Let There Be Light – Book Review
There are some books whose covers are so inviting, you cannot wait to delve into the book and begin the journey that awaits you.
There are some stories that are so compelling, you want to hear them over and over again.
There are some illustrations that are so stunning, you wish you could frame every one.
There are some books that are so enchanting, they remind you of why you love to read!
Let There Be Light by Archbishop Desmond Tutu is one of those rare gem of a books!
Let There Be Light is a hot-off-the-presses children’s book that retells the biblical story of creation in the most magnificent of ways! The book is infused with all of the love and warmth that characterizes the story-telling abilities of Nobel Peace Prize Winner Archbishop Desmond Tutu and captures the artistic talents of New York Times best-selling author Nancy Tillman.
Let There Be Light is a story that never grows old.
Let There Be Light is a story that’s filled with love.
Quite frankly, I think Let There Be Light is destined to become a classic – and to become one of my favorite Children’s Books of the year!
You don’t have to be young to enjoy this book. If you are an art lover who enjoys beautifully illustrated books, you will want to add this to your collection!
I rate Let There Be Light 5 out of 5 stars.
Be sure to enter my giveaway for a chance to win a copy of your very own!
Let There Be Light – Book Trailer
About Archbishop Desmond Tutu
Archbishop Desmond Tutu was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1984 for his lifelong struggle to bring equality, justice, and peace to his native country of South Africa. He is the author of numerous books including the Children of God Storybook Bible, God’s Dream, and Desmond and the Very Mean Word. From 2007 to 2013, Tutu was the founding Chair of the Elders, a group of global leaders who are working to promote the shared interests of humanity. In 2013 he received the Templeton Prize for advancing spiritual progress in the world. He lives in South Africa with his wife, Leah. They have four children and seven grandchildren.
Let There Be Light – Interview With Archbishop Desmond Tutu & Nancy Tillman
About Nancy Tillman
Nancy Tillman is an American author of children’s books. Her picture books focus on the love parents have for their children, and the last page in each of her books says “You are loved.”
Nancy Tillman is the author and illustrator of the bestselling picture book On the Night You Were Born; its companion journal, The Wonder of You; The Spirit of Christmas; and the New York Times bestsellers Wherever You Are, My Love Will Find You and The Crown on Your Head. She also created the mischievous cat Tumford from Tumford the Terrible and Tumford’s Rude Noises, and illustrated It’s Time to Sleep, My Love, by Eric Metaxas. Nancy’s mission in creating her books is to convey to children everywhere that “You are loved.” She lives in Portland, Oregon.
For More Information:
- Visit The Desmond Tutu Peace Center and The Elders to learn more about Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s work.
- Visit Nancy’s Website.
- Let There Be Light is available on Amazon.
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Let There Be Light – Giveaway
Would you like to own a copy of Let There Be Light by Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Nancy Tillman? Thanks to Zonderkidz, I am excited to offer one of our US readers the opportunity to win this wonderful book! To enter this giveaway, please leave a comment AND submit your entries through the Rafflecopter form. This giveaway is open to all Create With Joy readers residing in the US, 18 years or older, now through Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at Midnight PST.
Disclosure: I received a copy of this book from Zonderkidz for review purposes. The opinions expressed in this review are entirely my own.
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