The Beginner’s Bible by Kelly Pulley

The Beginner’s Bible: Timeless Children’s Stories by Kelly Pulley
Genre: Christian Children’s Bible – Ages 3-8
Pages: 511 Hardcover – 6.6 wide x 7.8 high x 1.4 deep in.
Date Published: February 1st 2005
Publisher: Zonderkidz, a division of Zondervan

Awards for The Beginner’s Bible
Christian Retailer Choice Award, CBA Retailers, US, 2006
Christian Book Award Winner, ECPA, US, 2006
Platinum Book Award, ECPA, US, 2003

Now fully redesigned, “The Beginners Bible” contains 95 stories charmingly retold and colorfully illustrated. This is a Bible to be read by early readers or to be read to pre-readers by parents or older siblings.

The best-selling Bible storybook of our time — over 5 million sold! Introduce children to the stories of the Bible through vibrant art and compelling text—it’s full of life and fun! The Beginner’s Bible® is the 2006 Retailers Choice Award winner in Children’s Nonfiction.

Introduce children to the stories and characters of the Bible with this best-loved Bible storybook. With vibrant 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® is the 2006 Retailers Choice Award winner in Children’s Nonfiction.

Read on February 02, 2012 — I own a copy

After enjoying the Animal Adventures Collection board books set so much I knew I needed to check out the actual The Beginner’s Bible: Timeless Children’s Stories. I have to tell you I am very pleased. Oh, now that I remember we also have an eBook Very First Easter and while in those pages Jesus is the only person with a pointed nose and everyone else is very rounded… I wondered at the time if that was meant to make him visually stand out, but after reading the full Bible version I see he is not alone in that anatomical feature.

The illustrations are vibrant with color and friendly faces all prepared to help children learn the full Gospel message from Creation to John’s Revelation. The text is great too. Using full fun descriptive words, kids and parents alike can get excited about reading this one aloud. There is a reason why over five million copies have sold. From the great, and now familiar, images and a good size font I am very excited to use this to read to and teach my daughter to read. Each story has a title and scripture reference which I think helps to guide the child and will allow for further depth into a story as she grows. As for me, definitely on the keeper shelf.

They also have a very neat website with interesting things for parents and teachers. I just might have to spend some time there. Oh, and while my edition is a great size hardcover, the Bible is now available in eBook format – so no excuses on shelf space or portability!

*Thanks to Zondervan for providing a copy for review.*

Whether you’re a child, parent, or educator, theBeginnersBible.com is your one-stop destination for games and resources that highlight the time-honored content and engaging artwork of The Beginner’s Bible! With Flash games, coloring sheets, desktop wallpapers, iron-ons, sticker sheets, reading guides and more, theBeginnersBible.com has material perfect for use in the home, in school, or at church!

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Kelly Pulley has illustrated dozens of The Beginner’s Bible® books for over ten years. He started his career as an artist working on licensed character T-shirts for an apparel company. He currently lives in Tennessee.

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