The Beginner's Bible: Timeless Children's Stories - Karyn Henley Reviews
Description:ISBN 0310926106 / Genre: Junior Books / Author: Karyn Henley / Hardcover / Reading Level: Ages 9-12 / 528 Pages / Book is published 1997-04-01 by ZonderKidz
Newest Review: ... released. The newer edition also includes some differences in stories. Each story is approximately 4 pages long with, on ... more
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by - written on 10/10/10 (Very useful, 97 readings)
Any reviewer of a film or book knows how hard it is to summarise a story into a few simple words. It is much harder than it looks. Do I include this? Can I leave this detail out? The skill involved in distilling down a plot is a high and difficult art. Background The Beginner's Bible is aimed at children aged 8 and under and is published by Zonderkidz (an imprint of Zondervan) and includes 95 Bible Stories retold by Karyn Henley. This edition (from 1989) is illustrated by Dennas Davis although it is now looking dated and a newer edition with brighter, computer developed illustrations has been released. The newer edition also includes some ... Read the complete review
by - written on 07/09/10 (Very useful, 64 readings)
The suggested age range shown above for this book is obviously a misprint. This is listed at a reading level of 9-12. the book is really designed for much younger children I would say ages 2-8 for listening to the stories and ages 6-8 for independent reading. I bought this book because it is highly recommended by many home educators. It is meant to be the easiest bible for young children to read on their own, and where possible uses common words that children would learn in school. Of course, being a bible, it does have some difficult names, like Zacchaeus. The text is large, bold and short. The stories are very short, so perfect to read out loud ... Read the complete review