Honey for a Child's Heart (Paperback)

The Imaginative Use of Books in Family Life

By Gladys Hunt

Zondervan, 9780310242468, 256pp.

Publication Date: April 29, 2002

List Price: 18.99*
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Description

A modern classic with over 250,000 copies sold, Honey for a Child's Heart is a compelling, essential guide for parents who want to find the best books for their children ages 0-12.

A good book is a gateway into a wider world of wonder, beauty, delight, and adventure. But children don't stumble onto the best books by themselves. They need a parent's help. Author Gladys Hunt discusses everything from how to choose good books for your children to encouraging them to be avid readers.

Completely revised and updated to keep pace with the ever-changing world of children's literature, this fourth edition of Honey for a Child's Heart reflects Hunt's broad tastes in books. Rooted in experience, her suggestions will enrich the cultural and spiritual life of your home. She shows you how to:

  • Understand the importance of being a read-aloud family, enjoying books together by reading aloud
  • Give your children a large view of the world, of truth, and of goodness
  • Encourage each child's imagination and good use of language
  • Find the best books for your children

Illustrated with drawings from dozens of children's favorites, Honey for a Child's Heart includes book lists geared to your child's age and filled with nearly 1,000 long-time favorites, classics, and wonderful new books that will enrich your child's life. Thousands of parents have used it to furnish their children's inner spirit with the wonder and delight of good reading.



About the Author

Gladys Hunt was a well-known author and speaker. Her books include Honey for a Woman's Heart, Honey for a Teen's Heart, and Honey for a Child's Heart (revised edition). She also wrote numerous Bible study guides for the Fisherman and Lifeguide series. She lived with her husband, Keith, in Grand Rapids, Michigan.