Book Review: Kregel Blog Tour. Bible Stories Gone Crazy!
Bible Stories Gone Crazy!
About the Book: Eight Bible stories are depicted in bright color and comic, cartoony illustrations. There is a sentence or two explaining the scene at the top, and then details to spot, mistakes to find, and questions to answer along the sides of the picture, such as, “Did Noah’s workmen REALLY have power tools?” and “How many rabbits are in the picture?” Children will love scouring the illustrations to find the answers and spot more amusing details in the busy artwork of Emiliano Migliardo. The stories are Noah and His Great Ark, Moses Crossing the Red Sea, Joshua and the Fall of Jericho, David and Goliath, Daniel and the Lions, Jonah and the Big Fish, Feeding the 5,000, and Man Through the Roof. – See more at: http://www.kregel.com/childrens-activities/bible-stories-gone-crazy/#sthash.fEFUekwK.dpuf
My Review: The Bible Stories Gone Crazy consist of series of stories like Noah and his Great Ark, Moses ad the Miracle Escape, Joshua Destroys Jericho, Daniel in the Pit of Lions, Jonah and the Monster Fish, Jesus Feeds a Huge Crowd and the Man Through the Roof!. Each illustrations depicting dozens or more people doing a variety of amusing things at a given location with bible verses and questions. Like, Did Noah have glass windows in the ark? Can you find Moses? What’s he carrying? Who gave Jesus his lunch? And so on.
Children will not only enjoy reading this book but enjoy taking an adventure with each charater as they make their way finding all the artist’s jokes and deliberate mistakes. This book is comically illustrated by Emiliano Migliardo.
FTC Disclosure: I received a review copy of this book from Kregel Publications in exchange for a fair and honest review. I was not monetarily compensated for my opinion in any way.
- Age Range: 5 – 7 years
- Hardcover: 24 pages
- Publisher: Candle Books (August 27, 2015)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1781281904
- ISBN-13: 978-1781281901
- Product Dimensions: 11.8 x 8.3 x 0.4 inches
- Cost: $9.02 @ amazon
About the Author: Josh Edwards has written a number of Bible stories and innovative activity books for kids, building on his experience as a teacher, an artist, and a father of three rapidly growing children. A Londoner by birth, residence, and preference, he has traveled widely and has always loved books and reading.
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