God's Wildest Wonderment of All (Hardcover)
When a curious little boy visits the zoo, he learns much more from the animals than his parents might have expected. The fascinating creatures he encounters there provoke in him a rousing round of questions and speculations that will set your child to thinking. Why has God created and preserved such an entertaining assortment of beasts? The sight of so many animals brings to his young mind thoughts of Noah's ark. Why has God created and preserved such an entertaining assortment of beasts? As he surveys the wonderful critters all around him, at last he discovers God's wildest wonderment of all - in a moment of joyous self-discovery that your child will share. Bestselling author Paul Thigpen tells the tale in rollicking, musical verse, with vivid and playful illustrations by artist John Folley that will have your little one begging to read this book again and again.
Paul Thigpen is the author of more than fifty books, six of them for children. The text of this book was written long ago for his preschool daughter, Lydia, who with her husband, Michael, now has five children of her own. With its beautiful new illustrations, it's a treasure for his five grandchildren: Francisco, Sofia, Santiago, Lucia, and Avila. John Folley is trained in Academic and Impressionist painting with a pedigree that reaches back to the workshops of the Renaissance of Northern Italy. He lives in the Boston, Massachusetts area with his wife, Deirdre, and their children. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a B.A. in Fine Arts and Philosophy.