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He's Got the Whole World in His Hands

by Kadir Nelson

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The familiar song beautifully illustrated with African American children.
  JudesThree | Apr 14, 2013 |
A wonderful picture book of a well-loved spiritual.
  SABC | Apr 28, 2012 |
I will recommend this book to my students who seem like they are very interested in learning about music. ( )
  ababe92 | Dec 6, 2010 |
Encouraged by the song, He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands expresses how the Lord has the Earth “in His hands” and each person as well. The book reminds us of nature’s beauty with its references to oceans, mountains and clouds. With simple straightforward writing and eye-catching paintings, this book is perfect for young readers as they will be able to follow along. The pictures also provide synergy and will help emergent readers. Children will enjoy this book as they can sing along with it. ( )
  Ed490 | Apr 26, 2009 |
Picture book presentation of the well-loved spiritual.
  gnbclibrary | Apr 3, 2008 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0803728506, Hardcover)

What began as a spiritual has developed into one of America’s best-known songs, and now for the first time it appears as a picture book, masterfully created by award-winning artist Kadir Nelson.Through sublime landscapes and warm images of a boy and his family, Kadir has created a dazzling, intimate interpretation, one that rejoices in the connectedness of people and nature.

Inspired by the song’s simple message, Kadir sought to capture the joy of living in and engaging with the world. Most importantly, he wished to portray the world as a child might see it—vast and beautiful.

(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:44:44 -0400)

A picture-book interpretation of one of America's best-known songs, focusing on landscapes and images of a boy and his family. Includes printed melody-line and all four verses.

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