One of this year’s ECPA Christian Book award finalists was Tyndale’s NLT Hidden in My Heart Scripture Memory Bible. Designed to encourage kids to not only read God’s Word but hide it in their heart it has lots of features to help with scripture memorization. COVER AND BINDING Tyndale sent me the Teal LeatherLike cover. It measures 5.75″ x 8.75″ x 1.4″ and weighs just over 1 pound, 13 ounces. It has a glued binding, 1 bright orange ribbon marker and silver gilt on the pages. It has sewn edges, beautiful multi-color thick paper glued down end papers (that...Read More
Category: Children’s Bibles
The Big Picture Bible is designed for children of ages 5-8 that are ready to transition from storybook ‘Bibles’ to real Bibles. It presents the full 2011 ESV text along with over 300 illustrations with children in mind. Binding My review copy is TruTone in 2 shades of teal. It has a paper liner and is perimeter-stitched. It has a simulated grain and texture of calfskin that looks and feels elegant. It’s a little stiff, but that’s probably a good thing for children. It’s Smyth sewn but it doesn’t want to stay open in Genesis out of the box....Read More
Crossway’s ESV Children’s Bible is marketed for kids from 5-10 years old. It contains features aimed toward that age-group, but still has quality features such as Smyth sewn, opaque paper, and consistent print. This Bible has a lot going for it. Even though it’s a children’s Bible, it’s not a childish Bible. I think this Bible works well beyond that age-group. Opening the Bible you’re faced with the ESV text in double-column paragraph format. It looks grown-up. It has around a 9.5-point font that’s a medium to dark boldness. It has blue section headings, green chapter numbers, and a...Read More
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