Monday, September 30, 2013

"Angels" by Alexis York Lumbard

by Alexis York Lumbard

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Did you know that angels of all kinds are everywhere? "Some are big, some are tiny. They're all so bright and very shiny." This lyrical, breezy, and nondenominational picture book introduces children and adults to a magical place which radiates warmth, love, and caring throughout its colorful and delicate pages. With its rich paintings, readers are transported through many colorful scenes, places and seasons to see how angels work behind the scenes, weaving their graces throughout the world.
Through Angels, readers can experience a world of gentle wonder, beauty, and comfort that makes this a perfect bedtime story. "Angels, angels, always near, protecting you, my special dear!"

Book Trailer


By Lynda Dickson
This delightful hardcover children's picture book is the perfect gift for your little angel. Make sure your fill in the special dedication page at the front: "To my favorite angel ... With love from ..."
Angels contains beautiful full-page illustrations by Flavia Weedn that are delicate and old-fashioned. With its simple yet elegant rhyming captions, your child is sure to start "reading" this book on their own after having it read to them a few times.
This book shares the reassuring message that angels are everywhere, looking out for us all. Angels is sure to become a favorite with your little one.

About the Author
Alexis York Lumbard is a storyteller and children' s book author, who is currently working on three children's books which are all scheduled for publication. Her first book, The Conference of the Birds was released in 2012 to much critical acclaim. Angels has just been released and Everyone Pray: Celebrating Faith Around the World will be released soon.
Having noticed a lamentable absence of high quality books of spiritual substance for the earliest of readers, she began writing her own stories since becoming a mother in 2005. With a B.A. in Religious Studies from George Washington University, it is her sincere hope to bring the wisdom and beauty of the world's religions to the eager and gifted minds of young children. Alexis, her husband, and three children live in Newton, Massachusetts.