Book Reviews - I Hope They Call Me On A Mission

"I Hope They Call Me on a Mission" is a great way to introduce or review things that children can do now to prepare to be a missionary."  — Christine Rappleye, Editor and Reporter, Deseret Newsread full review

"As a teacher of small children, this book is easily understood and will also make for great conversations at the dinner table or at nightly story time. "  — Sheila Staley, blogger, Why Not? Becasue I Said So & LDS Women's Book Reviewread full review

"FANTASTIC BOOK!  DARLING ILLUSTRATIONS!  Everyone even pondering serving a mission can benefit from this book, young and old alike."  — Shauna Wheelwright, blogger, I Love to Read and Review Books :)read full review

"All of the ideas shared in the book would be great for any age. They are all good LIFE suggestions....not just for preparing for missions."  — Mindy Reidhead, bloggerReidhead Random-nessread full review

"This is a darling book and excellent conversation starter. There is a ton of information included...This would be an excellent Family Home Evening lesson, gift, and teaching opportunity."  — Rachelle Christensen, bloggerRachelle's Writing Spotread full review

"This charmingly illustrated picture book teaches children what it’s like to be a missionary, from riding a bike to studying the gospel to having a companion, and everything they can do now to be ready so that when the time comes, they’ll be the best missionaries they can be. Colorful and cute, it’s a perfect gift for baptisms and birthdays."  — Heidi Allen Garvin, blogger, Mormon Motherhoodread full review

"I Hope They Call Me on a Mission is a darling book with fabulous illustrations...there are messages in the book that are good reminders for us all. "  — Mindy, blogger, Min Reads and Reviewsread full review

"[This book] is the perfect way to prepare your young ones to serve a full-time mission."  — Heather, blogger, Little Red Readsread full review

"The author gives practical, everyday suggestions that will not only help kids be prepared to serve missions, but will improve family life in the process."  — Mary Ann, blogger, The Stubby Pencil Reviewsread full review

"The book has a great format for the information: Missionaries [do this], plus a few lines of description."  — Charlie N. Holmberg, blogger and author of The Paper Magician series, Myself as Writtenread full review

"I was very happy when my son said that he really liked the book.  He liked that it told about what you do on a mission, and that you don't always get what you want...  My eleven-year-old daughter also liked the book. She's into art, and liked that the illustrations were different."  — Andrea Frisby, blogger, Literary Time Outread full review

"It's bright and colorful pictures and clear explanations are sure to entertain and teach our children what exactly a mission is all about... I think my favorite one was actually that missionaries get rejected. What a beautiful way to give realistic expectations yet still teach some important life lessons about being true to oneself."  — Lisa, Mom-Reader-Reviewer, A Casual Readers Blogread full review

"...My favorite part was that the kids learn ways that they can be a good missionary even as a child. This is a great book to read to children!"  — Cathy Jeppson, blogger, My Book a Dayread full review

"While I Hope They Call Me on a Mission may be difficult for young children to read by themselves, it's a great tool for parents/teachers to use for Family Home Evenings [and] Primary lessons..."  — "Sister BBB" Susan, blogger, Bloggin' 'bout Booksread full review

"This was definitely a book that we can read with our children to help remind them how to be good examples now and prepare for the future."  — Tressa, blogger, Wishful Endingsread full review


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