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The Promises of God Storybook Bible by Jennifer Lyell–Book Review

Back Cover Copy

God’s love is unstoppable. And that’s a promise.

Noah’s ark. Joseph’s dreams. Jesus’s miracles. The Bible is rich with stories for our children to hear and enjoy, but when those stories uncover the thread of God’s promises, our children learn much more than individual Bible stories. They discover how God has demonstrated His love for us, from the first promise in the garden to the promise of the new heavens and earth.

A conversational, whimsical, biblically faithful retelling of more than fifty key Bible stories, The Promises of God Storybook Bible lets your child hear favorite stories with new ears, repeatedly assuring them that each word is proof of God’s unstoppable love and unbreakable promises to His people.

My Review

Perfect for family devotions with the kids. I love how even though a lot of the stories are familiar ones, they are told in a way that is easy for the kids to understand, and they point out a specific promise of God. I’m also loving the questions at the end of each story. The questions help me know that first of all my kids are paying attention, and second that they are grasping what we’re talking about each night. The illustrations are simply beautiful! I highly recommend this one!!

**I received this book from BH Publishers for review. I was not required to write a positive review, and all thoughts and opinions are my own.

Scarlett’s Spectacles by Janet Surette–Book Review

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Which pair will you wear?

In a world where every person faces a daily choice between two pairs of glasses, young Scarlett grumbles through her days, seeing only the dreary aspects of life through her “grumbly glasses.” Tired of how Scarlett’s spectacles keep her daughter from seeing all the good around her, Scarlett’s mother encourages her to try “glad glasses” instead. Even though the change is difficult at first, Scarlett soon realizes that “glad glasses” make for happy days and that choosing to see with gratitude is possible because God always brings some kind of good from the circumstances in our lives.

This colorful and spunky board book is a great resource for tackling grumbly attitudes and encouraging more grateful hearts among children. And like Scarlett, after seeing life through “glad glasses,” readers may just chuck those grumbly glasses away for good! 

My Review

This book was perfect for my kids! First the main character has the same name as my oldest daughter, and then because the lesson learned in this book is something my kids need to work on, as I’m sure yours do too! In this book Scarlett has a tendency to grumble and complain about everything. She whines and pouts, but then her mom tells here that everybody has 2 pairs of glasses, a glad pair and a grumbly pair, and it’s up to us which ones we put on each day. So one day Scarlett tried this theory out, and put on her glad glasses, and saw it was much better to see the positive side of things. You will love the lesson it teaches to be thankful in everything, and your kids will love the amazing illustrations and the rhyming story. It’s super cute, and I highly recommend it!!

**I received this book for review. I was not required to write a positive review, and all thoughts and opinions are my own.

Jelly Bean Blessings by Thomas Nelson–Book Review

Book Description

Jelly Bean Blessings is a cheery seasonal board book that celebrates all springtime blessings! Kids will be drawn to the charming cover and whimsical art, and they’ll love the idea of exploring the many reasons we love spring.

From picking flowers to jumping in puddles to eating delicious jelly beans, these activities are a fun way to thank God for the beautiful parts of the season that we get to enjoy together!

With charming art and an adorable cover, Jelly Bean Blessings is the perfect way to celebrate all the wonderful blessings of spring.

My Review

Beautifully illustrated, this book will make your kids super excited for spring to arrive! And if you’re from the North, or anyplace that has had a lot of snow and cold recently, you too may be ready for Spring…I know I am! From eating Jelly Beans, to flying kites, and jumping in puddles, these are just some of the many activities found in this book. This book will get you and your children in the mood for Spring, and have you ready to spring into Spring!

**I received this book free from the publisher. All thoughts and opinions are my own.

God Bless You and Good Night by Hannah Hall–Book Review

Book Description

God Bless You and Good Night is now available as a touch-and-feel book! This beloved bedtime classic has touched more than 315,000 families, and this touch-and-feel edition offers even more fun as little ones prepare for bed.

Bedtime can be a precious time of connection for you and your little one. Enjoy those snuggly moments together as you read this classic bedtime book while exploring all the fun touch-and-feel elements, from the polar bear’s soft fur to the elephant’s leathery skin to the silky grass of the African grasslands.

In God Bless You and Good Night Touch and Feel, sleepy little ones are reminded of God’s blessings and how much they are loved. The delightful rhyming story takes readers through several scenes of snuggly animals who are getting ready for bed from putting on pj’s, brushing teeth, and saying good-night prayers. Now with added touch-and-feel elements, children can engage with the story even more. God Bless You and Good Night Touch and Feel will be a favorite part of the bedtime ritual for parents and children.

Whether for a baby shower or birthday, or as a heart-melting way to surprise the grandparents-to-be, God Bless You and Good Night Touch and Feel is the perfect touch for any celebration.

My Review

I simply loved this board book! It will be perfect for my baby for Christmas! I know he’ll love to feel the different touch and feel parts of the book, especially as he grows older! The illustrations were beautiful and perfect for children, and the rhyme will keep your younger kids engaged. Plus, I love books specifically for bedtime, and so do my kids. This would be perfect for Christmas for the little ones in your life! We have one or two of the other God Bless books, and I love each one I’ve read, they won’t disappoint!

**I received this book free from the publisher in exchange for review. I was not required to write a positive review, and all thoughts and opinions are my own.

 

Seek and Circle Bible Battles–Book Review

 

Book Description

(From the back cover)

Maybe you’ve heard about the battle of Jericho and David’s battle against Goliath, but what about the day the sun stood still? Inside this book, explore six of the major battles from the Bible, filled with dozens of items for you to seek and circle! Every battle scene also has something to tell us about God’s plan for His people through His Son, Jesus.

For an added challenge, look for the six pieces of the armor of God as you explore each battle.

Use a wipe-on, wipe-off marker to seek-and-circle over and over again!

My Review

I got this book for my oldest daughter for Christmas. I’m so excited to give it to her. My kids love these search and find books, and I love that this one will teach her about major battles in the Bible. I especially love that
this is a wipe clean book that she can do over and over again. These are my favorite type of activity books. I know my daughter is going to love it too. The illustrations are wonderful! I’d say this book would be perfect for older kids around 6ish just because it’s a little harder of a look and find book. Your kids are going to love it!

 

**I received this book free from the publisher in exchange for review. I was not required to write a positive review and all thoughts and opinions are my own.

When God Made Light by Matthew Paul Turner–Book Review

When God Made Light teaches kids about God’s creation of light and all the different kinds of light. From the sun and the moon, to fireflies and lightning, Turner teaches that God made it all. He also points out that God put that same light in each and every child. It encourages children to shine their light for God.

 

I loved this one! It is written in rhyme, and is perfect for children of all ages. I loved the beautiful way Turner teaches such a simple lesson of how God made all light in every form, and there’s a piece of that light in children. I also thoroughly love the illustrations throughout the book. Every page is full of color and just absolutely beautiful! I highly recommend this book for children!

Here are just a few examples of the beautiful illustrations found in this children’s book:

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**I received this book free from the publisher in exchange for review. I was not required to write a positive review, and all thoughts and opinions are my own.

God Gave Us Family by Lisa Tawn Bergren–Book Review

 

A family of foxes are on their way to a family reunion. Their little fox has all sorts of questions about family. While on their trip, the fox family discusses each family and how each family is different, but God gave each person the perfect family for that specific person.

 

I love these books. I love how the author explains how God gave each person the family that was perfect for them, not just immediate family, but also extended family. I love how at the beginning the little fox is not happy with his family, and finds some of his cousins annoying, but by the end, he realizes he would not change his family for anything. It is beautifully illustrated, and I know my kids are going to enjoy it. If you haven’t read any of these books by Lisa Tawn Bergren, I highly recommend them, every one I’ve read has been excellent!

**I received this book free from the publisher for review. I was not required to write a positive review, and all thoughts and opinions are my own.

One Christmas Bear by Anne Vittur Kennedy–Book Review

This beautifully illustrated children’s book features an adorable polar bear, the Christmas bear, and his friends as they play in the snow on Christmas Day. It’s perfect for small children learning how to count. Every time you turn the page, there’s a new number of friends joining in the games, or some aspect of Christmas like candy canes or stockings. I love this book and can’t wait to give it to my girls for Christmas! It’s cute; it has beautiful pictures that children will love! It teaches counting, it shows friends having fun, and best of all it fun to read! I highly recommend this book for your kids! It would be a perfect Christmas gift for that special kid in your life. Grab yours, available October 3!

 

**I received this book free from the publisher in exchange for review. I was not required to write a positive review, and all

I Am Devotional by Diane Stortz–Book Review

 

Our God has many names that show different aspects of His character. As we learn about each name we learn to trust Him more, and ultimately love Him more and become closer to Him. As an adult I love learning about the names of God.

 

I love the idea of teaching the names of God to my children. Before I got this devotional I received a free printable in my email that had some of the names of God, the meanings and verses to learn along with them, and started that with my children. They enjoyed that so much I decided to get the devotional to go along with it. I love the way this devotional is on the level of my children, and it helps them understand it. It starts out with a Bible verse, then has a little devotional about each name and the application of it. Then it ends with a little prayer to emphasize the application and has a set of discussion questions sometimes with a little extra study in another Bible passage. My kids love it too! They have learned a lot through this particular devotional. Definitely a great devotional for your kids!

If you’re interested in the printable click here! (This was a printable sent to me from the publisher. I did not create this printable.)

**I received this book free from the publisher in exchange for review. I was not required to write a positive review, and all thoughts and opinions are my own.

 

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Thank you God for Grandma by Amy Parker–Book Review

Grandmas are special! This book is perfect for kids of all ages especially with the rhyming format throughout the book. It discusses all the different aspects of Grandmas and what makes them great!

I really loved this book and so did my kids. I also love that in the beginning it gives different names that kids may call their Grandma like Mimi or Gigi. I also loved the illustrations, they were very cute with a little bear family. It kept both my 5-year-old and my 2-year-old’s attention.

Preorder your copy today!

*I received this book free from the publisher through the BookLook bloggers program in exchange for review. I was not required to write a positive review, and all thoughts and opinions are my own.