By Melissa, Submitted on 2015-02-25
My two year old son and I love reading this together and talking about children all over the world and how they love Jesus and go to church. The text is simple but powerful and the illustrations are gorgeous. I can't wait to give some as gifts!
By Sheila, Submitted on 2015-02-25
I Believe in Jesus Too is simply a beautiful book. The words are simple and heartfelt. The Illustrations are realistic, with colors that are bright, crisp, and bold. You truly want to keep looking through the pages, over and over again, because of how striking they are.
The publisher lists this book for children ages 9-12, but I think it works for all Primary aged children 3-12. What a wonderful idea for a book that let's all LDS children know, that regardless of where you live in the world, other children are living the gospel: going to church, being baptized,praying, reading the scriptures, just like them, but in different locations and slightly different ways according to their culture. This book can be used at home for Family Home Evening, at church in the classroom,for story time and would make a fabulous present for children from parents or grandparents.
The main thing I loved most about this book,was how happy the children in the book looked. Whether they lived in Kenya or Canada,Tonga or Bolivia, they all had a peaceful look about them as they are taught that Jesus loves them, as they learn to believe in him. All children will be delighted to own this book. I can see them coming back, again and again, to have this book read to them. We definitely need more books like this that share the gospel message in such a simple and appealing way.
By Laura, Submitted on 2015-02-25
This book pulled my kids in on the first page. They wanted me to read it over an over. It takes the reader all over the world with a turn of the page. It's beautifully illustrated and bears a simple powerful testimony of believing in Christ.
By Jacob, Submitted on 2015-02-25
Mark Nielsen and his artist did a great job to make a simple, yet articulate view so that children can see that the world is a big place but there are lots of people who love Jesus. I don't have any kids of my own yet, but I am saving this one for when I do.
By Kimberly, Submitted on 2015-02-25
This book is beautifully written and illustrated. The message is simple, but powerful and cuts to the core of our Christian religion. People all over the world believe in Jesus and go to church. They may go by different means of travel, speak different languages, and their church buildings may look different from ours, but the teachings of the gospel is the same everywhere we go.
By Deb, Submitted on 2015-02-25
This book is a wonderful book for the entire family! We loved it because it shows our kids that there are kids around the world who love Him too!!
By Becky, Submitted on 2015-02-25
This book will help kids and families all over the world appreciate the diversity in all of us.
By Linda, Submitted on 2015-02-25
I purchased six books as Easter gifts and plan to purchase several more! It is a special book! Touched my heart!
By Heather, Submitted on 2015-02-25
Wow. This book is absolutely stunning. The illustrations are life like and vivid, beautiful and attention grabbing. I enjoyed traveling with children of different nations to their native lands. Readers see what kind of homes they live in and what types of church buildings they meet in on Sundays. From New York City, to Finland, Spain and Taiwan. So many different faces, cultures and ways of life are explored all in a few pages. The teachings are simple and beautiful.
I would recommend I Believe in Jesus Too to all ages. As an adult I found myself turning the pages again and again. It would make a wonderful gift for a child in your life or a treasure for your own family to read out loud and pass on.
By D'Lynne, Submitted on 2015-02-25
I got my book yesterday and have probably read it 10 times already. This is a great book and my 4-5 year old primary class was captivated as I read it to them today. Simple to understand and very identifiable. A great read with great pictures.