Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite
Where Do Belly Buttons Come From?: The Non-historical Truth by Jeffery Warren Scott is a cute story that will affirm to children that all of them are loved and special. It is delightful to read the reason of how belly buttons came into existence and you will never look at them the same way again after reading this book. It is not a story for children but also for adults. This is a wonderful story about how God reaches out to all of us.
All of us are special in the eyes of God and each of us has been created lovingly and with uniqueness that makes us stand apart from each other. The author has crafted a delightful story around grandparents and cookies. We will all start inspecting our belly buttons after reading this book. The illustrations are colorful and bright, and they complement the story beautifully. If you want to see if God loves you, check your belly button. This mantra is going to be perfect to explain to children that God loves each of them. It is a must-read for all children and adults alike, and all schools and libraries should have a copy of this endearing book.
Story books like this will teach children about the presence of God in their lives and how important and loved they are. The author's way of putting it down is absolutely novel and endearing. The poke in the belly and the belly buttons will remain in your hearts always.