June 2006

$12.95 AU

56p pb

ISBN: 978-0060094355

fp June 2003

God Went To Beauty School

Cynthia Rylant

from the book...

In God Went To Beauty School Cynthia Rylant imagines a God whose curiosities about the world He created inspire Him to go out and experience human things.  But what would God do if He could live in a human world? Would He write a fan letter? Get a dog? Make spaghetti?


God Went To Beauty School celebrates the simple things in life while taking a long, hard look at what it means to be human. Rylant's soft, reflective and often humorous verse glimpses everyday life through wide and wondering eyes and blends the familiar with the profoundly spiritual.

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I read the verse novel, God Went To Beauty School. It was about what might happen if God became human on Earth and what he might do. I really enjoyed it because Cynthia Rylant is a funny and imaginative author and brings new light to the thought of God. It’s not very heavy but still powerful and simple to read. The story is for any audience, not just religious people.

Sarah, Year 10, Canberra, Australia

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