by Matthew Paul Turner – Penguin Random House
From the author of the bestselling children’s book When God Made You comes a rhythmic, whimsical journey through creation–for little readers who love science and wonder and the beginnings of all things.
For spiritual parents who are looking for a different kind of creation book, Matthew Paul Turner’s When God Made the World focuses on the complex way that God created our vast and scientifically operating universe, including the biodiversity of life on our planet and the intricacies of a vast solar system. Scottish illustrator Gillian Gamble brings the natural world to vibrant life with rich colors and poignant detail certain to stretch young minds and engage imaginations.
Planet Earth, God made a blue and green sphere,
And designed it to orbit the sun once a year.
God made daytime and nighttime, climates and seasons,
And all kinds of weather that vary by region.
God made continents and oceans, islands and seas,
A north and south pole that God put in deep freeze.
God carved rivers and brooks, mountains and caves,
Made beaches with sand and huge crashing waves.
God made tropics and plateaus, glaciers and meadows,
marshes and tundras and erupting volcanos.