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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: 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 […]

Prisoners

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 […]

Breathe

Review: Breathe – child’s guide to Ascension, Pentecost and the growing time

Title: Breathe – child’s guide to Ascension, Pentecost and the growing time Author: Laura Alary Illustrator: Cathrin Peterslund Published by: Paraclete Price: RRP $16.99 Good for: Families with children age 4-11 years wanting to explain and connect with the stories of Ascension (Jesus returning to heaven) and Pentecost (the Holy Spirit comes to Jesus’ friends) in a […]

comfort in uncertain times

Review of Comfort in uncertain times

Title: Comfort in uncertain times Author: Rachel Turner Cover illustrator: Rebecca J Hall Published by: BRF Price: RRP £8.99 Kindle edition also available Good for: parents of children age 3-12 years Best bit: I love Rachel’s re-tellings of these 15 Bible stories – you can hear her voice as you read them Worst bit: Because of […]