Grandma, Granddad, We Want to Praise God

New Release – Juvenile Fiction/Christian/Emotions & Concepts

The power and purity of a child’s praise is unmatched.

In the third book of this lauded series, Families Growing in Faith, Grandma, Granddad, We Want to Praise God follows inquisitive children who learn from their loving grandparents that praising God brings joy.

Grandparents and their grandchildren, as well as parents, guardians, and caregivers will love the rhyming stanzas and tender illustrations of a child’s natural curiosity and growing discovery that we can express praise through the good and the bad; anywhere or anytime; and with singing, dancing, shouting, and clapping.

This engaging story will empower children in fostering habits of praise and thankfulness.

ISBN 978-1-952782-21-3 (Hardcover)

ISBN 978-1-952782-20-6 (Paperback)

ISBN 978-1-952782-22-0 (eBook)

Juvenile Fiction/Christian/Emotions & Concepts

Age group: 5- to 7-year-olds

8 x 10, 30 pages, with 20 full-color illustrations

Publication date: October 20, 2021

(Book 1 in the Families Growing in Faith Series – Mama, I Want to See God – #9781939371324 released on February 26, 2014 | Book 2 in the Families Growing in Faith Series – Daddy, I Want to Know God – #978193937164-5 released on October 1, 2017)

This book is available in hardcover, paperback, eBook, and audiobook format:

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A retired librarian, reading, and music teacher, Vanessa Fortenberry is a true Georgia Peach having lived in the Atlanta metro area all of her life. Inspired by her grandson, Vanessa wrote the children’s verse story, “Mama, I Want to See God” published by BQB Publishing. This story was the first book in the “Families Growing in Faith: series. “Daddy, I Want to Know God” is book number two. “Grandma, Granddad, We Want to Praise God” is book three.

Vanessa enjoys singing for the Lord and baking homemade goods for her loved ones.

To learn more about Vanessa and her other writing endeavors, please visit her website:

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