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About God Gave Us Family

Little Pup’s wolf family is on their way to a special reunion—with lots of cousins, games, roasting marshmallows, and fun! As the young wolf thinks about different kinds of families, it’s the perfect opportunity for Mama and Papa to teach their inquisitive child about the families that God brings together. Some families are big and others are small, some are led by grandparents or just one parent, and some families include adopted little ones– yet each family is truly special.
 
Even the members of Little Pup’s pack make up an important role in his family, although they sometimes pester him. Papa gently reminds his son…
 
“We need to love the family God gave us.”
 
A heartwarming and colorful addition to the best-selling God Gave Us series, this tale will delight young hearts and help them understand how families of all types reflect God’s unconditional love.

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 17, 2017

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

Carton Quantity: 24

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Little Pup’s wolf family is on their way to a special reunion—with lots of cousins, games, roasting marshmallows, and fun! As the young wolf thinks about different kinds of families, it’s the perfect opportunity for Mama and Papa to teach their inquisitive child about the families that God brings together. Some families are big and others are small, some are led by grandparents or just one parent, and some families include adopted little ones– yet each family is truly special. Even the members of Little Pup’s pack make up an important role in his family, although they sometimes pester him. Papa gently reminds his son… “We need to love the family God gave us.” A heartwarming and colorful addition to the best-selling God Gave Us series, this tale will delight young hearts and help them understand how families of all types reflect God’s unconditional love.

Press Release

New Addition to God Gave Us Series Celebrates Families of Different Shapes and Sizes
 
“Whenever somebody is loving and caring for another, that’s a family.”

The 2.5 million-selling God Gave Us series returns with a new heartwarming and colorful story, God Gave Us Family (WaterBrook, Oct. 17, 2017) by Lisa Tawn Bergren, helping children understand that each family is uniquely knit together.
 
As Little Pup and his parents travel to a family reunion, his curiosity leads him to wonder why the families he sees along the way don’t mirror his own. With the help of Mama and Papa, Little Pup discovers that while he is an only child, some families have several children, some adopt children as their own—just as “God makes each of us part of his family”—and some are led by grandparents or just one parent.
 
As Little Pup discovers these differences, the stunning illustrations help each forest family’s story spring to life and cleverly attribute personalities to the individual woodland creatures.
 
God Gave Us Family is a wonderful resource for parents and grandparents to guide conversations with their little ones ages 3 to 7 about the different ways families are structured; though they may not all look the same, each one is a beautiful gift from God.
 
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Lisa Tawn Bergren is the best-selling author of nearly 50 books, including God Gave Us You and the beloved God Gave Us children’s series. With more than 2.5 million copies in print, the God Gave Us series has introduced children all over the world to God’s love through whimsical characters and gentle life lessons. Her creativity and love of writing spans many genres, from children’s books and devotionals to adult fiction. She and her husband, Tim, reside in Colorado with their three big kids. Visit www.lisatawnbergren.com or www.facebook.com/lisatawnbergren for more information.
 
ABOUT THE ILLUSTRATOR
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 has an MFA in Illustration from the University of Hartford. Hohn lives in Portland, Oregon, with his family.

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By Stacey Patrick

My "Kid's Ministry" library is a bit bigger now. Over at Blogging for Books, I was graciously offered and given a copy of "God Gave Us Family" by Lisa Tawn Bergren (with David Hohn as the book's artist). This isn't the first time I have come across Bergren's work, as I have reviewed several of her books. Her children's books are my favorite from my collection.God Gave Us Family does not disappoint, my  friends. Through this book, we are able...

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By Amanda Turner

Disclaimer: I received the following product(s) in exchange for my review. All opinions my own. God Gave Us Family is an enjoyable book written by Lisa Tawn Bergren with beautiful illustrations by David Hohn. This story is about a little wolf pup who is looking forward to an upcoming family reunion, filled with all kinds of activities ranging from roasting marshmallows, playing with cousins, and engaging in new games. Along the way,...

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By Dede King

Book Review: God Gave Us Family by Lisa Tawn BergrenBook Summary: Little Pup's wolf family is on their way to a special reunion--with lots of cousins, games, roasting marshmallows, and fun! As the young wolf thinks about different kinds of families, it's the perfect opportunity for Mama and Papa to teach their inquisitive child about the families that God brings together. Some families are big and others are small, some are led by grandparents...

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By Tori Peterson

::From the back of the book::Little Pup's wolf family is on their way to a special reunion--with lots of cousins, games, roasting marshmallows, and fun! As the young wolf thinks about different kinds of families, it's the perfect opportunity for Mama and Papa to teach their inquisitive child about the families that God brings together. Some families are big and others are small, some are led by grandparents or just one parent, and some...

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By Jinnae Blaker

This is such a great children's book. I love the beautiful illustration and the colors used in this book. The story has been a joy to read to my nephew who is 2 and loves animals. I think that book would also be great for a family who has adopted as it explains what a family is and why God created families. It is a great Christian children's book.

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