The Next Place

Published By: Waldman House Press

Book Category: Fiction, Juvenile Fiction

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Reviewed by Andrea Sisco

The Next Place is a spiritual book that is all-inclusive. I can't imagine that if would offend anyone. I believe all people desire a better place when they leave this world of "earthly hurts." It speaks of the next place as a peaceful, serene, and quiet place that is familiar and provides a sense of belonging.

The words are lyrical and provide hope. And the illustrations are stunning. I so enjoyed the way the words swirled and looped across many of the pages.

While this book is for children from 4-8 years, it is perfect for anyone who has lost a loved one. Actually, it's even perfect to just sit and read and ponder at the end of a busy and perhaps difficult day. It will put things into perspective.

The Next Place is the third book that Hanson has both written and illustrated. Many people will recognize Warren Hanson's name from his fantastic illustrations in the beloved A Cup of Christmas Tea.

Armchair Interviews says: This is a great gift book for children and adults alike.

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