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REVIEW: Goodbye to Goodbyes: A true story about Jesus, Lazarus and an empty tomb

Title: Goodbye to Goodbyes: A true story about Jesus, Lazarus and an empty tomb By: Lauren Chandler & Catalina Echeverri (btw I love how the author and illustrator make this book – as with many of her books, the pictures Catalina creates communicate so much of the story) Published by: The Good Book Company Price: […]

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Review: 80 Reflective Prayer Ideas

Title: 80 Reflective Prayer ideas; A creative resource for church and group use Author: Claire Daniel Publisher: BRF Price: £9.99 Great for:            people organising prayer in any group setting, including those wanting to inspire family prayers at home Best bit:                Loads of simple, creative ideas for reflective prayer Worst bit:            No pictures The instructions for […]

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Review: Story Stacks

Title: Story Stacks Author: Becca Stileman Useful for: parents of children age 3-10 wanting to do faith together at home, childrens groups where Bible stories are shared Best bit: large sturdy, bold character cones Worst bit: the cardboard box they arrived in was a bit worse for wear to use to keep them in Price: RRP £34.99 for 25 […]

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Review: Treasure Box

Title: Treasure Box Author: Becky and Adam May Useful for: parents of children age 3-10 wanting to do faith together at home Best bit: the lovely Bible story book and ready-to-go craft activities – my 5 year old especially loved the weaving loom Worst bit: the wooden door included in the box was lovely, but the prayer ideas didn’t actually […]

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Review: God’s Story for Under 5s

Title: God’s Story for Under 5s – 36 Bible-based sessions for midweek and Sunday groups.  Author: Becky May Useful for: groups leaders and parents of under 5s wanting to share Bible stories with their children in a developmentally appropriate, play-based approach Best bit: loads of stories, and multiple ways to playfully explore each story in a meaningful way, plus short […]

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The Garden the curtain and the cross

Title: The Garden The Curtain and the Cross – the true story of why Jesus died and rose again  Author: Carl Laferton (illustrated by Catalina Echeverri) Useful for: parents of children 4-8ish wanting to share the reason Jesus died and came alive again Best bit: stunning, colour-filled artwork, not too many words on each page, strong, simple, theological explanation of why Jesus […]

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Review: Bake through the Bible

Title: Bake through the Bible – 20 cooking activities to explore Bible truths with your child Author: Susie Bentley-Taylor and Bekah Moore Useful for: parents and group leaders for children 3-10ish looking for fun, tasty, cooking activities to share Bible stories Best bit: lots of interesting, fun and tasty recipes, good mix of Bible stories, nice book – strong design and high quality paper […]