Just Like You: Beautiful Babies Around the World

Marla Stewart Konrad


Barcode: 9780310714781

Release date: 30/03/2010

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On the day you were born, God wrapped his gentle arms around the whole world. What do a crackling fire, a tinkling rattle, and beaded necklaces have in common? They are gifts welcoming brand-new babies into the world―babies just like you. Global families form the centerpiece of this heartwarming story that reminds us of the universal bonds between loved ones. Discover celebrations of life from every continent, under the same sparkling stars, in this reassuring tribute to the all encompassing embrace of God's love.

This view of babies in different parts of the world and the ways in which their mothers love them and care for them offers a thoughtful, soothing text and warmly rendered illustrations full of culturally specific details.... This reassuring and quietly powerful book reminds readers in a gentle way that they have much in common with other children around the world. (Kirkus Reviews, March 2010)

"This book makes those who look through its pages aware that, in spite of whatever differences children have, the deep love of family is something that children everywhere have in common. It's a good place to start in building global friendships and that's why this book is important."---Tony Campolo, Eastern University -- Tony Campolo


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