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by Elena Gomez,Anna Scott-Brown

The wonder and excitement of creation is captured in this fresh, lyrical, and evocative interpretation of the biblical account of God's creation of the world. Each step in the process—from the beginning of light to the opening of the first plants and flowers—is covered in lush detail. Filled with wonder and beauty, this timeless story will capture the imagination of children and adults alike.
Download Creation Song epub
ISBN: 0745960499
ISBN13: 978-0745960494
Category: Children
Subcategory: Literature & Fiction
Author: Elena Gomez,Anna Scott-Brown
Language: English
Publisher: Lion UK (April 28, 2008)
Pages: 32 pages
ePUB size: 1919 kb
FB2 size: 1450 kb
Rating: 4.6
Votes: 233
Other Formats: rtf mbr azw lrf

Debut children's book by by Anna Scott-Brown, this book depicts God's act of creation as more than just spoken words, but rather a dance and a song poured forth from love.

At the beginning of the story, God is all alone. He imagines a world filled with friendship and laughter, love and beautiful creatures. God starts to sing. His song picks up the corners of nothing and folds it into a ball. God breathes on it sending the sphere to its location within the universe. Then God begins to dance. His steps result in pricks of light which join together to make the sun. The sun runs to the waters, created by God's tears of joy, and sees reflected in it the moon. The tears of God water the earth. When the earth laughs, plants and colors fill its surface. The laughter and song continue until all the earth is filled with beautiful creatures. When God begins to sing again, man and woman are the result. When creation is done...

"... at the centre was God with the two beings he had made in his own likeness. They combined within themselves all the music of his soul and all the love of his heart and all the joy of creation. All creation danced with him."

The stylistic illustrations by Elena Gomez fill the pages with color. They're imaginitive and bold. The faces of Adam and Eve are quite realistic. (Some may be interested to know they are depicted with dark skin.)

What I Like: It's beautiful! Poetic in its description, it reminds me of African fables. While it's not biblically accurate, it does encourage kids to imagine the wonder of creation. It takes them to a new level of understand how nothing became everything because of God's design and love. The illustrations are wonderful! My kids really like the pictures of the animals.

What I Dislike: It's not biblically accurate. Also, it took a few readings before my kids liked this book. They were bored by the beginning because the pictures show what the story describes: nothing.

Overall Rating: Very Good!

Tanya - Christian Children's Book Review
I checked every book on Creation out from our library that I could get my hands on for my daughter's first week of Kindergarten (homeschool). This was our least favorite. I just didn't care for it and I can't put my finger on why. Wasn't our cup of tea.