Tuesday, January 15, 2013

{Kregel Book Tour} Candle BIBLE for Kids~Toddler Edition

Book Description:  The successful Candle Bible for Kids with the distinctive art style of Jo Parry, is now available in a version specially written for younger readers. The Candle Bible for Kids, Toddler Edition features simplified text by Juliet David, as well as a smaller size and fewer stories, which makes it an ideal introduction for younger readers. Sure to be a family favorite.

My Thoughts:  This delightful, soft bound [not paperback or hardback]  is just right for little hands to hold.
The toddlers in our church nursery are always wanting to hold a book for themselves so when the teacher reads from the "grown up" lesson book many of the tots want to hold her book, too.  But the lesson book is just cumbersome for small ones so she was delighted with this Bible that the tots can hold while she tells the bible story.
The tots also love the bright colorful pictures and enjoy "telling" the story to you or others.  Now the pages are paper but don't tear very easily.  As with all books tots should be made aware or how to hold and treat a book.
The "lessons" in this Bible are simply put for little ones attention spans; for example, the first lesson is "In the beginning God made the heaven and earth.  But everywhere it was dark and empty." (p. 8).  The lessons begin with Creation and end with Jesus coming back again.
A great gift book for the little one in your life!
*This book was provided for review by Kregel Publications*
  •    Meet the Author:

    Juliet David has written many children's stories and Bible activity books. Her other interests include painting, music, and travel to Israel and other Bible lands. This experienced author lives in London with her family.

    Jo Parry trained at Bournemouth Arts Institute before becoming a full-time artist. She illustrates mainly greetings cards, fine art and children's books, adapting her fun, colourful style to each of these genres. She creates her characteristic style using an Apple Mac, and is fulfilling a life-long dream working as an illustrator. Jo lives in Bournemouth, on England's south coast.
  • Hardcover: 160 pages
  • Publisher: Candle Books; Toddler ed edition (November 1, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1859859399
  • ISBN-13: 978-1859859391

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