No Christian kid is too ever too young to get to know the Bible. This is why The Baby Bible Christmas Storybook is the perfect first glimpse of bible stories for a young child.
It begins with ‘Mary’s Secret’ where Mary finds out from the angel Gabriel that she’s going to be the Mother of God.
After that, it’s a chronology of events right up until the birth of Jesus Christ.
There is a short prayer included at the end of every story. I love this one because of the way it’s written:
Dear God, thank You for the best secret: Jesus. Amen
What’s fun is that you don’t only read from the book to your kid but both of you could engage in some fun movements to bring the stories to life! For example,
The angel told Mary a special secret.
Put your fingers on your lips: shhhh.
You and your child will not find a dull moment while reading it.
Written by Robin Currie and illustrated by Constanza Basaluzzo, it is a sturdy board book with cute, colourful graphics to keep your kid (and you!) glued to the pages till the very end. Even if your baby decides to chew on the pages, the book won’t fall to bits.
This book is a recommended read during Christmas, of course. But don’t let it stop you from picking it up at other times of the year and re-reading with your child about the events that lead up to the birth of Jesus, which is the moment celebrated by Christians worldwide every Dec 25th!
***Thanks to Audra Jennings from The B&B Media Group for sending me a review copy of this book.