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For the Beauty of the Earth

For the Beauty of the Earth

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Available February 21, 2023

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 Junior Library Guild Selection. Junior Library Guild is a curated subscription service for libraries featuring books recommended by expert librarians for building an excellent collection.

Endorsements

"Inviting young children to see God's love reflected in the Creation is one of our most joyful and solemn of tasks as parents and educators. Lucy Fleming's beautiful illumination of this classic hymn is sure to become a well-worn favorite."

Rachel Marie Stone, Mother, teacher and author of Eat With Joy: Redeeming God's Gift of Food

Reviews

"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.

"For the Beauty of the Earth" is, collectively, a classic hymn combining with beautiful imagery of words and visuals to create a picture book that children and adults alike will cherish. The lyrics of "For the Beauty of the Earth" were originally written in 1864 as a celebration of creation, family, music, and community. The engaging illustrations bring those words to life, capturing the rich imagery of the song."

Midwest Book Review, April - Picturebook Shelf

"Impressively beautiful, full color illustrations by Lucy Fleming bring the words to life, capturing the rich imagery of the song...An ideal picture book, especially for children ages four to eight, "For The Beauty Of The Earth" is unreservedly and enthusiastically recommended for family, preschool, elementary school, and community library picture book collections."

Midwest Book Review, June - Christian Shelf

Product Info

  • Format Paperback
  • ISBN 9781506489186
  • Age Early Grades (5-8 years)
  • Dimensions 10 x 10
  • Pages 32
  • Publication Date February 21, 2023
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