One of Apple's favorite authors Sheila Walsh has written a new book Gabby God's Little Angel. I think the first thing that strikes you about this book are the wonderful illustrations by Marina Fedotova. It's impossible not to notice how the angels jump out of the page in brilliant colors. The details are vibrant and the pictures make it easy to imagine Gabby flying off on her mission.
The book introduces us to the clumsy angel Gabby who has a new assignment. She will be the guardian angel for a little girl Sophie. Gabby and Sophie share some similar traits even though one is an angel and one is a human. Of course Sophie doesn't know Gabby is there but Gabby takes her mission very seriously. Walsh presents the story in a simple way to let little girls know that God loves us very much and even sends angels to protect us. She uses Psalm 91:11 to let girls know this concept is biblical.
Apple really enjoyed the story of Gabby. We haven't talked with her very much about angels although she knows the Bible speaks of them. She was quick to point out the similarities between the characters and she understood the implications of the storyline. I think this book is appropriate for her age (6) and a little higher to present a serious idea and truth in a pretty, easy to understand and read package. It would also be well suited for younger girls as beginners introduction to angels. I'm sure the terrific pictures would keep them interested.
This would be a great Christmas gift idea for the little girls in your life! To buy visit Gabby, God's Little Angel.
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