The Jesus Storybook Bible: Every Story Whispers His Name by Sally Lloyd-JonesThe Jesus Storybook Bible: Every Story Whispers His Name by Sally Lloyd-Jones

The Jesus Storybook Bible: Every Story Whispers His Name

bySally Lloyd-JonesIllustratorJago

Hardcover | February 20, 2007

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The Moonbeam Award Gold Medal Winner in the religion category, The Jesus Storybook Bible tells the Story beneath all the stories in the Bible. At the center of the Story is a baby, the child upon whom everything will depend. Every story whispers his name. From Noah to Moses to the great King David—every story points to him. He is like the missing piece in a puzzle—the piece that makes all the other pieces fit together. From the Old Testament through the New Testament, as the Story unfolds, children will pick up the clues and piece together the puzzle. A Bible like no other, The Jesus Storybook Bible invites children to join in the greatest of all adventures, to discover for themselves that Jesus is at the center of God’s great story of salvation—and at the center of their Story too.

Sally Lloyd-Jones is a leading writer of inspirational books for children. She is the author of three bestselling children’s Bibles, including the Moonbeam Award winner and ALA notable The Jesus Storybook Bible, as well as Thoughts to Make Your Heart Sing, winner of the ECPA Inspirational Book award. She has written many picture books ...
Title:The Jesus Storybook Bible: Every Story Whispers His NameFormat:HardcoverDimensions:352 pages, 7.88 × 6.63 × 1 inPublished:February 20, 2007Publisher:ZonderkidzLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0310708257

ISBN - 13:9780310708254

Appropriate for ages: 4 - 8

Kids' Bibles


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Bible for Kids I bought this book for my daughter and we’ve read through it twice now, from cover to cover. The pages are full of color and beautiful illustrations which capture her attention. I love how each story focuses on God’s never ending, perfect love for us and how everything fits in His plan.
Date published: 2018-03-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Best The Jesus Storybook Bible is, hands down, the best children's Bible out there! I received it for a Christmas gift when I was 20 and loved it. I still love it! I have also bought it for many friends (for new parents, veteran parents, single adults, teenagers). They have all loved it as well! Having only heard great things about The Jesus Storybook Bible, I would recommend it to ANYONE! The message of the Bible is clear. The Gospel is touched on ALL throughout the book, from the very beginning straight through to the very end. Not to mention, the stories are beautifully written for people of all ages. The book can serve for bedtime stories, discipleship, a personal devotional, a resource for a new believer, someone struggling to understand God's heart, someone who is curious about Christianity... the list could go on. I highly recommend this book!
Date published: 2018-01-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from AMAZING Storybook Bible We bought this for our kids for Christmas one year and we absolutely love it. The stories are so beautifully written to a child's level and we love how it always connects back to Jesus. I find myself getting emotional reading the way certain stories are told.
Date published: 2017-11-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic Not just a children's book of bible stories, Lloyd-Jones shows how all the biblical events were part of God's master plan to reveal his love. We bought this book to preview it for young kids, but my 10 and 7 year old are finding the take on the stories very interesting. This book is even devotional for myself.
Date published: 2017-09-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Five Stars It is very easy for kids to read and understand. One of the best children's Bible I have ever read!
Date published: 2017-02-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Christ centered Bible for Young Kids A really great first Bible for young kids! My toddler loves listening to the easily understood stories. The illustrations are beautiful and the text is completely Christ centered; every story from Genesis onwards points to God’s “Great Rescue Plan.”
Date published: 2016-11-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it My children have loved listening to these books. It is amazing how clear these stories point to Jesus and a wonderful reminder for my husband and I.
Date published: 2015-01-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A new Classic We love this fresh Bible storybook. Modern language makes it fun to read. I will still keep my traditional Bible story books, but this is a very good addition to every home library.
Date published: 2014-10-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Kids Bible! I was not disappointed. This is the best kids Bible I've seen so far. The author ties each Bible story back to Jesus and God's Great Rescue Plan for a fallen world. It's funny, while perfectly geared for young children (ages 2-6), I am now looking at these familiar stories in a new light as each Old Testament story echoes Christ.
Date published: 2011-09-15

Editorial Reviews

"I LOVE to give people The Jesus Storybook Bible because from the very first chapter it paints a powerful picture of God's epic love for each one of us. Sally Lloyd-Jones has a unique way of inviting the reader, young or old, to dive in and discover for themselves the truth and hope of the greatest story ever told." Amy GrantIn the interests of full disclosure, let me reveal that I had the privilegeof reading the manuscript of this book several years ago as a theologicalconsultant to Zondervan, the publisher. I did not know, however, of thefulsome thanks to my husband Tim in the acknowledgments until I receivedmy review copy a few days ago.Sally Lloyd-Jones, a Redeemer member for many years, has done awondrous thing. She has captured the plot line of redemption in a children'sstory Bible that sings the praise of Jesus and his saving grace on every page,in every story. Most children's books of Bible stories are little more than aChristianized version of Aesop's fables, or at best, a Christian adventurecartoon.But Sally goes out of her way in the first pages of the book to reclaimthe true story of the Bible: not a book of rules, nor a book of heroes, but:"The Bible is most of all a Story.It's like the most wonderful of fairy tales that hascome true in real life! You see, the best thing about this Story is--it's true! There arelots of stories in the Bible, but all the stories are telling one Big Story. The Story ofhow God loves his children and comes to rescue them."This is heady theology, often missed in adult preaching and teaching,but fully realized in an age appropriate and attractive form that will delightchildren and often (at least for me) leave the grown up reader in tears.More wondrously, she has avoided the moralism and legalism that sooften characterizes Christian educational materials for children. For fiveyears I worked as an editor of children's curriculum, requiring me to review,edit, and sometimes write Sunday school material for children. It is veryhard to find (or even produce) material for children that doesn't essentiallycontain the message "Be good, so that God, your heavenly Father, will loveyou, and your earthly parents will be happy with you, too."To discover The Jesus Storybook Bible is to have a unique resourcefor communicating the gospel to children in all it's fullness. I hope that everyfamily, and even people without young children, would get a copy of thisbook just to remind them of what the Real Story of the Bible is all about. -- Kathy Keller