Children Of The Bible (Hardcover)Wendy Maartens
19 Bible stories teach kids all about the children in the Bible who followed God’s plan for their lives.
The children of the Bible were ordinary children. Some of them were obedient and brave. Others were scared and lonely. But God had a special plan for each of them. God has a special plan for your children too.
Children of the Bible consists of 19 engaging stories written by Wendy Maartens that introduces children to the childhood of well-known Bible characters such as Joseph with his colorful coat, Moses in the basket, Samson with his long hair, and special Baby Jesus.
Children of the Bible concludes with leading questions that children can use to write their own story. This is a Bible storybook perfect to teach little hearts that anyone can be used by God to make a difference – no matter age or size!
Also available in Afrikaans under the title Kinders van die Bybel.
About the Author and Illustrator
Wendy Maartens is a journalist, translator and award-winning children’s author with 27 titles to her name, four of which have been translated into indigenous languages. Twenty-two years of teaching third-graders has prepared her to do what she had always dreamed of ... to earn a living with words. Wendy especially has a passion for South African legends as well as stories that help to empower children living in difficult socio-economic circumstances.
Catherine Groenewald studied art at the PJ Olivier Art Centre in Stellenbosch; thereafter she went on to do Fashion Design – working for a couple of years as a designer. In 2004 she was selected as one of the winners in Sappi's national book illustrator/writer competition. Catherine lives in Stellenbosch on a small holding with her husband, three children, some cows, a few chickens and their faithful dogs.
CategoryKids 5-8 years
Size165 x 205 mm
Number of Pages108 pp
PublisherChristian Art Publication
Children Very Much!
God has a special place in His heart for children. He thinks so
highly of them that He tells adults and parents to be more like
children. It’s true! You can read the story in Luke 18:15-17 (CEV):
Some people brought their little children for Jesus to bless. But
when His disciples saw them doing this, they told the people
to stop bothering Him. So Jesus called the children over to
Him and said, “Let the children come to Me! Don’t try to stop
them. People who are like these children belong to God’s
kingdom. You will never get into God’s kingdom unless you
enter it like a child!”
The children of the Bible were ordinary kids just like you and
your friends. Some were obedient and very brave. Others
were scared and lonely. Some had their likes and dislikes
and might not have liked to eat their vegetables either. But
God had a special plan for each of His children in the Bible.
The plans of some worked out nicely because they obeyed
God. The plans of others didn’t work out, because they were