About the Book
Anthony DeStefano's fun-filled, action story is about the whirlwind tour of heaven a boy named Joey takes with his guardian angel, Gabby. Stunning illustrations show heaven to be a place where everyone is happy and God's glory is more amazing than anything Joey had ever seen.
Soon after his popular A Travel Guide to Heaven was published, bestselling author Anthony DeStefano recognized that children also have many questions about heaven. In celebration of the tenth anniversary of that book, Anthony wrote this fun-filled, action story about a little boy named Joey who gets to take a whirlwind tour of heaven with his guardian angel, Gabby. Artist Erwin Madrid's stunning illustrations bring the story to life, showing heaven to be a place where everyone is happy, the animals all get along, and God's glory is more amazing than anything Joey had ever seen in his whole life.
This long-awaited children's edition will quickly become a favorite for the reader and the child alike. Imagine the comfort and peace children will experience when they hear about this incredible place God has prepared for them.
A Travel Guide to Heaven for Kids is a wonderful adventure for both the heart and mind of any child or adult. Quite frankly, this is the type of book that is a conversation starter for the most important decisions in a young person's life. Every parent should have this resource at their child's bedside to remind them of the greater purpose--the greater callingdin their life. If you want to introduce your child to God and get them started on a path to powerful prayer and a deeper understanding of truth, then read this book to your child today.
--John Bornschein, Vice Chairman, National Day of Prayer and Senior Pastor, Calvary Fellowship
"Eventually every child asks the same question: Where do we go when we die? With the help of an angel named Gabby and a winged suitcase, one little boy gets the chance to see heaven as Anthony DeStefano does. It is a journey both magical and mystical, a joyful ride for any boy or girl!"
--Meredith Vieira, former host of The Today Show and The View
About the Author
Anthony DeStefano is the bestselling author of the adult Christian books A Travel Guide to Heaven, Ten Prayers God Always Says Yes To, Angels All Around Us, as well as the gift book I Just Can't Take It Anymore! and the children's books Little Star, The Donkey That No One Could Ride, and Roxy, the Ritzy Camel. He has received prestigious awards from religious organizations worldwide for his efforts to advance Christian beliefs in modern culture.
Erwin Madrid earned his BFA in illustration from the Academy of Art College in San Francisco. During his last semester, PDI/DreamWorks Animation hired Erwin to work on the animated feature film, Shrek 2, and later became a visual development artist for the ongoing Shrek franchise and the Madagascar sequel. Erwin lives in the Bay Area where he continues to provide concept art for the entertainment industry.