Tuesday, January 3, 2017

The Beginner's Bible - Timeless Children's Stories - A Review and a Giveaway

About the Book:
The Beginner’s Bible® has been a favorite with young children and their parents since its release in 1989 with over 25 million products sold. Now it’s redesigned with fresh new art that will excite children for many more years to come. Full of faith and fun, The Beginner’s Bible is a wonderful gift for any child. The easy-to-read text and bright, full-color illustrations on every page make it a perfect way to introduce young children to the stories and characters of the Bible. With new vibrant three-dimensional art and compelling text, more than 90 Bible stories come to life. Kids ages 6 and under will enjoy the fun illustrations of Noah helping the elephant onto the ark, Jonah praying inside the fish, and more, as they discover The Beginner’s Bible just like millions of children before. The Beginner’s Bible was named the 2006 Retailers Choice Award winner in Children’s Nonfiction.

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My Thoughts:

I am delighted to receive this revised Beginner's Bible for review. I am thankful to be able to add this book to my children's collection. Many people will recognize the cover at first sight.  The Beginner's Bible has been a childhood favorite for almost 30 years.  

The book is designed for children 6 and under and the creators/publishers have kept this in mind.  The cover is hard cardboard.  The pages, although not cardboard, are thicker and glossier than standard book print.  

The illustrations are captivating, not only with the vibrant colors, but also the facial expressions.  Both the humans and animals have such intriguing expressions, ranging from surprise to joy to disgust.  I enjoyed flipping through the pages and glancing at many of the illustrations.  

The illustrations are geared to the younger audience in terms of content as well.  While there are several pictures depicting the plagues on Egypt, such as flies swarming,there is no picture for the plague of the firstborn son in each Egyptian family dying.  For the crucifixion of Jesus, the picture only shows Jesus' body below the waist and Mary's hands are covering his nail-driven feet. 

The amount of topics and Bible passages covered is impressive. There are more than 90 stories, split evenly between the Old and New Testament.  Each story states where the passage is located in the Bible.  The 23rd Psalm is a must-see.   A read through of this Beginner's Bible would be a wonderful introduction to many of the most well-known events of the Bible for the preschool and younger elementary ages.

GIVEAWAY: On January 7th, I will choose one reader to receive their own copy of this fantastic children's book.  Just leave a comment on this review or on the Facebook post.  Residents of the continental U.S. only.

Disclosure (in accordance with the FTC’s 16 CFR, Part 255:  “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising”):  Many thanks to Propeller Consulting, LLC for providing this prize for the giveaway.  Choice of winners and opinions are 100% my own and NOT influenced by monetary compensation.  I did receive a sample of the product in exchange for this review and post.

Only one entrant per mailing address, per giveaway.  If you have won a prize from our sponsor Propeller /FlyBy Promotions in the last 30 days, you are not eligible to win.  Or if you have won the same prize on another blog, you are not eligible to win it again.  Winner is subject to eligibility verification.

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