The Story for Kids: Discover the Bible from Beginning to End is the Bible written in story form. It is written to be similar to the version for adults. (The Story, NIV: The Bible as One Continuing Story of God and His People).
Description from the publisher:
-Characters, events, and teachings of the Bible arranged chronologically
-Interior line art to engage the imagination
-Transitional paragraphs set off in italics guide you through the stories
-Discussion questions for small group or book clubs
-Includes Scripture portions from the easy-to-read text of the New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)"
I love this concept. We have several children's story Bibles that we adore. (The Child's Story Bible and The Jesus Storybook Bible: Every Story Whispers His Name are our very favorites.) Having read the version of The Story written for adults, I have to say that I was a bit disappointed in this children's version. Though this would make a nice silent reading book for a child, the language is mediocre and the sentences are so short as to make the paragraphs feel choppy. I wish the quality of the writing were a bit more literary.
To be fair, I understand that the intention was to make a Bible that a child really could read to himself. That has been accomplished. I will certainly make this available to my children to read to themselves.
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