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Let There Be Light

Written by Desmond Tutu & illustrated by Nancy Tillman
Published by Zonderkidz
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Goodreads Rating - 4.2 / 5.0
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"In the very beginning, God's love bubbled over when there was nothing else--no trees, no birds, no animals, no sky, no sea--only darkness."

What Kind of Book is Let There Be Light

Primarily about:
Bible stories

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Mom of boys. Lover of Harry Potter, Jane Austen and believes one can never own too many children's books!
5.0 / 7.0

This is a beautiful retelling of the Christian creation story, accompanied by Tillman’s signature artwork that make the majesty of the world around us shine.

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Book Topics › Bible stories
Children's Books About Bible Stories
Book Topics › creation
Children's Books About Creation
Book Topics › nonfiction
Children's Books About Nonfiction
Book Topics › Christian
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Who Wrote Let There Be Light

Desmond Tutu
Archbishop Desmond Tutu
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Who Illustrated Let There Be Light

Nancy Tillman
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Nancy Tillman is the author and illustrator of the bestselling picture book On the Night You Were Born; its companion journal,The Wonder of You: A Book for Celebrating Baby’s First Year; The Spirit of Christmas; The Heaven of Animals; You and Me and the Wishing Tree; You’re All Kinds of Wonderful; I Knew You Could Do it; and the New YorkTimes bestsellers, Wherever You Are, My Love Will Find You; The Crown on Your Head; You’re Here for a Reason, and I’d Know You Anywhere, My Love. She also created the mischievous cat Tumford in Tumford the Terrible and Tumford’s Rude Noises, and illustrated It’s Time to Sleep, My Love by Eric Metaxas, as well as Let There Be Light by Desmond Tutu. Nancy’s mission in creating her books is to give parents words to say what they feel about their children.

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Publication Date:
January 7, 2014
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