Heaven is for Real for Kids by Todd Burpo & Sonja Burpo
A Little Boy's Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back

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Heaven is for real, and you are going to like it!

Colton Burpo came back from his trip to heaven with a very important message: Jesus really, really loves children. In an effort to reach even more families with this eternally significant story, this runaway bestseller is now told from Coltonùkid to kids! Children will receive the same comfort and assurance that so many adults have received from the trade book.

Beautifully illustrated under Colton's direction, he shares his experiences in first person and comments on things that will be important to kids. A letter to parents is included to guide them as they talk to their children about heaven. Scripture along with a Q&A section with answers from the Bible are also included in the book.

 

About Todd Burpo & Sonja Burpo

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Todd Burpo is pastor of Crossroads Wesleyan, a volunteer fireman, and he works with a garage door company. He and his wife, Sonja, have four children: Colton is an active 13-year-old; he has an older sister, Cassie; a younger brother, Colby; and a very special sister he met in heaven, yet to be named. Lynn Vincent is the New York Times best-selling writer of Heaven Is for Real and Same Kind of Different As Me. The author or coauthor of ten books, Lynn has sold 12 million copies since 2006. She worked for eleven years as a writer and editor at the national news biweekly WORLD magazine and is a U.S. Navy veteran.
 
Published November 7, 2011 by Thomas Nelson. 32 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Education & Reference, Children's Books.

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This picture-book adaptation of the Burpos' 2010 account for adults of then-4-year-old Colton's near-death experience comes with a built-in audience but doesn't reach much further than it.

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Publishers Weekly

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The bestselling book is adapted for children, which makes sense since the story involves a child, Colton Burpo, who told his parents he visited heaven during a life-threatening surgery when he was thr

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Examiner

... Heaven is for real, and you are going to like it! Colton Burpo came back from his trip to heaven with a very important message: Jesus really, ...

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The Gospel Coalition

Readers, finding comfort and hope in these stories, have made bestsellers of books like 90 Minutes in Heaven, 23 Minutes in Hell, Glimpses of Heaven, and now Heaven Is for Real.

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Slant Magazine

they've also awarded incredibly positive reviews to Christian film makers who have not made blatantly "Christian" films - check out their reviews for Tarkovsky's Stalker and Nostalghia.

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Kansas City Public Library

On Wednesday, March 5th of 2003, a little boy named Colton Burpo "died" and made a journey into heaven.

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