Synopses & Reviews
All things bright and beautiful,
All creatures great and small,
All things wise and wonderful,
The Lord God made them all!
A lush little board book edition of the beloved hymn.
Naoko Stoop's charming art, with an array of cuddly animals and an adorable little girl, captures the sweet spirit of the lyrics, which offer praise for nature, beauty, and the glory of all creation. The girl, accompanied everywhere by a cute monkey, wanders through glowing fields of flowers, where birds fly and nest; purple mountains with a flowing river where ducks make their home; and lush butterfly-filled meadows, perfect for playing. This is a gorgeous book for parents and children to share.and#160;and#160;
"The famous hymn is given beguiling illustrations in this board book."--Kirkus Reviews
"The famous hymn is given beguiling illustrations in this board book."--Kirkus Reviewsand#160;and#8220;This well-known hymn is considered a particularly accessible one for children. Here the words are matched by Stoop's charming pictures painted on wood. Pictures of 'all things wise and wonderful' feature a little girl and her monkey surrounded by an elephant, a giraffe, a rhino, bears, rabbits, and birds. They cavort throughout the day and enjoy the pleasures of the natural world until night falls. With two lines to a sturdy page, this board book will be a nice introduction to the song for the very youngest.and#8221; --Booklist
A lush board book edition of the beloved hymn. Naoko Stoopand#39;s charming art, with an array of cuddly animals and an adorable little girl, captures the sweet spirit of the lyrics, which offer praise for nature, beauty, and the glory of all creation. Perfect for parents and children to share.and#160;
What happens when you disobey God? When God orders Jonah to preach to the wicked people of Ninevah, Jonah decides to sail far away instead. As punishment, God batters his ship with a terrible storm. Jonah asks his shipmates to throw him overboardandmdash;where a big fish swallows him up. An elegantly written and beautifully illustrated version of the timeless biblical story.
What happens when God has a task for you . . . and you donandrsquo;t want to do it?
When God orders Jonah to preach to the wicked people of Ninevah and tell them to change their ways, Jonah decides to sail away instead. But when a raging storm rises and batters his ship mercilessly, Jonah realizes that God is punishing him for his disobedience. To save his shipmates, Jonah asks them to throw him into the seaandmdash;where a big fish swallows him up. Susan Collins Thoms and Naoko Stoop have created an elegantly simple and beautifully illustrated version of the timeless biblical story.
About the Author
Raised in Tokyo, Japan, and a resident of Brooklyn, New York, Naoko Stoop is a self-taught artist who paints on wood or other found materials. All Creatures Great and Small is the first board book Naoko has illustrated; she is now at work on a companion board book for Sterling, Noah's Ark, which will be released in Spring 2013. Naoko's first picture book, Red Knit Cap Girl, which she both wrote and illustrated, will be released by Little, Brown in June 2012. Naoko Stoop exhibits her art in several galleries, and sells her prints in her Etsy shop (etsy.com/shop/naokosstoop). You can read Naoko's blog
(naokosstoop.blogspot.com/); check out her collection online (brownpaperbagcollection.com/page/cover.php); and follow her on Twitter (twitter.com/#!/naokosstoop).