Ishnabobber discovers the wonder of God
Ishnabobber, the adorable lighthouse, continues his journey to learn how to shine brighter in the third book of the three-book Discovery Series. Why is Jesus Special unfolds with a grumpy Ishnabobber who doesn’t want to do his chores. But with a silly song and a slight change of perspective, Ishnabobber sees and feels God around him in nature. It’s wonderful, special, and beautiful. He feels a stirring in his heart that brings him to his happiest happy (my favorite phrase). Ishnabobber and Jesus both shine their lights for different but similar reasons.
I hoped the series would wrap up the original quest of “How can I make my light shine brighter?” more satisfyingly, but the overall message of the books and their brilliant illustrations make this series worthwhile for little Christians. As in the first two books, the supplemental coloring page, word search, bible verses, and thought-provoking questions for both children and adults are wonderful bonuses.
Reading this series in order is critical to understanding the journey. Also, reading all three books is necessary in order to see the progression of Ishnabobber’s journey.
The author and illustrator have more Christian children’s books in the works. Stay tuned through their website or social media.
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Meet the Author:
Susan Anderson is a Jesus lover, wife, mother, and grandmother. Her life experiences, growing faith, and obedience to God’s nudging have inspired her to write Christian children’s books that are designed to show what a growing faith looks like. She loves hosting retreats at her cabin home as well as mentoring hurting women. Her passion is to help people of all ages understand “the peace that surpasses all understanding” that comes from a personal relationship with Jesus.
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