From bestselling author Gayle Boss comes a nature-based, faith-building journey through Advent -- for early readers who love nature, wonder, and the hope of Christmas through Jesus' birth.
For spiritual parents, grandparents, teachers, and educators who are looking for a wonderful Advent story book, Gayle Boss offers All Creation Waits that celebrates the magnificent and complex way God created animals and their habitat to endure the dark and cold days of winter to emerge full of life and hope when Spring arrives. This book highlights the intricacies of nature and earth. Colorful and eye-catching illustrations paired with 25 individual stories bring the natural world to life with poignant details on every page and each story is certain to engage young minds and imaginations.
Twenty-four animals and insects are featured in this marvelous book that takes children through the days leading up to Jesus' arrival. They include: a turtle, muskrat, bear, chickadee, deer. bee, chipmunk, rabbit, loon, frog, raccoon, bat, opossum, turkey, snake, woodchuck, skunk, porcupine, firefly, vole, squirrel, fox, cardinal and trout. All Creation Waits explores the idea that all nature waits for the Savior of the World who brings new life to all living beings. As children wonder about Christmas anticipating Jesus arrival, All Creation Waits reveals the beauty found in every animal habitat. The reason for the season is to bring reflect on the countless ways God has created creation to embrace the Messiah. All Creation Waits is the perfect book for discussing Advent, God's care for his creation, and learning how every being hopes for Spring, anticipating new life.
From warm beds, to gathering with friends, children see how nature points to a marvelous and mighty Savior. This hopeful book filled with biblical truth celebrates Advent and is ideal for children ages 3-8. The easy-to-read text coupled with reflective questions makes this book a perfect addition to Christmas preparations at home and at church. Whether you buy this for your family or use it with your church family, All Creation Waits is sure to delight the little ones in your life as an excellent gift for Christmas and holiday gatherings.