Perfect You* is a beautifully written and illustrated children’s short story. Presented as a letter from God, it encourages children to explore and discover their natural (God-given) talents. My three year old granddaughter was captivated from the moment she saw the cover of this book. She has requested it so many times over the past couple of weeks that she has basically memorized it, and now she “reads” it to us!
The book may be short, but examples of many different gifts and talents are given. It’s a wonderful way for parents, grandparents, and other care-givers to open the door to discussions about where a child’s natural bent could lead them. Like so many other little girls, my granddaughter is enthralled with the idea of being a ballerina. I was surprised to find that she also thinks of becoming an astronaut, a veterinarian and a baker.
A sweet, gentle story, Perfect You expresses the joy of being who God created us to be ~ each of us blessed by Him with the gifts make that make us, individually and perfectly, who we are.
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and the book:
Tate Publishing (May 10, 2011)
Holly Skelton has had a colorful and diverse work history, from engineering to wedding planning, all in an effort to explore her different talents and personality traits. After having children, she was inspired to write a tale explaining to kids how unique and special they are, blessed with their own talents and gifts. Holly is passionate about spreading her message to all children that they are made for a purpose! She lives in Plymouth Michigan with her husband Bryndon and three young daughters and feels she has finally found God’s calling for her as an author.
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Perfect You is a story for parents to share with their children to encourage them to discover their talents so that they can live a life of purpose and happiness. In this letter from God, children will discover that He has blessed them with gifts and talents that make them totally unique and able to serve the world in a very special way. Could the gift of bravery make you a police officer or firefighter, or could your compassion help you to be a great doctor or teacher? The possibilities are endless!
List Price: $8.99
Reading level: Ages 4-8
Perfect Paperback: 24 pages
Publisher: Tate Publishing (May 10, 2011)
AND NOW…THE FIRST THREE PAGES (Click on images to view larger picture):