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book review of Whistlestop Tales

Review: Whistlestop Tales

Title: Whistlestop Tales – around the world in 10 Bible stories Author: Krish and Miriam Kandiah Illustrator: Andy Gray Price: RRP £10.99 (Available from WHSmiths for £9.36) Hardback, 230 pages Published by: Hodder Faith Perfect for: children age 7-11 who enjoy funny pictures and a good story Best bit: hilarious, dynamic artwork coupled with rich story […]

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Review: Any time, any place, any prayer

Title:  Any time, any place, any prayer Author: Laura Wifler  Illustrator: Catalina Echeverri Price: RRP £8.99 available for £7.64 Published by: The Good Book Perfect for: children age 3 – 10 Best bit: awesome artwork from Catalina Echeverri, as always; my favourite is the Lords’ prayer page, which is also available as a free poster Worst bit: very […]

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Review: The tech-wise family

Title:  The tech-wise family – Everyday Steps for Putting Technology in Its Proper Place Author: Andy Crouch  Price: £8.44 Published by: Baker Academic (2017) Perfect for: families wanting to make technology work for them and not be central to their family life Best bit: fabulous section on Sabbath and also on developing the main area in the […]

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Review: Investigate! Understanding God – The Christian Faith

Title:  Investigate! Understanding God – The Christian Faith Author: Sophie de Mullenheim Illustrator: Sophie Chaussade Price: RRP £10.99 available for £9.67 Published by: Lion Hudson Perfect for: children age 7 – 11 wanting to explore different aspects of the Christian faith Best bit: fab cartoons of Thomas and Sophie who are the Investigators, plus brilliant links between […]

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Review: Wingfeather Saga

Title: The Wingfeather Saga Author: Andrew Peterson RRP: £7.99 (paperback) Published by: Hodder Faith young Explorers Perfect for: children age 7-100 who enjoy fantasy adventure and stories which are made up but true Best bit:  It’s series of four books, so picking one best bit is HARD, but personally I love the last chapter in book […]

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Review: Cecil and Psalm 23

Title: Cecil and Psalm 23 Author: Andrew McDonough RRP: £5.99 (paperback) Published by: Malcolm Down Discount for you: Two Lost Sheep books for £10 using the code LS5 Perfect for: children age 2-10 years old, perfect for a bedtime story or story anytime! Best bit:  Bible text illustrated line by line with simple, fun but theologically […]

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Review: What is God like?

Title: What is God like? Author: Rachel Held Evans and Matthew Paul Turner RRP: £15.99 (hardback book) Published by: Random House Available from: Book Depository for £11.54 Perfect for: curious children age 3 to 10 years old wanting to discuss this big question, and parents wanting to give answers which inspire awe, wonder and a desire to […]

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Review: Together with God

Title: Together with God Author: Ed Mackenzie and Gareth Crispin Price: £6.95 Published by: Together with God Perfect for: anyone wanting inspiring ideas and real examples of how they could do family worship at home together Best bit: Each family shares something they’ve done, including challenges and what they would recommend. The format is easy to […]

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Review: 52 Faith Adventures for Dads and their kids

Title: 52 Faith Adventures for Dads and their Kids – Care for the Family Author: Andy Frost Price: RRP £9.99 available for £7.99 Published by: Care for the Family Perfect for: anyone wanting ideas of fun adventurous activities to do with children with Bible stories and questions to link in with them Best bit: loads of […]

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Review: Roots at home

Title: Roots at home Price: free until July 2021, then £3/m Published by: ROOTS | Worship and learning for the whole Church (rootsontheweb.com) Perfect for: families looking a weekly Bible focus with activities in step with the Lectionary Best bit: Good variety of activities, with QR codes to link to online videos Worst bit: the design is a […]