Review and Giveaway: All Things Bright and Beautiful
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Today I have a sweet hardcover book to tell you about. It's called All Things Bright and Beautiful. Written by Cecil Frances Alexander and Illustrated by Katy Hudson. It's a pretty, well illustrated book that I think your young children would enjoy.
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About the book:
First published by Cecil Frances Alexander in 1848, this favorite hymn has become a mainstay of churches and Sunday school classes everywhere. Here artist Katy Hudson brings new joy to the words with her fresh and bright watercolor style. Readers can join in the fun as they follow two little girls and their brother on a day filled with the discovery of “all things bright and beautiful.”
About the artist:
Katy Hudson was raised in Middlesbrough, England, and started her career as a small child drawing on freshly painted walls. Her parents quickly encouraged drawing with pencil and paper instead. The idea stuck, and after earning a degree in illustration, Katy is now a freelance illustrator. Katy works at a desk in a studio within Old London Library and likes to tap dance in her spare time.
Beautifully illustrated, this is simply a lovely book filled with bright colourful images the illustrate the first verse of this hymn wonderfully.
Just look at all the things you can point out to your children, or questions you can ask about what they see, flower petals they can count.
Each page is fully illustrated, with easy to read text if you want to read to a group of children. You can almost imagine a fish jumping in the river to delight the children.
Posted by Annette V at 7/13/2016 07:55:00 am