One Hand, Two Hands
show little ones how their hands are a blessing from God that they can use to
do help others.
Written in rhyming text and illustrated with the charming
art of Gaby Hansen, this simple message of God’s blessing of hands not only
entertains . . . as it teaches what wonderful things our hands can do from
scratching, latching, and petting a pup to washing dishes
One hand, two hands, five fingers, ten...
Thanks to evolution, I can use my hands again.
It doesn't make the best sense with the "use my hands again" part, but the book is all about using your hands, so it wasn't too terrible. :-p I wish I had realized it was a religious-...more
Of course, Max Lucado does a wonderful job with the words, too! Since the book is intended for toddlers and preschoolers, the language is very simple, and the use of rhyme engages their minds...more
The story starts by telling some things that our hands normally do, like "clap `em, snap `em, wave `em in the air". It then tells some things that we can choose to do because we have hands, like "Wash dishes with mommy. Put toys in the box." It ends with a sweet and short prayer thanking God for our hands and asking Him to use them again. It also includes a list...more
The book is a simple rhyming style early-learning read, easy enough for young readers to read along or for smaller ones to easily underst...more
The pictures are super cute, though I was confused why a big bear showed up, in second reading I realized that her stuffed animals came to live.
The thought behind the story is wonderful: there are many ways to use our hands that are practical, fun, loving and...more
The book finally ends by enlightening the child on how his/her hands can be helping hands, kind hands and loving hands.
The 10" x 10" book is colorfully illustrated by Gaby Hansen with sweet featured characters, making it an attractive book for even very young children to look at.
One Hand, Two Hands illustrates that their hands are a gift from God. Lucado shows that hands cando all sorts of things but they are best used to serve God by helping others.
There are silly whimsical pictures, but the book ends with a prayer of thanks. A very sweet book, it would make a nice baby gift.
One Hand, Two Hands by Max Lucado is about all the wonderful things our hands can do. With cute illustrations and rhyming text this is a great read aloud book for small children ages 2+. From making messes to helping others, digging in the dirt to petting a puppy our hands can do many things