Books for Children

How Far to Heaven

How Far to Heaven


Written by Chara M. Curtis
Illustrated by Alfred Currier

Reading Level: Ages 4-10
Pages: 32
Binding: hardcover
Size: 11" x 8.5"
ISBN: 978-0-935699-06-7

When a curious young girl finds her grandma sitting alone on the porch having a chat with Grandpa, she exclaims, “But you said Grandpa was in heaven. Is heaven very far?” So begins a heartwarming adventure which reveals that heaven is not so far away after all. 

As Nanna and her granddaughter wander through nature, they find heaven in all sorts of unexpected places, from the clouds in the sky, to the rustling of the leaves, to the scent of the roses.

Written by Chara M. Curtis, this inspiring, nondenominational story is perfect for comforting any child facing the loss of a loved one. Adults will treasure this story too, for communication with loved ones never truly ends. Richly illustrated with impressionistic paintings by Alfred Currier, How Far to Heaven? offers a respectful glance into the afterlife and serves as a beautiful reminder of the love and the heavenly world that runs through us and surrounds us.