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  • Between The Lines

    $17.99

    With vibrant art that shifts to a colorless world and back again, this is a story of a community lost and rediscovered-and how one child’s actions can cascade into something that makes all the difference.

    A young boy who loves his community notices that as neighbors stop interacting, the colors around them slowly fade. Then a thunderstorm sweeps away the last hints of bluebird skies and lemon-Popsicle days and leaves a rift in the road that doesn’t get fixed. As the adults around him move on, the boy dreams of the way life once was. He decides that he doesn’t want to live in a world without color, so he sets out to change things…

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  • What Sounds Fun To You

    $17.99

    No one knows how to have fun like kids do. But sometimes, even kids can use some fresh ideas for finding the fun in their lives. Fun is everywhere, and with this charmingly illustrated children’s book, Annie F. Downs wants to help children ages 3 to 8 find it!

    Can it be found in science experiments, at the farmer’s market, or in the kitchen? Yes!

    Can it be found on rainy days and starlit nights? You bet!

    Can it be found with friends or parents or even annoying little brothers? Of course!

    It’s no secret that the world has felt a little less fun lately. What Sounds Fun to You? is the perfect book to get kids thinking about how to create their own fun right where they are, right now. And it’s the perfect companion for parents who have run out of ideas!

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  • Happy Crab

    $15.99

    God often is teaching us something beautiful through our everyday decisions–and he’s teaching our children too! The Happy Crab is based on a true story experienced on an RV trip that Layla, Kevin, and their son, Steevenson, took to the ocean.

    Happy is an adventurous little crab whose world is suddenly turned upside down (literally!) when a mama and her son discover his large, unbroken shell in shallow water in the Santa Rosa Sound. Just as they decide to keep the shell as a souvenir, the boy unexpectedly feels something move inside. Discovering the crab still living inside his perfect home, the boy is faced with a decision: Keep him or let him go. Ultimately, he learns that sometimes true happiness comes from putting someone else’s needs and happiness ahead of your own. This timeless story will resonate with children and adults alike, gently reminding us to put others first and focus on home.

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  • Made By God

    $16.99

    This timely picture book from Dr. Tony Evans teaches children the values of equality, diversity, and unity from a biblical perspective and provides parents with a starting point for meaningful family discussions about important cultural issues.

    Dr. Evans explains in simple terms that we all are created in the image of God. We may look different, come from different places, and have a little or a lot, but God loves and values us equally. Therefore, we should love and value others as He does.

    Made by God also introduces children to the concepts of diversity, unity, and racism from a Christian worldview and gives them practical suggestions on how they can stand up for what’s right when they see injustice occurring.

    This helpful resource gives parents a tool they can use to engage children in important conversations on a variety of topics, including race, inequality, reconciliation, and God’s plan for humanity.

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  • God Made You To Be You

    $12.99

    Sammy the saguaro cactus is stuck–sticky stuck in the ground to be exact, with no way to move, run, or roam. Snake can slither. Hawk can soar. Jackrabbit can hop. But Sammy? He must stay rooted in one spot. This makes him sad, and he begins to wish he could be more like his desert friends.

    But could there be a reason Sammy is planted in one place? In this fun, rhyming board book for children ages 2-6, Sammy discovers that God made him sticky stuck on purpose so that he can help his community of friends!

    A story about learning the importance of being yourself, God Made You to Be You is sure to delight and encourage young readers with the reminder that God has a special purpose and plan for each of us!

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  • Hear O Little One

    $9.99

    This lyrical adaptation of Deuteronomy 6:4-9 introduces young children to the Shema, a sacred statement of belief that has been recited in the morning and evening through the ages by Jewish believers, including Jesus Himself.

    These commandments that I give you today are to be on your hearts. Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up. Tie them as symbols on your hands and bind them on your foreheads. Write them on the doorframes of your houses and on your gates.
    Deuteronomy 6:4-9

    For centuries, Jewish believers have started and ended their day by saying the Shema, a five-verse passage in the book of Deuteronomy, as a twice-daily reminder to read and meditate on God’s Word.

    Written in rhyme for infants through four-year-olds, Hear, O Little One is a colorful and creative adaptation of the Shema. This innovative board book is intended to be read in the morning and then flipped over and read in the other direction for a different version at nighttime.

    Help your child develop a lifelong love of God and a deep reverence for His Word with this one-of-a-kind children’s book.

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  • Our God : A Shapes Primer

    $12.99

    Our God: A Shapes Primer is the latest in the inspirational Baby Believer series. Little ones will learn about who God is through the basic shapes we see in God’s creation.

    Your family will love this unique board book! Using colorful, engaging artwork, Our God introduces children to the some of the many ways the Lord is described in the Bible–as our rock, the bread of life, the bright morning star, and more.

    Children will delight in the beautiful illustrations as they learn about primary shapes and how those shapes reveal God’s character.

    You will appreciate the artistic design, theologically sound content, and helping your little one form a firm spiritual foundation built on biblical truth.

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  • Perfect Day

    $17.99

    One bright, sunny morning, the pond’s creatures prepare to perform a symphony. The birds begin with their calls; the frogs join in with their croaks; the fox barks, and the bees buzz. At last the clouds arrive with their thunderous percussion…

    Acclaimed author-illustrator Jennifer Yerkes presents the sights and sounds of an ecosystem in motion. Told with bold, vibrant art and playful onomatopoeia, A Perfect Day is a spectacular reminder to stop and listen to nature.

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  • Squirrels Sweater

    $17.99

    As Winter Warmup approaches, all but one of the woodland friends are bundled up for the snowy season ahead.

    Bear, Porcupine, and Doe are all ready to hunker down for winter, but not Squirrel. When she discovers that the sweater her grandma knit for her has shrunk, she doesn’t know what to do! No amount of stretching or sewing or help from her friends seems to fix her favorite sweater. But perhaps it doesn’t need to stay a sweater to remind her of her grandma and her friends?

    The colorful gang of woodland friends from Porcupine’s Pie and Bear’s Bicycle return to help Squirrel as she learns to navigate and accept change. A final spread features an activity that teaches young readers how to transform their own piece of clothing into something new.

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  • How To Return A Monster

    $17.99

    If your grown-ups bring home a small monster, er, baby, don’t panic. Just send it back!

    In this hilarious and heartfelt book about sibling relationships, a girl can’t believe it when her parents bring home a drooling, screaming, grabbing monster. She hatches a plan to send it back to where it came from, with hilarious results . . . and along the way, she learns that maybe monsters–and baby brothers–aren’t so bad after all.

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  • Walter Does His Best

    $17.99

    What does it mean to be a good neighbor? From Central Park to Broadway to Times Square, Walter the French Bulldog is on a mission of kindness in this hilarious dog adventure story from ABC’s Good Morning America’s Eva Pilgrim.

    Walter’s heart is full of kindness, but this little dog’s efforts to help his neighbors don’t go as planned. Journalist Eva Pilgrim’s charming narrative and Jessica Gibson’s vibrant illustrations make Walter Does His Best a wonderful way to introduce kids ages 4-8 to new adventures in kindness.

    This beautiful jacketed hardcover:
    *encourages children to look for opportunities to be kind
    *appeals to kids’ enjoyment of animals
    *celebrates authors of color
    *can be read aloud for story time or enjoyed as an independent read
    *introduces kids to New York City landmarks in a fun, colorful way
    *affirms that everyone makes mistakes!

    Join Walter for a jaunt through Central Park, inside a Broadway theater, onto subway cars, through the Rockefeller Center gardens, and all the way to Coney Island as he tries his very, messy best to be a good dog–and learns that what matters most is the love you share with others every day.

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  • God I Know Youre Good

    $9.99

    From Bonnie Rickner Jensen, the author of the popular board book God, I Know You’re There, comes God, I Know You’re Good, a delightful children’s book about introducing kids to God’s love, presence, and goodness through the world around us.

    From picnics to ocean waves to the kindness of a friend, all good things are gifts from God. God, I Know You’re Good shows babies, toddlers, and preschoolers how to recognize God’s loving presence all around them–and in them!

    Written from the perspective of a child, God, I Know You’re Good helps little ones realize how we can find God’s goodness in fuzzy caterpillars, play dates, parades, and stars. With imaginative, whimsical illustrations from Shane Crampton, this board book:
    *Is ideal for ages 0-4
    *Includes thoughtful, read-aloud-friendly rhymes
    *Is a great gift for a baby shower, baptism, Christmas, or Easter
    *Travels easily, is small enough to fit in a child’s lap, and is a perfect bedtime read

    With words and pictures that describe God’s presence in a way that kids can understand, God, I Know You’re Good is a beautiful reminder to each of us that we can see the goodness of God’s love every time we look around us.

    This book is in the God, I Know series.

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  • Twirl

    $16.99

    This simply delightful story from watercolor artist Emily Lex encourages children (ages 4-8) to become exactly who God created them to be, living freely and lightly for Him.

    The birds sang their songs and the bees buzzed and the sweet scent of wildflowers filled the air. And Audrey and her friends twirled with all their hearts, freely and lightly, just the way God made them.

    Each of us have been exquisitely designed by God to receive his love and reflect it in our own one-of-a-kind, never-ever-to-be-duplicated way. Help your children celebrate their specialness as you share this sweet story about a girl who discovers the truth of who God made her to be, with a little help from her adorable animal friends.

    Featuring original writing and watercolors from popular author and artist Emily Lex, Twirl is sure to become a family reading time favorite and a great way to dive in to deeper conversations with your kids about their unique place in God’s creation.

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  • Clever Cub Welcomes Baby Jesus

    $5.99

    Clever Cub is a curious little bear who LOVES to cuddle up with the Bible and learn about God.

    On a starry night, Mama Bear and Clever Cub imagine what it would have been like to welcome baby Jesus to the world.

    This engaging picture book:
    *Tells the story of Jesus’ birth from Luke 2.
    *Helps children ages 3-6 anticipate the excitement of Jesus’ arrival.
    *Is ideal for Advent read-alouds or a stocking stuffer on Christmas morning.
    *Includes questions about the story’s theme and ideas for learning more in the Bible.

    Clever Cub Welcomes Baby Jesus is part of the delightful Clever Cub children’s book series. Also check out Clever Cub Explores God’s Creation, Clever Cub Sings to God, and Clever Cub Gives Thanks to God.

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  • Clever Cub Gives Thanks To God

    $5.99

    Clever Cub is a curious little bear who LOVES to cuddle up with the Bible and learn about God.

    Clever Cub wants to give thanks to God but doesn’t know how. So Mama Bear tells the story of Peter and John healing a man-a man who then gave thanks to God in a wonderful way!
    This engaging picture book:
    *Teaches children ages 3-6 the joy of showing gratitude to God.
    *Uses fun storytelling and colorful images to tell the story of God’s healing in Acts 3.
    *Includes questions about the story’s theme and ideas for learning more in the Bible.

    Clever Cub Gives Thanks to God is part of the delightful Clever Cub children’s book series. Also check out Clever Cub Welcomes Baby Jesus, Clever Cub Explores God’s Creation, and Clever Cub Sings to God.

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  • Clever Cub Sings To God

    $5.99

    Clever Cub is a curious little bear who LOVES to cuddle up with the Bible and learn about God.

    God, You are amazing! As Clever Cub takes a walk in the forest and the fields and the mountains, he can’t help but sing praises to God for all the incredible things God has made!
    This engaging picture book:
    *Shares the worshipful words of Psalm 104.
    *Helps children ages 3-6 learn the joy of praising God with song.
    *Is a wonderful way to introduce young readers to praying and singing the psalms.
    *Includes questions about the story’s theme and ideas for learning more in the Bible.

    Clever Cub Sings to God is part of the delightful Clever Cub children’s book series. Also check out Clever Cub Welcomes Baby Jesus, Clever Cub Explores God’s Creation, and Clever Cub Gives Thanks to God.

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  • Clever Cub Explores Gods Creation

    $5.99

    Clever Cub is a curious little bear who LOVES to cuddle up with the Bible and learn about God.

    Clever Cub snuggles up with Mama Bear on a dark night as she tells him how God filled the empty world with life. Follow along as Clever Cub learns about how God created sky, water, mountains, beaches-and clever cubs like him!

    This engaging picture book:
    *Celebrates the story of Creation in Genesis 1.
    *Helps children ages 3-6 enjoy the wonder and purpose of God’s design.
    *Includes questions about the story’s theme and ideas for learning more in the Bible.

    Clever Cub Explores God’s Creation is part of the delightful Clever Cub children’s book series. Also check out Clever Cub Welcomes Baby Jesus, Clever Cub Sings to God, and Clever Cub Gives Thanks to God.

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  • Living As Gods Girl

    $12.99

    The fruit of the Spirit listed in Galatians 5-love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control-gives tween girls a great guide for godly living. Author Wynter Pitts shows girls ages 8-12 how to cultivate these traits and thrive spiritually.

    The character traits known as the fruit of the Spirit grow and bloom in our lives as a result of a vibrant relationship with God, talking to Him, and studying His Word. Your daughter can develop that kind of vibrant spiritual life when she says yes to following God.

    Wynter Pitts, the mother of four daughters, speaks to your child as a trusted friend or mentor would, teaching her and encouraging her. With interactive questions and helpful Scripture verses to memorize, your daughter will grow in her knowledge of the fruit of the Spirit and become the girl God created her to be.

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  • World Is Awake For Little Ones

    $9.99

    This joyful journey through an ordinary day inspires children to be thankful for all of God’s blessings that surround them. From blooming flowers in the backyard to the roaring animals at the zoo … the world is awake!

    Written by ABC News correspondent and bestselling author Linsey Davis and paired with lush, whimsical illustrations by Lucy Fleming, The World Is Awake for Little Ones: A Celebration of Everyday Blessings is a lyrical walk through a day filled with love as seen through the magnificent world of our Creator. Engaging and uplifting, this board book reminds young children they are safely cradled in the hands of God, surrounded by all his wonderful blessings.

    This is the day the Lord has made. A butterfly floats through the sun and the shade, while dragonflies flit past the flowers and trees and grasshoppers hop in the soft morning breeze.

    The World Is Awake:

    *Combines ABC News correspondent Linsey Davis’s lyrical rhymes with Lucy Fleming’s whimsical art

    *Is an inspiring and reassuring story for boys and girls about being thankful for the everyday blessings that surround them

    *Is the perfect read-aloud board book for young kids

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  • Pugtato Babysits The Snouts

    $17.99

    Giggle-inducing text. Enchanting illustrations. Unique and loveable characters. Join Pugtato as he takes on the job of babysitting the Brussels Snouts, who in their playful way teach him that no matter how small you are, you can still do big, adventurous things.

    Pugtato thinks babysitting will be easy … how much trouble can baby Brussels Snouts get into? But as the day unfolds, the rambunctious little Snouts decide to show Pugtato they are not little babies, and prove that size doesn’t matter when it comes to having lots of fun with your good spuddies.

    Pugtato Babysits the Snouts features:
    *A hilarious mashup of pet and vegetable characters by the inimitable illustrator Sophie Corrigan

    *Delightful, read-aloud text perfect for kids 4-8

    *An eye-catching cover with spot gloss and embossing

    If you enjoyed Pugtato Babysits the Snouts, check out these other Pugtato books: Pugtato Finds a Thing and Pugtato, Let’s Be Best Spuddies

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  • Hockey Every Day Every Way

    $12.99

    Hockey Every Day, Every Way, the third book in the Drop the Cup series, is inspired by Lila, a real-life hockey player with cerebral palsy who also happens to be one of the fastest skaters on ice. When her family moves to Hockeytown, USA, right before Valentine’s Day, she’s afraid she won’t fit in, but her fellow hockey players make her feel right at home.

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  • Hooray For Hockey Day

    $12.99

    Hooray for Hockey Day continues the story of brothers Blaine and Cullen, and their love of ice hockey, while introducing new characters like Ann, who also has Down syndrome like Blaine, and Aiden, a hockey player with one leg. The kids decide to write to their governor to make Hockey Day a state holiday–and succeed beyond their wildest dreams.

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  • Its Hockey Season

    $12.99

    It’s Hockey Season tells the tale of two brothers, Blaine and Cullen, who love ice hockey and each other. Cullen is the all-star team captain and his brother Blaine, who has Down syndrome, is the team manager. Blaine is clearly the unsung hero of the team; his leadership and unselfish actions speak louder than words. Young readers are able to learn respect and a better understanding for the challenges individuals with special needs face on a daily basis.

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  • Birds Of The Air

    $14.99

    Set against the historical backdrop of Jesus’ baptism, Birds of the Air is a fictional tale about where true value and worth lie. In this beautifully illustrated picture book, several birds hear the news that God’s Spirit will descend on Jesus in the form of a bird, but no one knows which bird. Immediately, they begin to compare themselves, boasting about why each should be God’s symbol-the peacock for his beauty, the eagle for his strength, and the parrot for his smarts. But the dove, the least impressive bird of all, has more in common with Jesus than the other birds realize.

    Told in thoughtful prose with a traditional, fable-like quality, Birds of the Air will capture the imaginations of children, ages 4-8, emphasizing that God sees the hidden value in each of us and chooses the least likely among us for His great purposes.

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  • O In Hope

    $18.00

    What do an orangutan, an ostrich, an orange, and the ocean all have in common? They all begin with the letter O! But other words also have an O–words like mouth or moon or wow, and even the word hope.

    Combining a joyful poem from the much-celebrated poet Luci Shaw with playful cut-paper art created by Ned Bustard, The O in Hope helps us experience the goodness of God’s gifts of hope and love. This delightful book can be enjoyed by children and the adults who read with them. Also included is a note from the author to encourage further conversation about the content. Discover IVP Kids and share with children the things that matter to God!

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  • Girl With Big Big Questions

    $17.99

    Why can’t people live on the moon?

    Can I be president when I grow up?

    What makes a person good?

    These are just some of the questions that bubble forth from one little girl with twinkling eyes and a curious mind. When the girl finds that her big questions make some people uncomfortable, she stops. But then she learns that her questions can solve problems and that asking questions is how we learn and grow.

    Celebrate the spirit of curiosity and the joy of learning with this lively picture book about a persistent girl and her quest for knowledge.

    From the author and illustrator of The Boy with Big, Big Feelings.

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  • Big Bear Was Not The Same

    $17.99

    One scary day can change everything . . .

    Little Bear loves the woods, his home, and going on adventures with his best friend, Big Bear. Big Bear is so big and strong and brave. He always protects Little Bear and helps him feel safe. Then something scary happens to Big Bear. He’s caught in a forest fire. Even after he escapes and is safe, Little Bear can tell that Big Bear is not the same. He runs, roars, or freezes in fear when ordinary things happen in the woods that remind him of that traumatic day. How can Little Bear’s big, strong, brave friend be so scared now? And how can Little Bear be a good friend?

    In Big Bear Was Not the Same, Joanna Rowland, author of the bestelling book The Memory Box, gently introduces young readers to the common feelings of fear, anxiety, and anger that can follow a traumatic event, and shows them how to have empathy and compassion for themselves and for loved ones experiencing the effects of trauma.

    Includes backmatter written by a family therapist with information on how to talk about trauma with children.

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  • Biggest Best Light

    $16.99

    Children ages four to seven will discover that the biggest, best light is God’s love and how walking in it protects them from sin’s harmful shadows. Equally important, they will be encouraged to shine God’s light on others.

    Using imagery children will understand, this creative and colorful picture book vividly explains how all people were created in God’s image and explores the far-reaching implications of that truth. If we all bear God’s image, we are all equally important and loved, regardless of our color, culture, or background. We also carry the light of God’s love inside of us, a pure and perfect light that dispels the shadows created by sin.

    The Biggest, Best Light is a valuable tool parents can use to initiate meaningful conversations with their young children about sin, sanctity of life, equality, and our purpose as God’s light bearers.

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  • Bear With Me

    $17.99

    What do you do with a bear who won’t leave? When a bear comes to stay, no one expects him to stay too long! But his arrival changes everything, from sleeping to shopping to hanging out with friends. If even dinosaurs and math problems can’t drive him away, what are you supposed to do?

    Featuring quirky, energetic illustrations, this amusing tale suggests we can learn to live with even the most unbearable company.

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  • Black And White

    $17.99

    Black and White are so different-how can they ever get along? When White wants to explore the world, Black would rather hide under the bed. When White wants everything neat and clean, Black would rather splatter everywhere. But when Black and White work together, they can go on the most amazing adventures…

    Perfect for teaching colors and opposites, Black and White is an imaginative exploration of the joys of diversity.

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  • I Can Help

    $17.99

    When Ms. Underwood asks if anyone wants to help Kyle, Zahra always volunteers. She loves spending time with Kyle-he’s creative and generous, and he makes the funniest jokes at lunch. But when Zahra’s other classmates start teasing her for helping him, she starts making choices she regrets.

    I Can Help is a gentle, sensitive portrayal of reaching out, facing peer pressure, and learning from past mistakes. With thoughtful storytelling and poignant illustrations, this book will open discussions about choosing kindness in the classroom and beyond.

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  • Roger And His Rabbit Tale

    $10.95

    After Mother buys a book about rabbits at a secondhand store, Roger enjoys looking at the glossy pictures. There are lop-eared, gray rabbits; black-and-white rabbits with perky ears; rabbits with dewlaps-all kinds of rabbits-but surely all would be soft, furry, and fun to play with. In fact, they are so fascinating that Roger wouldn’t mind having one of each kind!

    Father and Mother remind Roger that rabbits are not only fun, but also a certain amount of work. And Roger must prove himself responsible before Father will buy rabbits for him.

    In the weeks that follow, Roger discovers how hard it is to break habits of carelessness and irresponsibility. Will he ever reach his goal?

    A sequel to Paper Playmates.

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  • Clubhouse : Open The Door To Limitless Adventure

    $16.99

    This celebration of the power of imagination will remind children young and old of the unlimited possibility and potential of creative play.

    When you were young, what did you dream of doing? Riding high atop a dragon? Hurtling through space on a rocket ship? Unearthing an island treasure? Sailing on a shimmering sea?

    Sibling storytellers Nathan and Joy Clarkson (children of bestselling author and educator Sally Clarkson) invite you and your kids to hang out with them in the clubhouse, a place of boundless creativity where the only limit is your own imagination. Follow along with a fictional boy and girl who turn their play structure into an airplane, a submarine, a cave, a castle, and so much more!

    This timeless tale dedicated to the simple, oft-forgotten pleasures of imaginative play will awake wonder in your children and inspire them to dream up their own big adventures!

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  • Finding Your Place In Gods Great Story For Kids

    $14.99

    By breaking the Bible up into eight easy-to-understand sections, children ages nine to twelve will see God’s Word as one complete story and discover their role in it.

    From Genesis to Revelation, God has a story to tell: He created us so he could know and love us, and because he knew we wouldn’t be able to love and obey him perfectly, he sent his son to die for us so that we could spend eternity with him.

    Introducing children to the major themes and key characters in the Bible, Finding Your Place in G od’s Great Story for Kids will help tweens better understand the gospel message and how to apply it to their lives. They will also begin to see the narrative threads that run throughout the Bible and gain a deeper appreciation of God’s Word and his immeasurable love for them.

    Perfect for parents, grandparents, youth pastors, and Sunday school teachers to share with tweens, this book will strengthen children’s faith and increase their knowledge of the Bible and God.

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  • Love Is

    $17.99

    First Corinthians 13 has become one of the most beloved passages from scripture, telling readers young and old how powerful and necessary the gift of love is in our lives.

    Love Is brings the text of 1 Corinthians 13 to life in a unique and fresh perspective. Readers see, through the beautiful, nature-filled illustrations from critically acclaimed artist Paola Escobar, that from beginning to end and through good times and challenging ones, love is a constant positive force in the lives of those touched by it. This giftable picture book is perfect for reading aloud to someone you love.

    Love Is:
    *Will appeal to parents and grandparents of children ages 4-8
    *Draws directly from the New International Reader’s Version of the Holy Bible
    *Features stunning illustrations by artist Paola Escobar
    *Perfect for Valentine’s Day giving, anniversaries, and engagement or wedding gifts
    *Is a jacketed hardcover and features lovely foil accents on the cover

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  • Little Pilgrims Progress Illustrated Edition

    $29.99

    A classic work of literature, adapted for children and beautifully illustrated.

    Perceiving the need for a simpler version of a timeless classic, Helen Taylor faithfully adapted John Bunyan’s allegory of the Christian life, The Pilgrim’s Progress, for young readers-hoping to bring its treasury of wisdom nearer to children’s hearts and minds. That version has sold over 800,000 copies! It preserves the original plotlines of Bunyan’s classic while telling the story of Little Christian and Christiana in a way that kids can understand.

    In this fresh, imaginative new edition, award-winning illustrator Joe Sutphin portrays the characters of Bunyan’s tale as furry creatures living in a woodland realm. Children will delight in the lavish illustrations, reading alongside their parents or interacting on their own with the timeless words and beautiful imagery that they discover on every page.

    This book will help children see the trials and triumphs of faithfulness with fresh eyes, leading them to declare along with Christian, I am going to the King!

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  • Bellas Recipe For Success

    $17.99

    If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. Bella wants to find out what she’s good at. But she quits everything she (barely) tries because she’s a disaster at it. Her somersaults are like clumsy jirafas rolling downhill, her piano playing like elephant feet. When she decides to learn how to bake with her wise old abuela, her first attempt at dulce de leche frosting looks like scaly cocodrilo skin. She must learn it’s okay to try again or she won’t be good at anything. Peppered with Spanish vocabulary and set in an intergenerational Latinx home, Bella’s Recipe for Success will show all kids the value of practicing to learn a new skill, and that it’s okay to make mistakes along the way. A recipe for Polvorones con Dulce de Leche is included at the back of the book so kids can have fun making their own.

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  • Nasreddine

    $9.99

    It’s time to go to market, so Nasreddine loads up the donkey and sets off with his father. But when onlookers criticize his father for riding while Nasreddine walks, the boy is ashamed. The following week, Nasreddine persuades his father to walk, and let him ride – but then people criticize the boy for making his father walk! No matter what Nasreddine tries, it seems that someone always finds something to disapprove of.

    Nasreddine is a legendary character popular in stories told throughout the Middle East, and this clever story will bring him to a new audience. Accompanied by stunning artwork, this tale offers a gentle reminder to readers that it isn’t always necessary to listen to the world’s criticisms.

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  • Berenstain Bears Bears On Time

    $3.99

    Encourages children that doing your best to keep your word and be on time is not only the polite thing to do, it’s also the right thing to do in this inspiring story from the Berenstain Bears Living Lights collection.

    The Bear family is a busy family. They have lots to do like getting to school and soccer practice and music lessons and the grocery store. They have to go to the doctor, the dentist, the vet, the barber, and even the beauty parlor every now and then.

    The trouble is, everyone is always running late.

    The family gathers around the Storybook Bible and learns a powerful lesson from Jonah, giving them a renewed purpose and focus. Inspired by the good advice from the Bible, Papa Bear comes up with a lateness plan … but will the rest of the Bear family stick with it?

    The Berenstain Bears Bears on Time:
    *Is an inspiring book from the bestselling The Berenstain Bears brand
    *Gently encourages children 4-8 to think about their own manners and etiquette
    *Is a welcome addition to the popular Zonderkidz Living Lights series with over 10 million copies sold since 2008

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  • Anxious For Nothing For Young Readers

    $15.99

    Written for kids ages 8-12, this Bible-based book draws on content from Max Lucado’s bestselling book Anxious for Nothing to help young people overcome the anxiety and pressures of today’s world and come to a deeper understanding of God’s constant, loving presence.

    In this chaotic age of social media, packed schedules, and an increasing awareness of the world’s problems, it’s normal for young people to feel overwhelmed sometimes. But the good news of the gospel has not changed. This encouraging, let’s-start-now book is the perfect tool to help tweens take control of their feelings and choose to focus on God’s truth.

    This much-needed book adapts content from You Are Not Alone as well as from Anxious for Nothing, which has sold over 900,000 copies. With the warmth and authenticity that has made him a beloved pastor and writer, Max Lucado offers young readers:
    *biblical hope and powerful strategies to help them flourish under the mounting struggles of the middle grade years
    *encouragement that God is near, He cares, and He listens
    *truths to claim for themselves in difficult moments
    *practical ways to work through their worries and rely on God’s faithfulness

    This special edition of Anxious for Nothing also includes:
    *a note to kids from the author
    *age-appropriate application questions and activities that guide kids in Christ-focused mindfulness
    *callouts and infographics featuring key verses, facts, and takeaways
    *sidebars addressing technology-related stress

    Practical, motivating, and biblically grounded, Anxious for Nothing (Young Readers Edition) is a timely book for any tween who sometimes feels overwhelmed, lonely, or anxious, or who simply wants to know more of God’s abundant joy and peace.

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  • Hand To Hold

    $12.99

    This heartwarming picture book reassures children that a parent’s love never lets go–based on the poignant lyrics of JJ Heller’s beloved lullaby Hand to Hold.

    May the living light inside you be the compass as you go /
    May you always know you have my hand to hold.

    With delightful illustrations and an engaging rhyme scheme, this book offers the promise of security and love every child’s heart longs to know. From skipping stones and counting stars to climbing trees and telling stories, every moment is wrapped snugly in the certain warmth of a parent’s presence and God’s blessing. With poignancy and joy, this bedtime read captures the unconditional love parents want their children to know but so often fail to express amid the chaos of daily life.

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  • Incredible Power Of Gods Word

    $16.99

    Young readers will discover just how powerful God’s Word is in this hardcover collection of Scripture and encouragement, newly adapted from #1 New York Times best-selling author Joyce Meyer’s The Secret Power of Speaking God’s Word

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  • Penguin And Moose Brave The Night

    $16.99

    Best friends Penguin and Moose are back in this charming picture book about facing a fear of the dark.

    Penguin’s excited to go to his first sleepover at his friend Moose’s house! But Moose doesn’t use a nightlight, and Penguin is afraid of the dark. To protect himself from the things that go bump in the night, Penguin prepares with an array of tactics and tools, including a slingshot, a football helmet, and bug spray. But when nothing works to chase Penguin’s fears away, Moose shares his own trick: remembering that God is always with him. Written by best-selling author Hannah C. Hall, this second book in the charming Penguin & Moose series is the perfect bedtime story to reassure scaredy-penguins everywhere.

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  • Gods Always Loving You

    $7.99

    Remind little ones that God will always be there to love, support, and comfort them–no matter the situation–with this uplifting, reassuring board book.

    This powerful little book is filled to the brim with hope and comfort. Simple, child-friendly verse outlines relatable moments of crisis, uncertainty, and fear common to a child’s life, and asks who helps us in each of those scenarios. God, that’s who is the reliable answer, forming a pattern kids will quickly pick up on. Each answer reinforces the book’s deeply comforting message: God is always there for us. He loves us, He knows us, and He cares about our needs.

    As they listen to the book and look at the reassuring illustrations, little ones will learn that they can lean on God when they are upset or frightened, or anytime at all.

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  • Night Baafore The First Day Of School

    $17.99

    The sheep won’t let Bo sleep in this hilarious tale of what can go wrong when the sheep you count run amok the night before the first day of school.

    Anxious for the first day of school, Bo just wants to fall asleep so he’ll be ready for the day. But when he tries counting sheep, the sheep get bored and scatter, and chaos ensues: Sheep 5 snags a lunch bag and makes a strange creature. 6 swallows the apple Bo picked for his teacher. Sheep 7 grips scissors, and piece after piece, she snips and she clips, and she trims the flock’s fleece. Children can count along with Bo as he finds the 10 mischievous sheep misbehaving throughout the house. With a house full of sheep and a mess to clean, will Bo get enough sleep before his big day?

    With 10 out-of-control sheep and the beleaguered Bo, this action-packed story will provide comic relief for anyone who might be a little nervous about the first day of school.

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  • Teachers Pet : A Mutzphey And Milo Adventure

    $14.99

    Mutzphey and Milo couldn’t be more excited – It’s their turn to take Molly the Parrot, the classroom pet, home for the weekend! Their teacher, Mrs. Lang is counting on them. Are they up for the task? Will they rise to the occasion or fowl things up?

    The action starts as soon as the Friday afternoon school bell rings. Before they know it, the two friends can’t find Molly! Thinking they’ve lost her forever, they scramble to come up with a solution before Monday morning.

    Join Mutzphey, Milo, and Molly on this entertaining, great adventure that all ages are sure to enjoy!

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  • Imago Dei : Little Seminary’s Guide To The Image Of God

    $9.99

    This colorful and creative board book explains to little ones in simple terms how each of us is made in God’s image and therefore all equally worthy of love and respect.

    Each one of us is specially imprinted with the Imago Dei, the image of God. This board book, part of the Little Seminary series for little ones, explores the many ways we reflect God’s image and are His representatives here on earth. And because we are each a reflection of God, children will learn that people of all types and backgrounds are to be treated with equal love and kindness.

    Coupled with vibrant illustrations that will capture kids’ imaginations, Imago Dei will help kids begin to see their place in God’s plan for humanity, build positive self-image, and open young eyes to the bigger world around them.

    The Little Seminary series for children ages infant to four introduces little ones to complex theological concepts in a simple yet biblically accurate way, moving them closer toward a working knowledge of Christianity and a lifelong relationship with Jesus.

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  • Trinity : Little Seminary’s Guide To The Father, Son, And Holy Spirit

    $9.99

    This colorful and creative board book explains the complexities of the trinity in simple and accurate terms that will help little ones get to know God.

    The Trinity-the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit-can be a difficult concept for adults to grasp, let alone children. This board book, part of the Little Seminary series for little ones, explores the three persons of God, explaining how each is fully God, how they each have different roles, and how they perfectly love each other, just as God perfectly loves us.

    Coupled with vibrant illustrations that will capture kids’ imaginations, the Trinity familiarizes children with the threefold nature of God and brings them one step closer to a future relationship with Jesus.

    The Little Seminary series for children ages infant to four introduces little ones to complex theological concepts in a simple yet biblically accurate way, moving them closer toward a working knowledge of Christianity and a lifelong relationship with Jesus.

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  • Different A Great Thing To Be

    $11.99

    This joyful rhyming book encourages children to value the different in all people, leading the way to a kinder world in which the differences in all of us are celebrated and embraced.

    Macy is a girl who’s a lot like you and me, but she’s also quite different, which is a great thing to be. With kindness, grace, and bravery, Macy finds her place in the world, bringing beauty and laughter wherever she goes and leading others to find delight in the unique design of every person.

    Children are naturally aware of the differences they encounter in everyday life and relationships. They just need to be given tools to understand and appreciate what makes us different, permission to ask questions about it, and eyes to see and celebrate it in themselves as well as in those around them.

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  • Hello From Here

    $7.99

    Show the little ones in your life that distance and separation can’t stop us from sharing a special hello with those we love.

    It’s difficult to be separated from those we love, and sometimes it’s hard to feel connected when we can’t be together in person.

    This board book helps fill that need to connect, with a simple message: I’m still here, even though I’m not right there beside you. A series of scenarios depicts a narrator employing various forms of communication–from video calls and letters to dolphin-messengers and skywriting–to say a simple hello to someone far away.

    Exploring the idea of connecting over distance, whether it’s through a pane of glass or across a continent, this book delivers its earnest message in a lighthearted way, engaging children’s imaginations in thinking of delightful new ways to say hello. The book will remind them that they are loved by those they can’t always see. Instead of emphasizing what we can’t do when we’re apart, this book takes a positive view and makes a game out of finding new ways we can communicate.

    Reassuring and imaginative, this board book fills a growing need to reach out and connect with one another.

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  • My Big Little Girl

    $16.99

    Follow along on a journey of a dad’s love for his daughter, from the first time he holds her in his arms to the day he has to let her go. The elegant illustrations combined with the beautiful words written by Greg Pope make this picture book the perfect present for any dad or daughter, young or old. Every little girl grows up, but no little girl ever outgrows the need for her dad.

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  • 1 Minute Gratitude Journal

    $9.99

    Kids will discover how to cultivate a spirit of thankfulness through the 1-Minute Gratitude Journal, an interactive guide to helping children reflect on the good in every day and appreciate the positive things in their lives.

    From giggly playdates to favorite meals to family game night, kids have a lot to enjoy in the world around them. With its interactive elements and kid-friendly layout, the 1-Minute Gratitude Journal helps children explore their feelings and focus on life’s blessings–a daily practice that will provide benefits for years to come. In fact, scientific research shows that children who practice an attitude of gratitude experience tremendous physical and psychological benefits, including:
    *Higher levels of happiness and self-esteem
    *Reduced anxiety
    *Better sleep
    *A greater ability to empathize with others
    *Even a stronger immune system!

    But the greatest benefit of practicing gratitude is the habit of recognizing God’s goodness from a young age. That’s why the 85 entries in the 1-Minute Gratitude Journal include:
    *Fun and easy prompts to help kids name three things they’re thankful for
    *Bible verses that remind kids of God’s goodness
    *Space to draw favorites (a special moment from the day, a beloved family member, etc.)*Activities to share thankfulness with others
    *Prayers to thank God for every good thing

    The 1-Minute Gratitude Journal can spark joy-filled conversations with your child at bedtime or as a family around the dinner table as your young reader shares his or her reflections.

    Cultivating a spirit of gratitude is one of the best ways for kids to develop into strong and happy adults. This practical and engaging guide will strengthen your child’s spiritual and mental well-being–and yours too!

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  • Moon Speaks

    $9.99

    Children love exploring the world around them-studying the flowers, playing in the dirt, and marveling at the clouds. The Moon Speaks, a poetic bedtime board book, shows that behind the creation children love so much stands the God who loves them even more. God speaks to us through the trees, telling of His strength. He speaks to us through the sun, telling of His glory. He speaks to us through the stars, telling of His infinity. Everywhere we look, God speaks!

    This book’s steady and soothing text provides a calming, worshipful experience for children right before they fall asleep:

    The moon speaks.

    Shining so bright,
    Mirroring light.
    Ruling the night.

    Isn’t it beautiful?

    The moon.
    The moon.
    The beautiful moon.

    The Moon Speaks will help young children understand that creation is telling us something: God is there, God made the world and us, and God wants us to know Him!

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  • What Is God Like

    $17.99

    The late, beloved Rachel Held Evans answers many children’s first question about God in this gorgeous picture book, fully realized by her friend Matthew Paul Turner, the bestselling author of When God Made You.

    Children who are introduced to God, through attending church or having loved ones who speak often about God, often have a lot of questions, including this ever-popular one: What is God like? The late Rachel Held Evans loved the Bible and loved showing God’s love through the words and pictures found in that ancient text. Through these pictures from the Bible, children see that God is like a shepherd, God is like a star, God is like a gardener, God is like the wind, and more. God is a comforter and support.

    And whenever a child is unsure, What is God Like? encourages young hearts to think about what makes you feel safe, what makes you feel loved, and what makes you feel brave. That’s what God is like.

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  • Fiona Helps A Friend

    $18.99

    Join Fiona, everyone’s favorite hippo, and her lovable animal friends as they try to help Matilda find her missing laugh. This fun and whimsical follow-up to the New York Times bestselling Fiona the Hippo is the perfect read-aloud for fans of Fiona (and hippos) everywhere!

    Fiona cannot figure out why the zoo seems so quiet as she wanders around, saying hello to all her friends. When she realizes she hasn’t heard Matilda the Kookaburra’s laughter in a while, Fiona and the other animals set out to find the missing laugh-and run right into a wonderful box of lost and found items. Their search turns into a dress-up party filled with laughter-and a great idea on how to get Matilda’s laugh back!

    Fiona Helps a Friend teaches children:
    *About friendship, helping others, and the power of laughter
    *Love and support from others can make a big difference

    This adorable picture book is great for readers ages 4-8 and includes:
    *Art by New York Times bestselling artist Richard Cowdrey (Fiona the Hippo, Bad Dog, Marley)
    *A unique cover that shimmers and shines with foil and gloss on the cover

    Check out other titles in the Fiona the Hippo series: Fiona the Hippo, Fiona, It’s Bedtime, and A Very Fiona Christmas.

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  • When I Hold You

    $9.99

    Many new mothers are overwhelmed with the love they feel for their children-an experience they cannot quite put into words. Where does such all-encompassing emotion come from? Directly from the heart of God! With lyrical rhyme and Scripture throughout, When I Hold You is a gentle, joyful, celebratory poem that draws the comparison between a mother’s bond with her child and the nurturing love God has for us.

    A perfect gift for any new or existing mother, When I Hold You captures the universal experience of a mother’s love for her children. As children listen to the words, they will relish the reminder of both God’s and their mother’s abiding love for them. Both mother and child will be invited to worship their heavenly Father, whose everlasting love sustains us.

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  • Julius And Macy

    $17.99

    An enchanting woodland tale about bravery and friendship from a debut author-illustrator.

    Julius and Macy like to play heroes. Julius pretends he’s the defender of the forest, while Macy has a quieter strength. When their snack disappears one night, they decide to track down the only one who could have taken it–the Night Goblin. They both have to be brave in their own ways, and they ultimately discover that the real thief isn’t anything like they imagined.

    With its endearing characters, this gently told tale reminds us that we each have courage within us and that kindness can make all the difference.

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  • Bears Bicycle

    $17.99

    Porcupine, Doe, Squirrel, and Bear discover they all learn in different ways in this tale of perseverance and friendship.

    Our woodland friends from Porcupine’s Pie are back, and Summer Scoot, the big community bike ride, is right around the corner!
    Bear, Porcupine, Doe, and Squirrel all eagerly prepare for the festival on wheels. But even after studying every book on bikes he can find, Bear still struggles to get the hang of riding. While he is on his way to the library for a new book, his friends teach Bear that everyone learns in different ways, and by practicing together, they will all master riding their bikes. In this follow-up book to Porcupine’s Pie, the woodland friends inspire each other in a tale of practice, perseverance, and friendship. A final spread features tips from one of Bear’s books: bike safety, caring for your bike, and fun ways to decorate it!

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  • Monsters Like Us

    $17.99

    Monsters may look and act scary, but deep down they’re not so different from you and me. They talk and giggle, they read and clean their rooms, and they have ENORMOUS chompers for…eating ice cream!

    This humorous book will have kids giggling and turning the pages as they discover that monsters aren’t so scary after all–and discover their own inner monster!

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  • What Do You Say To A Dragon

    $14.99

    A young boy wakes from a nightmare about a scary dragon and comes to his parents for comfort. Instead of responding with answers that can feel dismissive to a child such as, It isn’t real. Don’t be afraid, his parents’ reply models for moms and dads how to have healthy, healing discussions with their children that include phrases such as, I hear what you are telling me, and it sounds scary. Instead of denying fear, kids will learn to face it head on and to stand up to things that scare them when appropriate.

    What Do You Say to a Dragon? is a whimsical book that empowers children to express their emotions and use their imaginations to change the power dynamic of anxiety while also giving parents a healthy approach to helping their kids face fears.

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