I need to do a little soul searching.
That music has a lot of soul.
Don’t tell a soul about it.
She may be young, but she’s an old soul.
Your story touched my soul.
He bared his soul to her because she was his soul mate.
Let’s get down to the heart and soul of the matter.
What I Like: In the note to parents, I liked the basic principles of living Lataif put forth: When we care for our bodies, we also care for our souls; We build character through our actions; The choices we make matter; Our highest purpose is fulfilled by loving God and others. The illustrations were nicely done and fit the text well. The text itself is an easy read, flowing from page to page. I also think Lataif did an excellent job putting the concept of a soul in child-friendly terms. She took a complex idea and gave it a face.
What I Dislike: The book seemed a little long to me. While this if fine for older kids, I think younger children might get a little squirmy with it.
Overall Rating: Excellent as a resource for those wanting to explain what a soul is; Good to Very Good as a general story.
Age Appeal: I think it would best appeal to the 4-8 year old crowd.
Publisher Info: Pauline Books and Media, 2012; ISBN:978-0819827081; Hardcover or Kindle, 32 pgs., $12.95 (HC), $9.99 (Kindle)
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