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About God Gave Us Thankful Hearts

Adventurous Lil Pup is bummed that hibernating season will soon be coming to the Great North Woods. Why should so many of his friends have to go in for the winter and leave Lil Pup without pals? Mama reminds her little wolf that not all animals hibernate, and how he can be grateful for the beautiful autumn season – for jumping in leaf piles, eating apple treats, and celebrating the wonders of fall with his forest friends.  And she points out…

“I think the trick to having a thankful heart is thinking about the things that make us happy, rather than the things that don’t.”

As Mama and Lil Pup explore, she reminds him that God is the giver of all good things. Lil Pup learns that even when something fun comes to an end; his heart can be thankful when he sets his mind on the best things in his life.

This inviting addition to the best-selling God Gave Us series, with nearly 2.5 million books sold, helps little ones to understand how giving thanks warms hearts and brings joy.

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: Aug 23, 2016

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

Carton Quantity: 24

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Click Here to download the first pages of God Gave Us Thankful Hearts by Lisa Tawn Bergren About God Gave Us Thankful Hearts by Lisa Tawn Bergren Adventurous Lil Pup is bummed that hibernating season will soon be coming to the Great North Woods. Why should so many of his friends have to go in for the winter and leave Lil Pup without pals? Mama reminds her little wolf that not all animals hibernate, and how he can be grateful for the beautiful autumn season – for jumping in leaf piles, eating apple treats, and celebrating the wonders of fall with his forest friends.  And she points out… “I think the trick to having a thankful heart is thinking about the things that make us happy, rather than the things that don’t.” As Mama and Lil Pup explore, she reminds him that God is the giver of all good things. Lil Pup learns that even when something fun comes to an end; his heart can be thankful when he sets his mind on the best things in his life. This inviting addition to the best-selling God Gave Us series, with nearly 2.5 million books sold, helps little ones to understand how giving thanks warms hearts and brings joy.

Press Release

A Story of Thankfulness from the 2.5 Million-Selling God Gave Us series
 
Fall is Lil Pup’s favorite time of year. Jumping in leaf piles, eating apples, enjoying the beautiful cool weather, and changing leaves – what could be better?
 
But even as Lil Pup enjoys his favorite season, he remembers: winter is coming. His favorite friends will hibernate, and the colors of fall will give way to the cool white snow of winter. As Mama and Lil Pup explore the woods, she reminds the small wolf that God is the giver of all good gifts. By focusing on the best things in life, he can learn to have a thankful heart of gratitude even when something fun comes to an end.
 
God Gave Us Thankful Hearts (WaterBrook, 8/23/2016) is a beautifully illustrated book, full of lovely fall illustrations and the adorable new wolf character, Lil Pup. A perfect addition to the award winning God Gave Us series, God Gave Us Thankful Hearts provides a great resource for parents to talk with young children about thanking God for all of his gifts.
 
ABOUT THE AUTHOR & Illustrator 

LISA TAWN BERGREN
 is the best-selling author of nearly forty books, including God Gave Us You and the beloved God Gave Us children's series. Her creativity and love of writing spans many genres, from children's book and devotionals to adult fiction. She and her husband, Tim, reside in Colorado with their three children.
 
DAVID HOHN is an award-winning illustrator whose art has graced many popular children's books, including God Gave Us Christmas. He graduated with honors from the Maryland Institute College of Art and is finishing an MFA in Illustration program from the University of Hartford. David lives in Portland, Oregon with his family.

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By Susan Gabler

This book is the perfect book to read to your little ones. It gives you the chance to read and talk to you kids about being kind and thankful for everything. There is always something to be thankful for. The storyline of the little wolf asking his Mom and Dad all these questions lets the child put himself/herself inside the book, like he/she asking the questions. Great Illustrations.

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By Teresa Cooper

Sometimes it seems impossible to feel thankful for the simple things in life that God gave us. Teaching our children thankfulness probably means more than anything we can teach them. Why? Because with thankful hearts, children can learn to appreciate all of the small things that make up their lives.God Gave Us Thankful HeartsThis post contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on one of the product links, Iâ??ll receive a small...

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By Julie A

Thanks to Blogging for Books, I was able to receive a free copy of God Gave Us Thankful Hearts to review. Of all the "God Gave Us..." books by Lisa Tawn Bergren that I've read, this one is my favorite so far. It teaches children the important truth of finding ways to be thankful even when something isn't exactly how you like it to be, and it does so in a way children will easily understand.Where the other stories I've read by Lisa Tawn...

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By Valerie Lee

 Fall in to the Fall spirit with this Adorable Picture Book! This is the perfect book to welcome in the fall season this year.  With it's beautiful pictures, loving family, and thankful attitude, this book is the perfect gift for yourself or a friend.One of the things I love most about this book is the loving family atmosphere.  As pup spends time with his mom and then dad the natural conversations that take place put a happy thankful twist...

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By Ellen Lockhart

Is Your Heart Thankful?  How about the hearts of your children and grandchildren?  Have you or are you teaching them thankfulness and gratitude to God? This is just a simple book review on the book God Gave Us Thankful Hearts. The book is written by Lisa Tawn Bergren with art by David Hohn.  It is a cute book with nice illustrations that children would love and relate to.  Although, all in all I like the book, my title would not have said...

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