The Plans I Have For You Devotional and Journal Review & Giveaway 2

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Devotional and Journal Review & Giveaway
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the plans I have for youI received “The Plans I Have For You” Devotional and Journal and wondered if they would be a bit too young for our son. Well, it turns out that I might actually use them myself! The information inside is a great way to spend time learning God’s Word…for any age. Plus, the Journal helps you to put your thoughts and prayers down on paper that can be so helpful for the future.

The illustrations in both of the books is amazing. Goes with all of the devotions perfectly and gives you a different spin on what you’re reading. I love having the chance to delve deeper into God’s Word. I remember years ago, when I was just learning about God, I actually had the “Precious Moments” bible that was actually made for kids. It was written in such a way that for me, as a newbie, made it easier to understand, easier to follow and more helpful to learn from. Now that I’ve been studying the Word, I have a bible in about 4 different versions. Each one, giving me a different perspective and allowing me to learn even more. This devotional and journal will do that exact thing. Let me learn on a bit different level, but see how God can use the time to grow my faith, my knowledge and my love for Him.

I would definitely recommend this book to any family that would like to do devotional time together, or has a child that would love their own set to do. This would be great to have each one in your family take part in it, and then discuss their journal entries at dinner, etc. Any way to converse with family and learn more about God’s plan is a great time!

About “The Plans I Have For You” Devotional:
The devotional is an illustrated 90-day devotional written by bestselling children’s book author Amy Parker and illustrated by Vanessa Brantley-Newton, teaching and inspiring kids to dream about their future, to focus on faith, love, and joy, and recognize that God has a plan and purpose for the plans I have for youeach and every one of us.

Product Details:
Age Range: 8 – 12 years
Hardcover: 160 pages
Publisher: Zonderkidz (December 29, 2015)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0310725224
ISBN-13: 978-0310725220
Product Dimensions: 5.8 x 0.6 x 8.7 inches
Product Weight: 14.4 ounces
Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars
Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #407,869 in Books
#220 in Books > Children’s Books > Religions > Christianity > Prayer
#276 in Books > Children’s Books > Religions > Christianity > Devotional
#2564 in Books > Christian Books & Bibles > Children’s & Teens

About “The Plans I Have For You” Journal:
The journal prompts creative thinking and exploration of the talents and personalities that make us special, and then helps explore how God may use the plans I have for youour unique traits to spread love and joy and make the world a better place.

Product Details:
Age Range: 11 – 14 years
Stationery: 208 pages
Publisher: Zonderkidz; Csm Jou edition (December 29, 2015)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0310725232
ISBN-13: 978-0310725237
Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.6 x 8.4 inches
Product Weight: 6.4 ounces
Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars
Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,558,490 in Books
#3721 in Books > Children’s Books > Education & Reference > Reading & Writing
#4277 in Books > Children’s Books > Literature & Fiction > Religious Fiction > Christian
#8959 in Books > Children’s Books > Religions > Christianity

About the Author:
the plans I have for youAmy Parker has written more than thirty books for children, teens, and adults, including the best-selling A Night Night Prayer, Thank You, God, for Mommy, and Thank You, God, for Daddy. She has also collaborated with authors ranging from New York Times bestsellers to her very own son. Two of these collaborations–Firebird and Courageous Teens–are recipients of Christian Retailing’s Best Awards. But Amy’s greatest reward is being a wife to Daniel and a mom to their amazing sons, Michael and Ethan.

About the Illustrator:
the plans I have for youVanessa Brantley-Newton is a self-taught illustrator, doll maker, and crafter. Her passion for children’s books began when she came across The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats as a child in the 1960s. Growing up in a musical family who love to sing, Vanessa’s illustrations are as fun and whimsical as a beautiful melody. Vanessa currently makes her nest in Charlotte, NC with her husband of 20 years, their daughter, and a very rambunctious cat named Stripes.



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Melanie Burbage
8 years ago

Oh well now this is super cute! My daughters are still young enough for these to be a good pick for them. I’m going to check them out and enter 🙂

Carlee C
8 years ago

I love the positive messages of these books. It lets kids know that it isn’t just about them and that God needs them to be a good influence in the world.