Friday, March 16, 2012

Gabby's Stick-to-It Day by Sheila Walsh

Gabby's Stick-to-It Day:
A story about Never Giving Up
Author: Sheila Walsh
Illustrator: Natasha Kuricheva
Publisher: Thomas Nelson (March 6, 2012)
ISBN: 9781400318056
Hardcover: 32 pages
Suggested for ages 5-7

About the Book:
Gabby is a little guardian angel with a big job to do! Watching over Sophie is hard work, but Gabby knows that God wants her to stick to it.

Gabby, God’s Little Angel, flies to the rescue as Sophie attempts to help others but has a little trouble sticking with things. Sophie tries to be helpful by washing the family dog for her mom, but she gives up when she’s the one who ends up all wet. She then tries to be kind by reading to her little brother, but he has plans of his own, which include a splash of cereal right in Sophie’s face! When Sophie is ready to quit once again, it’s up to Gabby to encourage her to keep trying and to teach her what the Bible says about perseverance: “We must not become tired of doing good. We will receive our harvest of eternal life at the right time if we do not give up.” (Galatians 6:9 NCV)

My Thoughts:

If you teach your children they are being watched over by guardian angels, then this adorable book for you.

Gabby is a young angel who has a problem - she doesn't know what to do about her charge, Sophie. Little Sophie tries to be helpful and starts projects but she doesn't finish them. It's not that Sophie wants to quit, but she gets frustrated easily and then gives up.

Based on Galatians 6:9, this book teaches the lesson of perseverance and finishing a task. Using colorful illustrations and a style that makes the book timeless, this could easily be a story your children will want to have you read to them again and again.

Although targeted for the 5-7 age range, this beautifully illustrated book will delight children (especially girls) of all ages.

Bible quote is taken from the International Children's Bible.

About the Author:

Sheila Walsh is a Bible teacher, speaker, singer, and best-selling author with more than 4 million books sold. Sheila Walsh is the creator of the award-winning Gigi, God's Little Princess® brand, which has sold over 1.5 million units and won two National Retailer's Choice Awards. As a featured speaker with Women of Faith®, Sheila has reached more than 3.5 million women by artistically combining honesty, vulnerability and humor with God's Word. She resides in Dallas with her husband Barry and son Christian.

Visit for more information about Sheila, her other books or Women of Faith.
Available from Thomas Nelson

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Enter today - Sheila and her publisher, Thomas Nelson, have put together a prize package worth over $200!

One lucky winner will receive:
  • A brand new KINDLE Fire with Wi-Fi
  • Gabby, God’s Little Angel 
  • Gabby's Stick-to-It-Day
But wait! There’s more …
The winner will be announced on the Gabby Landing page on 4/2/12. In the meantime, enter to win the Kindle Fire then head over to the Tommy Nelson site and download the Gabby coloring sheets, watch Sheila's Gabby video, sign up for news about upcoming Gabby and Thomas Nelson products, and much more.

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I received a copy of this book from the author/publisher for this tour. I was not required to write a positive review, but instead, one that gives my honest opinion.

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