The Beginning (book One) by M. J. ThomasThe Beginning (book One) by M. J. Thomas

The Beginning (book One)

byM. J. ThomasIllustratorGraham Howells

Paperback | August 8, 2017

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The Secret of the Hidden Scrolls series follows siblings Peter and Mary and their dog, Hank, as they discover ancient scrolls that transport them back to key moments in biblical history.

In the first adventure in the series, Peter and Mary find themselves witnesses to the creation of the world just as God is speaking it into existence. Can they unlock the mystery of the scrolls before they get trapped in history forever? Children will discover the answer as the two characters ride rhinos, meet the angel Michael, and talk to a certain snake in the Garden of Eden. Riveting text and engaging illustrations bring this beloved Bible story to riotous life.
Mike Thomas grew up in Florida playing sports and riding his bike to the library and an arcade named the Cosmic Cowboy. He graduated from Liberty University, earning a bachelor's degree in Bible Studies. When his son Peter was nine years old, Mike went searching for books that would teach Peter about the Bible in a fun, imaginative way...
Title:The Beginning (book One)Format:PaperbackDimensions:112 pages, 7.62 × 5.25 × 0.32 inPublished:August 8, 2017Publisher:WORTHY PUBLISHINGLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0824956842

ISBN - 13:9780824956844


Rated 4 out of 5 by from God's Word Just finished the first book in this series, and have to say that it kept the attention of our fourth, soon to be fifth grader. He loved it, and he said it reminded him of another book series he had read, but this was just as good. A great lesson on what God created, and the evil one, along with Michael, your in for a great, but true adventure. Now he can’t wait to start on the second book, in fact he has! I received this book from Worthy Publishing, and was not required to give a positive review.
Date published: 2017-08-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from uses time travel & fantasy to teach Biblical Creation Bible story books teach in a variety of methods the truths of the Bible enabling children to learn and comprehend at an early age. As the child's reading skills expand they want to read chapter books and they want to be entertained. It is especially nice when these new levels of reading can also teach in an entertaining and enjoyable manner the truths of the Bible. Mike Thomas wanted such stories for his own children so they could learn in a fun, imaginative way. Since he found none to his liking, he decided to write his own series. Hence "The Secret of the Hidden Scrolls" was born. I don't have kiddies at home anymore, but I do have grandchildren and I do love to see Christian school libraries stocked with books that present Christian truths in a readable, fun, entertaining way. As I began reading my advance reader's copy of book one in the series, "The Beginning," I immediately saw that the writing style was easy flowing and well written using good grammar (no, this is sadly not necessarily a truism in children's books), and written as to assume the reader has intelligence and can comprehend. The story method here is a bit of escapism and fantasy into time travel where they, Peter and Mary and the dog, go back to the beginning - the Creation - and..... well, you simply must read it yourself, won't you? There are 107 pages with a sprinkling of cute illustrations and the age 6 to 9 reader will surely enjoy. DISCLOSURE: I received complimentary advance readers copies to facilitation review and promotional activities. I was not compensated. Opinions are my own.
Date published: 2017-07-31