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The Christmas Mystery on pink

Review: The Christmas Mystery

Title: The Christmas Mystery Written by: Jostein Gaarder (author of Sophie’s World) Published by: Orion Children’s Books Price: £4.40 here Useful for: parents of children age 7-11 years old Best bit: The story is clever and beautiful, mysterious and fascinating, a treat for adults and children alike, with 24 chapters exploring the birth of Jesus, […]

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 […]

Anytime any place

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 […]

Tech-wise family

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 […]