, engagements or weddings
Love Is shares imaginative, thought-provoking depictions of the concepts found in 1 Corinthians 13, presenting opportunities for thoughtful conversations about love, selflessness, service, humility, honor, self control, trust, hope and perseverance. Read this picture book aloud to someone you love ... over and over again.
• Universal and topical theme of love
• Beloved biblical text from 1 Corinthians (Love is patient, love is kind … )
• Unique and compelling artwork by renowned illustrator
• Stunning foil and embossing make this a perfect gift-giving item for Valentine’s Day as well as weddings and other special occasions
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Such a beautiful way to illustrate such a tender scripture. Everything about this book was everything u hoped it would be if not more. I love this so much. I need my own copy like yesterday!
📖 Book Review 📖
Love Is…. Has incredible illustrations by the talented Paola Escobar. This book brings the passages of First Corinthians 13 to life in a way I’ve never seen. The illustrator uses the beauty of nature, vibrant and fun colors, forest animals, seasons changing, bugs, birds, and a rainbow to show children the beauty of love.
This book would be perfect to give as a gift. It has a beautiful cover, and illustrations throughout. Children of many ages would love the beauty and message of this book. The illustrations are captivating and can be used to help further discussion amongst its readers. This book carries such an important message of love. I will joyfully include this book in my gift giving in the future. Thank you Paola Escobar for such incredible and creative illustrations.
Thank you Zondervan, Zonderkidz-Books, and NetGalley for this e-ARC in exchange for my honest review.
What a lovely book! The colorful illustrations were really beautiful. I like the idea of using this book to introduce the bible to children. We have storybook bibles, which is great for younger kids. This book will be a great conversation starter not only about the bible, but about the concept of love in all its different forms. I'll be adding this to my kiddos' home library for sure!
A wonderful piece of text from the Bible told in an original and children friendly way. Using the animals of the world to demonstrate what love, patience, kindness and hope is, was pure genius and the illustrations were gorgeous.
This is the sweetest book!! This would be a lovely baby shower gift. I would recommend this for a reading at night with your children. This is the bible verse that says what Love is. Each picture is so gorgeous. It makes you feel like you are outdoors right with them. The pictures alone does so much for the book. This is such a good book and would recommend it to anyone.
Beautiful illustrations in a simplistic book format. It has only a few words per page so it would be good for young children who are learning to read.
Such a beautiful book about love and how it pulls you through life and it's hardships. The illustrations in the book are amazing. Beautiful colors and wonderful animal designs. I really loved this book in verse and highly recommend it. Thanks so much to #Netgalley for the early review copy.
I loved the illustrations paired with the verses. I could see our church kids loving these pictures and book.
Love I... is is a delightful way to share the meaning of biblical love with young children. Featuring a cast of woodland creatures amidst various seasons in the life of a tree, children will see examples of what love looks like. The simple text of 1 Corinthians 13, based on the NIV, is all the text needed to share with little ones. Beautiful and inspiring.
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