Celebrate the season with Scrooge, Bob Cratchit, Tiny Tim, Jacob Marley, and the Spirits of Christmas Past, Present, and Futureand discover how the greatest Christmas classic was based on the greastest story ever told.
With styling that reminds you of a glass of your favorite eggnog, this gift book richly and festively captures the true heart of Christmas the birth of Christ and His bringing of the Good News. Cream pages accented by rich red and black flourishes. A rich collection of Scripture, poetry, song, and thought-provoking quotes.
Commercialism and kitsch have overshadowed the way the West celebrates Christ's birth. McKinley and Seay seek to counteract these cultural inroads by establishing vigorous traditions more in keeping with God's original intent—spending less, giving more, worshiping fully, and loving all. Christmas will change the world when you give what matters most—yourself! 160 pages, softcover from Zondervan with four session discussion guide.
As Little Cub and her family prepare to celebrate the most special day of the year, the curious young polar bear begins to wonder…
"Who invented Christmas?
Mama's answer only leads to more questions like "Is God more important than Santa? So she and Little Cub head off on a polar expedition to find God and to see how he gave them Christmas. Along the way, they find signs that God is at work all around them. Through Mama's gentle guidance, Little Cub learns about the very first Christmas and discovers that…
Jesus is the best present of all.
This enchanting tale provides the perfect opportunity to help young children celebrate the true meaning of Christmas and to discover how very much God loves them.
A simple retelling of the Easter story, this small and affordable format paperback, The First Easter Ever is sure to be popular with young readers. Using the vibrant and popular artwork of Dennis Jones, families can share this timeless story of God s promise of everlasting love each Easter season."
Take your family on a fun-filled journey to the manger this Christmas season Learn more about Bible characters related to the Nativity and help teach your children about the true meaning of Christmas. Dive into each day of Advent with devotions and activities that will engage the entire family. Packed full of fun activities, "Journey to the Manger Advent Calendar" includes an Advent poster, Bible character stickers, readings, kids' puzzles, and more
Follow the events of Jesus birth as you read this lovely picture book written by Max Lucado with Randy Frazee and Karen Hill and illustrated by Fausto. The Christmas Story for Children tells readers about the birth of a special baby whose story is filled with love for us all. Young readers as well as their parents will appreciate the beautiful words and artwork that convey the message that we are loved and cherished. A holiday companion book to the award-winning and bestselling The Story for Children."
This joyful and reverent book was originally written for second graders to use in their Christmas program. The graceful couplets follow the letters of the alphabet and tell the story of the Nativity by introducing young readers to the events, people, and places associated with the birth of Jesus. The richly textured illustrations by acclaimed artist Elisa Kleven are mixed-media collages of watercolors, cut paper, and fine lines that depict the story in a folk-art style. Recommended for ages 4 to 7 years.
A simple retelling of the Christmas story, from the angel s visit to Mary to the shepherds joyful praise of the new born Baby, this small format paperback, The First Christmas Ever is sure to be popular with young readers. Using the vibrant and popular artwork of Dennis Jones, families can share this timeless story of God s love each holiday season."
Waiting Here for You helps us anticipate rather than dread the busy season of Advent and Christmas.
Life is full of waiting we can t escape it. We find ourselves in the middle of it every day waiting on a prognosis to be given a verdict to be reached a promotion to be announced. And in these seasons of waiting that anxiety, desperation and hopelessness creep in.
Waiting Here For You takes us through the advent the season of waiting. In it we see the story of the coming of Jesus. It teaches us that waiting is the means God often uses to carry his plans in our lives. And it brings us back to the truth that our waiting is never wasted when we are waiting on God.
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The most popular children's Bible story series in the world Generations of Christian children have learned the Bible through the lively poems and colorful illustrations of Arch Books. Parents trust these much-loved books to teach their children Bible stories in a fun, memorable way. The Arch Books series of more than 75 titles is conveniently divided into 10 sections that include related stories for an organized journey through the Bible.
This favorite Christmas picture book is now available in a reduced size padded board book perfect for little hands with bright red foil on the cover to share the holiday cheer In the stable next to an inn, Kind Ox is just settling in for the night when Old Dog comes into the stable. Kind Ox makes room for Old Dog, who in turn makes room for Stray Cat, who then makes room for Small Mouse--and each time, the larger animal says to the small, "There's always room for a little one here." Finally, Tired Donkey comes by, carrying Joseph and Mary, who asks "Where will my child be born?" Kind Ox replies, "There is always room for a little one here." And so, Jesus is born in the stable with the animals all around Him. more
Introduce little ones to a beloved story in The Legend of the Candy Cane board book edition. Adapted from the picture book illustrated by New York Times bestselling artist Richard Cowdrey, the youngest child can now discover an inspiring story of hope that reveals the Christian symbolism of a favorite Christmas candy the candy cane."
Small children will love this gentle story about the origins and symbolism of the candy cane, in this kid-friendly, oversized board book with die-cut and stamped foil cover. Set in rhyme, J Is for Jesus tells the tale of the candy maker's evangelistic creation--colored red (for Jesus' blood), and white (for our purity when we accept the gift of salvation). The simple, easy-to-understand verses, combined with colorful illustrations by Claudine Gevry make this a Christmas book that kids will treasure.
The Story of Christmas tells the nativity story with vibrant illustrations paired with simple text that toddlers can understand. Its durable pages ensure many hours of joyful reading this Christmas season. Board book, 26 pages, Toddler and up.
Take the time this Christmas season to connect with your kids in a meaningful way while enjoying a very special Advent in Odyssey Prepare for Christmas with 25 Adventures in Odyssey activities, devotions, and prayers. Cut out and decorate the paper craft Odyssey town and even make your own Whit and Eugene characters This Christmas, start a new family tradition and have fun with your friends from Adventures in Odyssey.
This book has patterns, instructions, and background information for 20 different Chrismons. A program and worship service for presenting and explaining the meaning of these Christian symbols (the word "Chrismon" comes from combining "Christ" and "monogram"), parts for children and adults, and suggested Christmas hymns are included.
The fascinating stories and origins behind Christmas traditions such as the colors of red and green, the Christmas tree, caroling, nativity scenes, the Yule log, gift-giving, stockings, advent wreaths, mistletoe, and holly.
The cheer of a crackling hearth fire. Colorful cards from friends and loved ones. An evergreen tree festooned with ornaments.
The golden traditions of Christmas — gifts, wreaths, stockings, carols, mistletoe, and more — infuse our celebration of the season with meaning and glowing memories. And, in ways you may not realize, they point us to the birth of Christ.
Stories Behind the Great Traditions of Christmas reveals the people, places, and events that shaped the best-loved cu ... more