Baptism & Boomerangs by Sherrie Gavin and Tatiana Lawton (Blog Tour Review)

Baptism and Boomerangs blog tour

Welcome to my tour stop for Baptism & Boomerangs by Sherrie Gavin and Tatiana Lawton! This book was so cute and had such a great story! Check out all the book info and my full review below...

Baptism and BoomerangsBaptism & Boomerangs
Written by Sherrie Gavin
Illustrated by Tatiana Lawton
Children's Book, LDS
Hardcover & ebook, 32 Pages
Published August 11th 2015 by Cedar Fort Publishing & Media

Summary

Baptism brings us soaring back—just like a boomerang—into the arms of our loving Heavenly Father! With colorful artwork, a fun story, and insightful analogies, this book helps parents and children discuss the importance of our first crucial covenant in God’s plan of happiness. Entertaining and uplifting, it makes a great gift for all your favorite eight-year-olds.



  

My Review

I absolutely loved Baptism & Boomerangs!! It was bright and colorful, eye-catching, with fun illustrations and designs. What made it even better was the story that these pages told of a grandfather teaching two of his grandchildren about what happens after baptism. It's something we don't always think about talking to our children about, but definitely something we should. I loved how using the boomerang made it so easy for my kids to grasp what this book was teaching. It just clicked with them. I also loved how the Australian culture came through in this book. The story definitely made me want to get nice, wooden boomerangs for my children when they're baptized so they can remember the lesson taught here.

If you have a child or know of anyone being baptized soon or who has recently been baptized Baptism & Boomerangs would make an excellent gift. It was a marvelous book and one I plan on reading several more times with my children, as well as sharing with others.

Source: I would like to thank Cedar Fort for my complimentary copy, which did not affect my review in any way.

About the Author

Sherrie Gavin was born and raised in upstate New York, USA. Always looking for romance, adventure, and with a love of writing, she travelled to Australia and fell in love with a true Aussie bloke named Bruce. ‘Sruth! They married and began adventuring together, joined by two beautiful daughters who are the loves of their lives. Sherrie has been lucky enough to have contributed to Linda Hoffman Kimball’s Relief Society anthologies and The Exponent II. She also thinks that everyone should try throwing a boomerang at least once.

About the Illustrator

Tatiana Lawton was born in Brisbane, Australia, but was raised up north on the sunny beaches of the Sunshine Coast. She was born with a love for life, art, and storytelling, and her pusuit to study a degree of film and animation came as no surprise to family and friends. Moving back to Brisbane, Tatiana completed her four-year degree. Since finishing her degree, she has been freelancing as an artist, contributing to short films as a concept artist, character designer, and storyboard artist. Tatiana has drawn her inspiration for this book from her Australian heritage and her appreciation for eternal families.


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