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In the beginning there was emptiness, like a blank canvas. Then, in a swirl of motion, the Creator made the world. The Creator wanted to finish everything with a special kind of light—a light so powerful it had to be stored away from sight. When the Creator tried to open the jar of light, it shattered, and sparks of light flew everywhere. With flowing paintings and ...more
Hardcover, 40 pages
Published September 6th 2007 by Dutton Juvenile
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Farrah
Mar 03, 2016 Farrah rated it really liked it
A sweet, beautiful book filled with an inspiring message of peace.

I would give 5 stars, except for the second page where it says "in a swirl of motion, the Creator made the word," and I cannot get out of my head that it wasn't with motion but with words, a teaching I've always held dear.
Michael Fitzgerald
Mar 11, 2015 Michael Fitzgerald rated it it was ok
Shelves: picture-books
Illustrations are very nice, but the story is weak. The all-powerful creator of the universe "couldn't find the missing pieces alone" - oh, please! He needs humans to help him. Because apparently they can do things that He can't do Himself. Egads. At this point, the book veers into the touchy-feely nonsense of contemporary spiritual jive, with the requisite accompanying multi-cultural pictures.
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Jan 12, 2008 Katherine Willis Pershey rated it it was amazing
I've decided I'm collecting Creation stories - Big Momma Makes the World, God Created, and this one are currently at the top of my list.
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