The Sparkle Egg Book Review/Giveaway

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Easter is approaching fast and this book is perfect for Easter. The Sparkle Egg is written by Jill Hardie and illustrated by Christine Kornacki. In the book a young boy named Sam is very excited that Easter is coming soon. He loves Easter but this year he feels horrible because he has lied to his parents. He did apologize and they did forgive him but he still feels like he has been a bad kid. His parents decide to make him a special Easter craft called a sparkle egg. His parents ask him to write down anything that he feels ashamed of or bad about and put it inside his sparkle egg.

On Easter morning when he opens the sparkle egg it is empty. Sam's parents explain to him that because Jesus died and rose again, we are forgiven. Like the tomb that day Sam's egg is empty and his sins and wrongdoing are forgiven. When Sam accepts his forgiveness he realizes that we can sparkle and shine with God's light  when we let God's gift of grace into our hearts. 

This book is great and my daughter enjoys it even though she is only two. She loves Jesus and we teach her a lot about him and forgiveness. This book was just the tool we needed to teach her about Easter and what it really means. I can not wait until she is older to do a sparkle egg with her. Maybe this year my husband and I will do one. I know even as an adult I still have an issue with feeling forgiven and forgiving others. 

This book is hardcover and is recommended for children ages 4 to 8. It is 32 pages long.

Author Bio:
Jill Hardie's first book, The Sparkle Box, ignited a new Christmas tradition that helps Christians center Christmas around Christ and the joy of the season. Now Jill is hoping to touch lives with a new Easter tradition, The Sparkel Egg. She lives in North Canton, Ohio.

Illustrator Bio:
Christine Kornacki also illustrated The Sparkle Box. She has a love for painting and a knack for bringing stories to life. Christine received a BFA in illustration from the University of Hartford and spends most days painting in her studio, which adjoins a charming cafe in New Haven, Connecticut.

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  1. This sounds like a really great book! My toddler doesn't really understand what Easter is about but once she's older I'll be sure to share the story with her.