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About God Gave Us Christmas

As Little Cub and her family prepare to celebrate the most special day of the year, the curious young polar bear begins to wonder…

“Who invented Christmas?”
Mama’s answer only leads to more questions like “Is God more important than Santa?” So she and Little Cub head off on a polar expedition to find God and to see how he gave them Christmas. Along the way, they find signs that God is at work all around them. Through Mama’s gentle guidance, Little Cub learns about the very first Christmas and discovers that…

Jesus is the best present of all.
This enchanting tale provides the perfect opportunity to help young children celebrate the true meaning of Christmas and to discover how very much God loves them.

About Lisa Tawn Bergren

Lisa T. Bergren is the author of over forty books, with nearly two million copies sold. Her work includes children’s books, historical and contemporary fiction, women’s nonfiction, and gift books. A freelance writer and editor, Lisa lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado. She and her husband, Tim, are the parents of three children.

Product Details

40 pages | Published by WaterBrook

On Sale Date: Oct 10, 2006

Trim Size: 8-1/2 x 8-1/2

Carton Quantity: 48

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A heartwarming Christmas tale for young children, from the best-selling author of God Gave Us You.

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In this delightful sequel to the best-selling God Gave Us You, Mama Bear takes Little Cub on a polar expedition to answer her questions about Christmas. This heartwarming story, charmingly illustrated, helps young children discover the true meaning of Christmas and how very much God loves them.

By Katie Richert

Little Cub is curious about Santa and Christmas. Wanting to go find Santa, Mama tells Little Cub that Santa is hard to find, but God is much easier. So, the next morning Mama and Little Cub set out to find God. The beauty of the book is the discovery that God is very near, but sometimes it takes moving away from the normalcy of life to have our eyes truly opened to His presence. This is exactly what Mama wanted to show Little Cub....

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By Justen Overlander

God Gave Us Christmas is a sweet story that explains the true meaning of Christmas - Jesus' birth - without demonizing Santa. In fact, the mother bear in the story explains to her cub that Santa is a good reminder for us to be generous and care for each other. She explains that God is more important than Santa, but doesn't discount the Santa story like some Christian books try to do. The illustrations in this book are beautiful and the...

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By Janae Dale

God Gave Us Christmas is the touching story of Little Cub and Mama looking for God in Christmas. By taking a short trip with Mama and observing the wonder of God in Creation, Little Cub comes to realize that Christmas is about more than just Santa Claus and presents to open. She finds that Jesus is the greatest gift of Christmas. I loved reading this book to my 6 year old this Christmas. We had talked about Christmas being all about...

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By Beth Anderson

"God Gave Us Christmas" by Lisa Tawn Bergren is another installment in the "God Gave Us" series - this one focuses on the Christmas holiday and what it really means. In this book, Little Cub asks his parents who invented Christmas. What I thought was nice about this book was that in a few instances, Little Cub asks about Santa, for example, he asks Mama if Santa invented Christmas. Mama's response was the God invented Christmas. I thought it...

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By Tori Peterson

Lisa Tawn Bergen, author of the "God Gave Us..." children's books, has once again brought us a fantastic book to read to our children. God Gave Us Christmas is by far one of the best books I have had the pleasure to read to my kids. Christmas is a touchy issue with children. They are young and don't always fully comprehend that Christmas isn't just about presents and Santa Claus, but is in fact Jesus's birthday. Without Jesus there would be...

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