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About God Gave Us Love

As Little Cub and Grampa Bear’s fishing adventure is interrupted by mischievous otters, the young polar bear begins to question why we must love others… even the seemingly unlovable.

In answering her questions, Grampa Bear gives tender explanations that teach Little Cub about the different kinds of love that is shared between families, friends, and mamas and papas. Grampa explains that all these kinds of love come from God and that it is important to love others because…

“Any time we show love, Little Cub, we’re sharing a bit of his love.”

This sweet tale will warm the hearts of young children as they learn about all the different sorts of love, while the gentle explanations of each provide a valuable opportunity to encourage children to share with others a “God-sized love.”

About Lisa T. Bergren

Lisa Tawn Bergren is a best-selling author of more than thirty books, including The Captain's Bride, The Busy Mom's Devotional, and the God Gave Us children's book series. She and her husband, Tim, live in Colorado Springs, Colorado with their three children. Visit her website at

Product Details

40 pages | Published by WaterBrook

On Sale Date: Sep 15, 2009

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

Carton Quantity: 24

By Lisa Bartelt

Our kids love books, consequently we have a bookshelf lined with kids' books. It overtook the adults' collection of best-loved books more than a year ago. They have their favorites, too, and I find we're often drawn to the same ones over and over again. A few weeks ago, I pulled this one off the shelf. And I was pleasantly surprised by the message, illustrations and overall story. My biggest pet peeve with children's books is when the ...

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By Aaron Potratz

This is a fantastic little book - sturdy, beautiful, and perfect for story time with the kids. It touches on many different kinds of love, distinctions between them, and the value in them all. I really appreciated this and found great opportunities to talk with my 6-year-old about love afterwards. I also appreciated that it did not stop at simply "God's love" to us, but also defined this love as the gift of His Son to save us. Again, another...

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By Jody Joy

Lisa Tawn Bergren does it again. This is a very cute story about love, and the illustrations are by Laura J. Bryant. The illustrations are complete, colorful, and fun and take the child on journey with Little Cub and his Grandpa. The message of this book comes through loud and clear, "God gave us love." As Little Cub and Grandpa work through the day they learn about the purpose of love, different types of love and most importantly the...

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By Beth Maddrey

This is a charming continuation of the God Gave Us series and it finds Grandpa explaining to Little Bear how God gave us love in different forms for family and friends and how we are to love, even when it's hard. The illustrations are delightful and really keep the attention of my 2 year old as we read - I see this becoming a frequent bedtime favorite.

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By Tabitha Andree

The children's book God Gave Us Love, by Lisa Tawn Bergren and illustrated by Laura J. Bryant, follows Little Cub on his discovery on what "Love" means. Fishing with his Grampa, Little Cub gets becomes frustrated by some noisy otters. Grampa takes the opportunity to teach Little Cub a little lesson about sharing and a big one about love. Grampa will teach both Little Cub and your child how God created us to love. The reader will also le...

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