There is nothing more that “Mom” loves to do than read! Now that she has a young daughter, finding inspiring, engaging books to read to her little one has become paramount. Recently, “Mom” had the opportunity to review The Boy Who Changed the World, by acclaimed author Andy Andrews. It is the children’s version to his best-selling book, The Butterfly Effect, which essentially shows us the ripple effect that each and every action we take, whether big or small, can have around the world. The Boy Changed the World turns this life-changing truth into a delightful story youngsters can understand, and helps them to think about each and every action they make during the course of their day-to-day lives. Filled with bold, vibrant illustrations, and cleverly written, this story shows little ones that YES, what they do can and does make a difference!

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About the Author

Andy Andrews, hailed by a New York Times writer as someone who has quietly become “one of the most influential people in America,” is a best-selling novelist and in-demand corporate speaker for the world’s largest organizations. The Traveler’s Gift, a featured book selection of ABC’s Good Morning America, has been translated into nearly twenty languages and was on the New York Times bestseller list for seventeen weeks. His latest book, The Noticer was also on the NY Times bestsellers list. His recent books include The Heart Mender, The Butterfly Effect, and Return to Sawyerton Springs.

Andy has spoken at the request of four different United States presidents and toured military bases around the world, being called upon by the Department of Defense to speak to the troops. He is one of the most popular and in demand speakers in corporate America. Arguably, there is no single person on the planet better at weaving subtle yet life-changing lessons into riveting tales of adventure and intrigue—both on paper and on stage.

He lives in Gulf Shores, Alabama, with his wife, Polly, and their two sons.

The Boy Who Changed the World

By Andy Andrews

Illustrated by Phillip Hurst

List $16.99

Hardcover trade color 38 pages

Tommy Nelson Publishers

ISBN 978-1-4003-1605-2

*Company generously provided a review copy and cover image for this review.*