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Child of Wonder
Child of Wonder

Child of Wonder

By Marty Haugen, Illustrated by Stephen Nesser



32 Pages, 8.75 x 10.75

Formats: Hardcover Picture Book

Hardcover Picture Book, $16.95 (US $16.95) (CA $22.95)

Publication Date: September 2018

ISBN 9781622772858

Rights: WOR

G.i.a. Publications, Inc. (Sep 2018)
GIA Publications

Price: $16.95


An illustrated song book infused with meaning and faith

Best-selling composer Marty Haugen's Child of Wonder is one of the most beloved of all his songs. Written for the baptism of his godson, the lyrics celebrate the sacredness of human life and delight in the lives of children. Now in this wonderful book, prepared in collaboration with Marty Haugen, artist Stephen Nesser illuminates the lyrics with scenes of childhood rituals from faith traditions and cultures around the world, and then shows these growing children as they play together to form community. These vibrant illustrations are a perfect complement to Marty's inspired poetry. Included with the volume is a link to a free mp3 download of the song, as well as the full notation of Child of Wonder for families that wish to sing as they page through the beautiful paintings. This is truly a book infused with meaning--something for children and families everywhere to cherish.

Author Biography

Marty Haugen is a composer with more than 30 recordings and 400 songs in print. As one of the best-known and best-loved composers of music for worship in the past half-century, his music is sung at Sunday services at thousands of churches around the world each week. Stephen Nesser lives in Minnesota with his wife, where he spends his days painting, hang gliding, and reading. He recently flew his little glider from Minnesota to Missouri. He also painted watercolors of these gliders, and these paintings are in museums around the world, including the Smithsonian Institution.