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Mom’s Monday- Libby Boom I Want To Be Baptized

04 Oct, 2010 by in tuesday mourning 3 comments

Hardcover, 32 pages
Published August 31st, 2010
by WonderBook Press
ISBN 0692008640
5 stars

The night before her baptism, a little girl wonders if God knows who she is. Through a dream, the Spirit takes her on a journey around the world where she receives an amazing answer.

Libby Boom is one of the cutest Children’s books I have read in a long time. I saw it on the table by the check out at Deseret Book and was drawn to the wistful face drawn by Tuesday Mourning. The cover has raised lettering and a textured pattern feel as well as pink and white polka dots every little girl and mom will love. But, the real treasure lies in the hopeful message.

Libby is a little girl who wants to know if her Heavenly Father hears her prayers and if He knows who she is in the vast expanse of people and places. As she whispers to Him she is taken in a dream to meet other children with the same hopes in Africa, Hong Kong and Tahiti. The mixed media collages and graphite sketches paint a magical journey for readers. The writing is personal and meaningful.

Along the way Libby learns she is heard. She is loved and she is known. A sweet feeling of peace will enter as you read these words to your children. This is a book that will be treasured for years to come as a place to record feelings and photos as well. It receives five stars from me and four thumbs up from my children. Special thanks to Catherine Rae Purves and Tuesday Mourning for giving us the gift of Libby Boom- I want to Be Baptized. To learn more visit their site at