Friday 28 September 2007

Christian Focus Publications

I've been taking a look at a new-ish Christian Focus Publication 'Trusting God' and once again I think they have proved that you don't have to be 'light' when writing for children. One thing I like about many of the children's titles that Christian Focus publish is their biblical detail. The 'Bibletime' and 'Biblewise' series (both series about bible characters) are biblically accurate and detailed but still simple enough to be read to a 2yr old. Officially the Bibletime series is aimed at 4-7yr olds and the Biblewise series at slightly older.
Anyway, back to 'Trusting God'. This book explains and applies the names of God - Jehovah Jireh, Jehovah Nissi, Jehovah Rohi, Jehovah Rophi, Jehovah Shalom, Jehovah Shammah, Jehovah Tsidkenu, Jehovah Maccaddeshem and Jehovah Sabaoth. Aimed at 6yrs+, it is interspersed with Think Spots, Thank Spots and Bible Searches (but no pronunciation guides!). Scripture quotes are AV. The only negative I have on this book is that the internal styling is rather crass compared to the stylish cover. However, that is very subjective and certainly no reason not to buy the book! Anyway, at only £4.99 you can't really go wrong.

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