For the Beauty of the Earth

For the Beauty of the Earth


The poetry of this classic hymn combine with beautiful illustrations to create a picture book that children and adults alike will cherish. The lyrics of For the Beauty of the Earth, originally written in 1864, celebrate creation, family, music, and community. Illustrations bring the words to life, capturing the rich imagery of the song. The book includes the written music and lyrics so families can sing the song together. 
For the Beauty of the Earth is a 2017 Junior Library Guild Selection. 

"The book shows the majesty of God’s creation, and includes beautiful depictions of relationships." - Katie Barrett Todd, Union Presbyterian Seminary alumna, writer for Lectionary Links.
  • ISBN


  • Hardcover

    32 pages

  • Age

    Preschool (3-5 years); Early Grades (5-8 years)

  • Dimensions

    10 x 10

  • Publication Date

    Tuesday, March 7, 2017