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Review: Whistlestop Tales

Title: Whistlestop Tales: Around the Bible with 10 extraordinary children Author: Krish and Miriam Kandiah Illustrator: Andy Gray Published by: Hodder Faith Price: RRP £12.99 Good for: Families with children age 5-13, who enjoy humour and bible stories re-told from different perspectives Best bit: My personal favourite was The Tale of the Girl who Didn’t Feel Well – the […]

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Review: Into his presence

Title: Into his presence – an interactive prayer journal designed for teens, by teens Author: Joanne Gilchrist and Shell Perris Illustrator: Gail Hanks Published by: Price: RRP £7.99 Good for: Anyone who wants space to journal but would also like some jumping off points Best bit: fabulous quality paper, nice design, really like the […]


Review: A Smashing Day

Title: A smashing day – Jack and Bea’s survival guide to church Author: Emma Browne and David Painting Illustrator: Diane Notman Available on Amazon Price: RRP £4.99 Good for: Anyone who’s been to Sunday School and it wasn’t all that great. Also people who like funny books. Best bit: Humour and honesty in the story, […]

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Review: Next Steps to Following Jesus

Title: Next Steps to Following Jesus Author: Joanne Gilchrist and Shell Perris Illustrator: Gail Hanks Published by: Sarah Grace Publishing Price: RRP £5.99 Good for: Anyone with children age 6-10 wanting to read the explore the bible at home Best bit: 30 devotions with a variety of different ways to explore the stories plus colourful […]

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Review: Creative ways to tell a Bible story

Title: Creative ways to tell a Bible story Author: Martyn Payne Published by: BRF Price: RRP £9.99 Good for: Anyone wanting creative ideas to share bible stories, particularly with children Best bit: LOADS of ideas, but also really helpful advice on how to do it well from Martyn, who’s a master story teller Worst bit: I’d’ve […]

Mother God

Review: Mother God

Title: Mother God Author: Teresa Kim Pecinovsky Illustrator: Khoa Le Published by: Beaming Books Price: Available from Blackwells from £12.34 (July 5, 2022) Good for: The pages are majority illustrations with small sections of text, so great for children aged 3 to 7, but I will be reading this with my children who are 9 […]

Bible World

Review: Welcome to Bible World

Title: Welcome to Bible World Author: Mike Nappa Illustrator: Emiliano Migliardo Published by: The Good Book Company Price: Available from Eden for £7.99 (July 5, 2022) Good for: 4-10s who know a bit about the Bible and are ready to find out more. Best bit: It’s a child-friendly introduction to the different types of books in […]


Review: The Prisoners, The Earthquake and The Midnight Song

Title: The Prisoners, the earthquake and the midnight song Author: Bob Hartman Illustrator: Catalina Echeverri Published by: The Good Book Company Price: RRP £8.99 Only £5.85 at Eden at the time of writing Good for: Children aged 2-8 years Best bit: It’s a hard call between Bob’s excellent storytelling and Catalina’s awesome pictures! Both are wonderful. Worst bit: […]

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Review: How to Pray – A Guide for Young Explorers

Title: How to pray – a guide for young explorers Author: Pete Greig and Gemma Hunt Illustrator: Patrick Laurent Published by: Hodder Price: RRP £10.99 available from Eden for £8.36 Good for: Children, young people and adults age 7+ especially those who like visually interesting books and not big blocks of text Best bit: Brilliant internal design […]