Angel to Watch Over Me

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Ballantine, 1996 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 139 pages
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"INSPIRATIONAL AND HEARTWARMING...Anyone who was ever once a child will enjoy it--and so will those who are still children, or children at heart."
Perhaps because children have not yet learned to disbelieve what their eyes, ears, and hearts tell them, they have a special closeness with angels. After the publication of Joan Wester Anderson's New York Times bestseller Where Angels Walk, people urged her to write a book entirely about children's experiences with angels--and sent along their own personal narratives as witness to these miraculous visitations.
An Angel to Watch Over Me is the result: a wonderful collection of stories that documents and describes extraordinary encounters between children and celestial visions. There's the grandmotherly angel who consoles an ailing girl in a hospital emergency room, and the angel who helps a Texas boy lose his fear of thunderstorms. There are angels who combat darkness, bring glad tidings, and offer comfort. Angel prayers, mothers' memories, beautiful illustrations, and some heavenly hugs also grace these pages. For those who read this wondrous book, angels become a warm and loving presence in everyday life, a blessed part of being.
--Antoinette Bosco
"MIRACULOUS...Poems, songs, and other angelic messages dot the text along with sweet drawings."

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An angel to watch over me: true stories of children's encounters with angels

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The recent flood of best sellers detailing celestial encounters suggests that angels may soon give Bigfoot and Elvis a run for their money. Anderson's previous report, Where Angels Walk (Ballantine, 1993), sold more than 250,000 copies. Read full review

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Great books ...bought for my tween and she loved it! Read full review


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About the author (1996)

Joan Wester Anderson's numerous books include the New York Times best-seller Where Angels Walk, The Power of Miracles, Guardian Angels, and In the Arms of Angels. She has been a freelance writer and popular speaker for thirty years, and has been a frequent guest on radio and television talk shows. Joan's angel stories have been featured on, and she has done a video blog on miracles hosted by them as well. Joan's new online role is being the "angel expert." She has also contributed articles to Angels on Earth magazine. She has five grown children and lives with her husband in Prospect Heights, Illinois.

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