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Monday 15 July 2013

The Good News Must Go Out by Rebecca Davis

A sultan whose three hundred wives were buried alive . . . cannibals who believed there was no such thing as a white woman . . . an elegant French lady who watched in horror as the missionary performed surgery on her kitchen table . . . . These are just a few of the real people encountered in these true missionary stories of Margaret Nicholl Laird in her ministry in the Central African Republic, as she and many others gave their lives in service of the King of Glory, whose Good News could not be stopped. Second in the Hidden Heroes series of true missionary books for children.

A "Thinking Further" section in the back of the book gives Scripture verses and discussion questions for each chapter.

Reading level: Read to 7-8 years; Read myself 9-12 years
160 pages
Size: 130 x 198mm
Christian Focus Publications
Bible Version: ESV

With Two Hands by Rebecca Davis

Why would a crippled old man wait by the side of the road every day for twenty years? Why would a slave and a witch doctor walk for three days to find a man called Jesus? Why would a lame man purposely walk to a tribe where he knew he could be killed? Sixteen captivating true episodes from the ministry of missionary Dick McLellan in Ethiopia, as well as many national missionaries, show the power of God in the midst of darkness. One by one the people declared, "With this hand I renounce the devil and all his works! With this hand I embrace my Savior Jesus Christ! All I am and all I have! Two hands!" First in the Hidden Heroes series of true missionary stories for children.

A "Thinking Further" section in the back of the book gives Scripture verses and discussion questions for each chapter.

Reading level: Read to 7-8 years; Read myself 9-12 years
172 pages
Size: 130 x 198mm
Christian Focus Publications
Bible Version: ESV

Witness Men by Rebecca Davis

In 1938, in the remote highlands of a mountainous island, explorers discovered thousands upon thousands of tribal people. Missionaries began to come, to bring the Good News of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Little did they know that many of the people of the tribes were waiting . . . waiting . . . for someone to come and help them out of the darkness of their old way of life. Fifteen chapters recount the true missionary stories of the gospel spreading throughout the highlands of Papua, Indonesia, from 1955 to 2010, when one of the tribes received their first New Testaments. Third in the Hidden Heroes series of true missionary stories for children.

A "Thinking Further" section in the back of the book gives Scripture verses and discussion questions for each chapter.

Reading level: Read to 7-8 years; Read myself 9-12 years
143 pages
Size: 130 x 198mm
Christian Focus Publications
Bible Version: ESV

Tuesday 9 July 2013

4 Animal Pencils

Pictures of animals with mottoes: God is good, God is love, God is kind, God is great
Pack of 4 HB pencils

Hughes & Coleman

Noah's Ark Pencil Case

Blue pencil case with motto "God keeps his promises" picture of animals walking to Noah's ark.

Zipper closure and pocket.
Size: 223 x 90 x 38mm (approx.)

Hughes & Coleman

Songs of Praise by Cedarmont Kids

Follow this link to listen to track samples

15 classic Christian songs for kids on this enhanced CD! You'll get 30 minutes of music that's repeated in split-track format so your kids can sing along to the music. As a bonus, this enhanced CD features 10 coloring/activity pages, and an expanded version of the lyrics can be printed using your home computer. The lyrics are also in printed in the CD booklet. Recommended for ages 3 to 7.

Running time: 30 minutes per section
Cedarmont Kids

Bible Version: none

Also available in Spanish

Emmy Lou's New Shoes by Edith Martin

“You better stay out of the creek today. The water is too high to wade,” Mom had said. But when Becky came to play, Emmy didn’t want to hear that little warning voice in her head. Emmy Lou hated disappointing Becky. So when Becky suggested, “Let’s walk across the creek just one time, “ Emmy Lou picked up her shoes and led the way. The sun was bright and warm, and it was so fun to share her creek with a friend. Suddenly there was a splash, and one new shoe swirled away in the rushing brown water. A repentant Emmy Lou wished she could go back and do that day over again. She can’t, but she soon has opportunity to apply the hard lesson she learned. A true story.

Reading level: Read to 5-7 years; Read myself 7-8 years
48 pages
Size: 168 x 202mm
Christian Light Publications
Bible Version: none

God's Treasures on the Shore by Jennifer Butters

Please come along and walk with us
along the sandy shore.
We’ll search for treasures that were once
upon the ocean floor.
This beautifully illustrated book of rhymes introduces children to beach creatures such as hermit crabs, starfish and several types of shells. After taking a walk along the shore with a family (grandparents too!) your child can browse a glossary with more full-colour pictures and in-depth descriptions about these fascinating treasures which God created on the fifth day.

Reading level: Read to 4-6 years
36 pages
Size: 166 x 204mm
Christian Light Publications
Bible Version: none

Daddy on the Mend by Tina Fehr

Andrew stood stiff and alert beside Daddy’s bed. Little Sharilyn stared with wide eyes from Mom’s arms. Christopher clung to Mom’s skirt, and Megan gripped Grandma’s hand. Daddy opened his eyes and smiled a little at Andrew. “God is taking care of me,” he said. But his voice was not the strong, cheerful Daddy-voice that Andrew was used to hearing. All summer while Daddy’s broken leg heals, Andrew and his family learn about God’s care, their church family’s love, and about being patient and kind. Daddy on the Mend is a true story the whole family will enjoy.

Reading level: Read to 4-6 years; Read myself 7-9 years
84 pages
Size: 152 x 229mm
Christian Light Publications
Bible Version: NKJV

Who Taught the Bird?

Full Text of Who Taught the Bird?
Just returned from South America, Uncle Edward had wonderful stories to tell his nieces and nephews.
“I’ll tell you a snake story,” said the young man. “One beautiful morning, I roamed off as usual, with gun over my shoulder, and my lunch in my pocket, in search of game.
“After a while, feeling rather tired and very hungry, I sat down on a fallen tree to rest.
“While seated there, my attention was attracted by the cries of a bird which was fluttering over a leafy spot, doubtless her tiny nest. She was in great distress, and I could not help rising to see, if possible, the cause of her trouble. I soon found out. Creeping slowly along towards the tree was one of the most venomous snakes in South America, with its small glittering eyes fixed on the bird, and its forked tongue darting quickly out and in.
“Soon I saw a curious thing happen. The male bird flew quickly away. In a little while I saw him return with a small twig covered with leaves in his beak. Perching near the nest, he laid the twig carefully across it, covering his mate and her young. Then, taking his place on one of the topmost branches of the tree, he seemed to grow quieter, and there awaited the approach of the enemy.
“By this time the snake had reached the spot. He twisted himself around the trunk and climbed up the tree. Then gliding along the branch, he came close to the nest and lifted his venomous head, ready to dart upon the poor bird. His small, glittering eyes watched the nest for a moment, and then — “
Uncle Edward paused but the children hurried him on with the story.
“ — then suddenly throwing his head back, as if he had received some sudden blow, he turned around, made his way down the tree and disappeared in the long grass.
“I climbed up the tree and examined the little broken branch. I carried it home and told the whole story to a native friend, showing him the twig. I learned from him that it had been picked by the bird from a bush which is poisonous to the snake and which he is never known to touch. The little helpless creature had used it as a shield of defense.
Satan is called in Scripture “that old serpent.” He is intent on the destruction of men and women and boys and girls, helpless as birds against his attacks and cleverness.
But God has told us in His Word of a tree that is poison to our enemy, and is certain protection for us, old and young. I mean the cross of the Lord Jesus Christ. Christ “His own self bare our sins in His own body on the tree” (1 Peter 2:24). “With His stripes we are healed” (Isaiah 53:5).
Isn’t it wonderful that our gracious God should teach the bird about the tree where it may “help itself” to a healing branch? And is it less wonderful that He has provided the cross, and the great salvation accomplished there by our Lord Jesus Christ for us? No, it is the most remarkable fact in the universe that the Son of God “loved me and gave Himself for me” (Galatians 2:20), and that salvation is for “whosoever will.” Will YOU?
“In this was manifested the love of God toward us, because that God sent His only begotten Son into the world, that we might live through Him” (1 John 4:9).
“But as many as received Him, to them gave He power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on His name” (John 1:12).

Gospel tract (full-colour).
Pages: 4
Size: 89 x 139mm
Bible Truth Publishers
Pack quantity: 100

Bible Version: KJV

To purchase: No minimum quantities on any tract purchase so single copies or whatever is required may be ordered. Pack quantities are given for those who want to purchase a complete pack.

Animal Bookmarks

Bookmark Series ‘BK1’
Full colour. With tassel.
Size: 140 x 45mm.
Hughes & Coleman.
Bible Version: not KJV

Friday 5 July 2013

Growing with the Millers by Mildred A Martin

Gather around the table with Sharon, Peter, Timmy, Laura and Beth Miller, and read about how Timmy saves an elderly neighbor's life, Sharon teaches summer Bible school, Peter shoots the wrong deer, Sioux Indians return good for evil, and much more! As always, each "Miller" story is based on true incidents and illustrates verses from Scripture.

Other: Miller Family series. The Miller Family books can be read independently and there is no need to read them in chronological order as each book, and even each chapter stands alone. However, the children do grow older through the stories and thus the chronological order for this series is: Storytime with the Millers, Wisdom and the Millers, Missionary Stories with the Millers, Prudence and the Millers, School Days with the Millers, Growing with the Millers. The ages of the children in this family are quite spread out so the books appeal to a wide age group. Illustrations of women show Mennonite headcoverings.

Reading level: Read to: 4-7 years; Read myself 8-15 years.

Pages: 144
Size: 137 x 216mm
Green Pastures Press. 2013

Bible Version: KJV

Animal Friends Reading and Craft Book by Mary Currier

Sixty-four pages of simple animal stories and crafts to delight children and adults alike. In addition to telling about animals, the stories and crafts highlight character traits and qualities we should all want to have.
Doesn't teach anything directly from the Bible but does teach many principles.

64 pages
Size: 132 x 216mm
Christian Light Publications
Bible Version: none

My God is So Big by Catherine Mackenzie

Featuring a fun song for kids to learn and sing, kids will be reminded of the strength and greatness of our Lord in terms that they can understand. Based on the chorus "My God is so big!" this is a great book which teaches children about the strength and power of God.
Colour illustrations.
40 pages.
Size: 211 x 211mm
Christian Focus Publications.
Bible Version: not KJV

Exploring God's Word Activity Book

Activity book with word scrambles, maps, matching game, recipes and more; perfect for home and Sunday school.

16 pages.
Size: 135 x 210mm
Christian Tools Affirmation.
Bible Version: KJV

Faithful Friends Beaker

Cute animals and mottoes: Rejoice in the Lord; God is good; God cares; Teach me your way; Jesus is alive; Sing to the Lord.

Plastic beaker.
Hughes & Coleman.


Cosy Kitchen Tea Towel Pair

Pictures of kitchen items.
One towel as a kitchen prayer inscribed on it.
The other has verses: The living God, who gives us richly all things to enjoy. 1 Timothy 6:17; Blessed be the Lord, who daily loads us with benefits. Psalm 68:19; In everything give thanks for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus. 1 Thessalonians 5:18.

2 tea towels.
100% cotton.
Hughes & Coleman.


Thursday 4 July 2013

Cute Characters Stickers

12 stickers per sheet. Cute animals with mottoes: God is faithful, Rejoice in the Lord, God cares, Give God the glory, God made me, God is good, Jesus is alive, Only God makes things grow, Make time for God, Trust in the Lord, Praise the Lord.

Sticker size: 37mm diameter
Hughes & Coleman
Bible Version: none

Cute Rainbow Stickers

12 stickers per sheet. Cute animals with mottoes: Rejoice in the Lord, New life in Christ, God cares, God made me, God is good, God is kind, God is amazing, God’s love is wonderful, God is bigger than me, Love lifted me, God understands, Praise the Lord.

Sticker size: 35 x 36mm
Hughes & Coleman
Bible Version: none