A Guide for Jewish and Christian Educators
Children speak about God in ways that are
different from adults. They ask many questions about God,
questions that can be startlingly direct. Oftentimes
adults—parents, grandparents, and teachers—feel
uncomfortable answering them.
Through fantasy, involvement, and
imagination, Sandy Sasso and Annette Compton invite children of
all faiths and backgrounds to encounter God openly through
moments in their own lives—and help the adults who love
them to be a part of that encounter. This book provides a gift
of images that nurtures and encourages children in making
meaning of their world.
With over 100,000 copies in print, God’s Paintbrush remains one of the most popular spiritual books
for children of all faiths, all backgrounds. This special
anniversary edition includes new ideas for interaction between
adults and children, and an important new message from the
"The questions ... will linger in your child’s mind and come up at the dinner table."
"Wonderfully interactive ... will
open the souls of children, and of their parents who read it to
Harold Kushner, author of When Bad Things Happen to Good People
"A very special book to help
stimulate children's religious imagination to think about
Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C.,
University of Notre Dame
an artist and designer, is author of Drawing from the Mind, Painting from the Heart: 12
Essential Lessons to Becoming a Better Artist.