I am special because God made ME.
Clive helps his brother Ian learn that he is special because God made him!
Featuring beloved characters Clive & Ian from the bestselling video series Buck Denver Asks...What's in the Bible? comes a new series of fun, easy-to-read board books designed just for preschoolers. Written by bestselling children's book author, Hannah Hall, this series features charming illustrations and helps parents teach their children about God's Creation and His love for them.
About the Author
Hannah C. Hall is wife to a worship pastor and stay-at-home mom to three delightful kids. She is the bestselling author of fourteen children's books lives with her family in a small town in Arkansas.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
God created each one of his children to be special and incredible in their own way, and we all have an important job here on earth. When it is raining one afternoon, Clive and Ian must find ways to entertain themselves inside. Ian dawns a cape and proclaims himself ‘Ian the Incredible,' but what makes Ian incredible? This is a cute little book, perfect for young readers just learning to read and any child who wonders whether or not he or she really is incredible. The illustrations are simple and filled with bright, eye-catching colors. The background details are simple enough that they don't distract from the actions of Clive and Ian. Clive and Ian themselves look similar to their puppet counterparts; they even maintain a certain fuzzy look to them. The writing itself is fun and upbeat. After Ian proclaims he is ‘Ian the Incredible' Clive asks him numerous funny questions before helping Ian to recognize what really makes him incredible. At the very end of the book, there are suggested activities and questions for parent and child to tackle together to help them to connect more to the story. I would definitely give this book five out of five stars and would recommend it to families with young children. I received my copy of this book from the publishers for the sole purpose of providing an honest review and the picture featured above is my own. stephanietiner.weebly.com
“Ian is very, very good at eating pancakes. Come learn what makes him even more special than that!” the back cover states in Hannah C. Hall’s children’s book, God Made Me. ~ What ~ Part of the Buck Denver Asks”What’s in the Bible?” series, this twenty-four-page board book with rounded edges targets children ages three months to three years old who enjoy stories about God and His creations. With characters created by Phil Vischer, it has conversations of Clive and Ian as well as a Parent Connection section at the end of the book with four suggested interactive ideas and a link to http://www.jellytelly.com. In this short tale, brothers Clive and Ian are playing indoors since it is raining outside. When Ian states he is “Ian the Incredible,” Clive asks if he can fly or lift a pony, questioning what makes him so incredible. After Ian tells his sibling that he can eat a lot of pancakes, Clive explains how God creates everyone special and made us to love Him. Ian is wowed by God being so incredible and, in the end, he wants to eat pancakes. ~ Why ~ This is a charming story that has a silly aspect of Ian replying with quirky comments, endearing to the reader to him while Clive is the wise, intelligent one who knows a lot. I like the simplistic illustrations that will engage younger ones. ~ Why Not ~ Those who do not have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ may not see the value of this series. Young ones may not understand or read some of the complicated three and four-syllable words so it may be best read out loud. I could not find any highlighted words mentioned in the Parent Connection section. ~ Wish ~ I am confused on what age group this book is for because although it is a board book with rounded corners that would normally be appropriate for those under the preschool age (which Barnes and Noble targets), it has complicated wording that preschoolers to early elementary school would understand more readily (Amazon states it is for ages five to six years old). ~ Want ~ If you are looking for a children’s book with fun characters and a childish appearance for those younger than preschool age, this would be a good series to collect if you read them out loud. Thanks to Hatchett Books for this complimentary book that I am under no obligation to review.