Kids' Corner Issue 3 2021

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KIDS’ CORNER PROMOTIONAL MAGAZINE | 2021 ISSUE 3 | CHRISTMAS | FREE

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RESOURCES TO HELP CHILDREN GROW IN FAITH

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Whistlestop tale? In ten action-packed stories, Whistlestop Tales shows us how God uses people from all over the world in his global adventure. From Iraq to Italy, Sudan to Cyprus, each tale begins with a look at a modern-day country to help ground the characters in their original context and cultures. These inspiring, but less well known, characters show the great diversity of God’s people.

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OPEN THE DOOR TO LIMITLESS ADVENTURE 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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The Clubhouse

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INSPIRING BIOGRAPHIES FOR YOUNG CHILDREN This series of beautiful hardback books explores the lives of inspiring Christian women. New to the series are the biographies of Betty Greene, who flew for the Mission Aviation Fellowship, and Gladys Aylward, who travelled all the way to China to tell people about Jesus. They can be read to young children aged 4-5, and read by children aged 6 plus. NEW

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Welcome to Kids’ Corner Another year has flown by and it’s certainly been an eventful one since the lockdown restrictions that started at Christmas 2020! Hopefully Christmas this year will return somewhat to normality and enable family celebrations of the birth of Jesus to commence once again, as we remember the

love that came down at that first Christmas - bringing hope to the world. In this edition of Kids’ Corner we have an excellent selection of books and resources, all with the aim of helping children to grow in their faith. Bible stories for all ages, will help them grasp the truth of God’s word through dynamic text and illustrations, and we have plenty of variety here. From our front cover feature - Whistlestop Tales - to our Bible stories collection on pages 8-9, and more interactive resources on p.11, these are sure to keep the children gripped and inspired as they learn about various Bible characters and their lives of faith. Of course, we also have a wide selection of Christmas books as well on pages 4-7, with activities, stories, poems, music and animation - all bringing that first Christmas alive for young and

old alike. There are plenty of stocking fillers and other gift ideas interspersed throughout these pages and we trust there will be something here for all ages, whether purchasing as a parent, grandparent, aunt, uncle, brother, sister, or as a church to give away... Please do continue to support your local Christian retailer in these tough times, and enjoy browsing. All offers in this cat alogue are valid until 31/12/ 21, while stocks last. Prices correct at tim e of going to print.

Bedtime blessings from the Bible Tonight

You Are

The Bible speaks of God’s promises of protection and rest. Read these loving affirmations and encouraging Scriptures as you tuck your little one into bed.

You Are helps you share God’s promises in a natural appealing way with little children. The delightful illustrations of parent and baby animals affirm the feeling of companionship and togetherness.

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Charming illustrations of baby animals and their parents bring a calming atmosphere and prepare your child for sleep. Creating a rhythm for peace and safety as part of the bedtime routine is proven to aid sleep for little ones.

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Each page includes a loving term of endearment, an encouraging spiritual affirmation, and a verse from Scripture to help imprint the Lord’s promises and truths on their hearts. You Are will teach your kids that they are cherished by you and by their heavenly Father.

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Christmas for young children

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Love Came Down Activity Book Love Came Down

Love Came Down Board Book

Based on one of the most famous verses in the Bible, John 3:16, this storybook will teach little ones just why Jesus came to earth as a baby. Told in a rhyming story, and beautifully illustrated, this is perfect for reading to young children.

This board book version of Love Come Down will teach little ones just why Jesus came to earth as a baby at Christmas. With simple language and short sentences, it is perfect for very young children and introduces them to the wonder of the gospel.

The Love Came Down activity book will help children to creatively engage with John 3:16 as they learn just why Jesus was born as a baby. Filled with dot-todots, colouring pages, word searches, mazes and more, there is plenty to help children creatively engage with the friendship God offers us through Jesus.

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The Christmas Star It’s a very special night for the angels of heaven. An incredibly important baby has been born, and they need to find the best and brightest star to lead travellers to him. So what will they do when very smallest star in the sky asks to play the part?

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In this delightful, full-colour picture book, children will love the story of the small, plucky star that becomes the Christmas star, and will learn that everyone can play a part in God’s story, no matter how small they are, and that everyone should be given a chance to shine.

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The Story of Christmas What a special visitor Mary has! It’s the Angel Gabriel, and he has a very important message from God. Award-winning author Alexa Tewkesbury retells the first Christmas story in timeless fashion in this delightful picture book for 3-5 year olds.

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The Story of Christmas is a picture book that will charm children and parents alike. Kids will learn about the story of Christmas in the Bible in a memorable, engaging way, and gain a new understanding of why we celebrate it each year.

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Christmas for older children

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£1.50 The Promise and the Light What if you were visited by an angel one night who told you that you were to give birth to the Son of God? How would you feel? What might you think? Written as a series of vivid and dramatic first-person accounts, The Promise and The Light tells the stories of Mary, Joseph and Zechariah as they experience the events of the first Christmas. Written in a lively and engaging style, this imaginative yet biblically faithful book will captivate children aged 8-12. Readers will be able to get inside the hearts and minds of some of the key players in the Christmas story and will appreciate the power and excitement of what happened and why it is so amazing for us today. With 25 chapters, readers may choose to read a chapter a day during Advent.

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50 Christmasiest Bible Stories Andy Robb

100 Best Christmas Poems for Children

From myth busting, to uncovering the meanings behind Christmas traditions, join a huge host of kings, busy angels and expectant mothers and learn about the One who’s at the heart of Christmas – and the Bible – Jesus!

From traditional verses by Christina Rossetti and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow to modern classics by Carol Ann Duffy, Steve Turner and Benjamin Zephaniah, this dazzling anthology of Christmas poems will delight children and adults of all ages.

Part of the award winning 50s series, writer and illustrator Andy Robb, presents Christmas Bible stories to children in an unforgettable way, with the aim of sparking in them an enthusiasm to get to know God’s Word more and more. Using colourful cartoons and his own fun style of storytelling, Andy Robb brings fifty more Bible stories to life – this time it’s all about Christmas!

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Perfect for reading aloud with all the family or for children aged 8-12 to read to themselves, there are verses that will encourage you to reflect on the Christmas themes of joy, hope and peace for all the world, while also savouring the festive fun of everything else that Christmas brings – from the opening of the first Advent window to the tidying away of all the decorations on Twelfth Night.

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Stocking fillers for all ages! Big Stickers for Little Hands: Nativity

Christmas Activities A beautifully illustrated activity book that takes children through the events of Christmas. All the events of the first Christmas are retold and illustrated in this small format paperback book with on-the-page puzzles and activities to complete.

Have fun adding the stickers, doing the activities and making a simple nativity set in this delightful Christmas book.

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A variety of puzzles are included, such as spot the difference, mazes, counting games and colouring in. Great price point makes this ideal for Sunday School prizes or gifts and ideal for church outreach activities.

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The King and the Shepherd Boy

The Story of Christmas

The king and the shepherd boy gazed above at a beautiful starlit night, The shepherd boy dozed as the Eastern king rose, for one star was unusually bright.

Follow along with the Nativity story in this sticker activity book. Big Stickers for Little Hands: Nativity guides children through the story of Christmas with simple activities, big stickers and card pressout that make a nativity scene. Each page is full of inspirational activities that are perfect for young children, and will keep them occupied in the run-up to Christmas…

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He ran to his friends with their scrolls and their pens (In truth they were Magi, not kings) “Come quick! Let us hurry! Too long have we studied! This star can mean only one thing! One thing, one thing, this star can mean only one thing!”

The story of Christmas from the angel’s announcement to Mary through the wise men’s visit. This early reader 16-page book teaches kids about the Bible and character traits.

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This imaginatively illustrated book tells the story of what happened when a poor shepherd boy and a rich king met a very special baby. Although very different, both discover that Jesus is the saviour everyone needs, no matter who they are.

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Stocking fillers for all ages! Kids’ Christmas Collection CD

Superbook: The First Christmas DVD

With 30 tracks including top Carols and Songs from church and school, this bumper collection will be enjoyed by Children of all ages, and everyone who is young at heart! Performed by the London Fox Childrens Choir. Great Value Collection with 30 tracks. Including infrequently recorded but very popular songs eg It Was On A Starry Night (Joy Webb) / Calypso Carol (Michael Perry)/ Little Donkey (Eric Boswell) / Midnight (Mark & Helen Johnson)

Join the adventure as Superbook takes Chris, Joy and Gizmo to the hills of ancient Bethlehem. Witness Mary and Joseph’s frantic search for lodging before their baby is born. Uncover a wicked plot that puts Jesus’ family in danger. Experience the wonder as a majestic choir of angels heralds the newborn King lying in a humble manger. Gather your family and get ready for an exciting journey as our heroes learn that the true meaning of Christmas is far greater than parties and presents.

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The Christmas Quest Long ago, wise men from the east spotted a new star in the heavens. They wondered, can it be? Is this star announcing the arrival of the King of the Jews? There was only one way to find out—to journey to Jerusalem! The Christmas Quest is an energetic, rhyming board book that invites children ages 2-6 to accompany the wise men and their entourage on their epic treasure hunt.

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The Christmas Quest Janet Surette

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Bible stories for all ages

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Bible Stories Every Child Should Know Kenneth N. Taylor & Jenny Brake Best-selling author Kenneth Taylor was well-known for his faithful retelling of Bible stories in a way which engaged young children. This newly illustrated collection of more than 120 Bible stories from his Classic Bible Storybook present the truths of the whole Bible in a language that is understandable for kids. Each story has 3-4 comprehension questions to help children easily grasp Biblical concepts. Reading this book will help young ones love stories of the Bible and may even help adults fall in love again with God’s Word.

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The Christian Focus Story Bible

Forgotten Bible Stories

The word of God is full of adventure, excitement and surprises. Look out for spies on a roof in Jericho and for a fiery furnace in Babylon. There’s a young boy who kills a giant, and a little girl who helps a brave soldier.

An elegantly illustrated collection of thirteen lesser-known Bible stories. Margaret McAllister imaginatively retells these tales of often-forgotten people, specially chosen for their care and compassion towards the vulnerable, and their (sometimes unexpected) strength of character.

However the most important story is the amazing truth about God’s Son, Jesus, who died on the cross for our sins and then came back to life! Read all these wonderful stories and more in this special collection for children. One simple question with each story will help young readers to engage with the text.

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Balaam, Hagar, Mephibosheth, Naboth’s Vineyard, The Widow, Naaman’s Servant, Ebedmelech, Elizabeth, Centurion, The Servants in the Courtyard, Dorcas, Barnabas, Eunice, Philemon.

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Bible stories for all ages Jonah and the Big Fish

The Friend Who Forgives

Join Jonah on an important journey as he is thrown off a boat and swallowed by a big fish! This sweet book has simple rhyming text, touch and feel areas to explore, vibrant illustrations and a prayer to share. A carryhandle makes this book perfect for little ones to read on the go!

Using simple sentences and stunning illustrations, this beautifully illustrated, 16page board book points preschoolers to Jesus, the friend who forgave Peter and who will forgive them too. In so doing, it also introduces young children to the events of the first Easter.

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Young children will learn that Jesus is the friend who forgives – again and again and again.

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More gift ideas The Incredible Power of God’s Word Joyce Meyer

Any Time, Any Place, Any Prayer

The Incredible Power of God’s Word will help children get to know God as they read his promises aloud and apply his words to their lives. Grouped by topic, each entry in the book contains Bible verses, a child-friendly interpretation of each verse, and words of comfort and encouragement from Joyce Meyer.

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Topics include God’s care and protection of his children, being kind, loving family and friends, and telling the truth. Kids will become stronger, braver, kinder, and more loving as they read God’s promises and learn to apply them in their lives.

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This beautifully illustrated Bible storybook, by Risen Motherhood cofounder Laura Wifler, takes children on a journey from the start of the Bible story to the end. From Eden and God’s presence, through the fall, redemption, and the Spirit’s presence with us now, to our presence with God in the future, God has always made a way for his people to talk with him. Children will learn a biblical understanding of prayer, why it’s amazing, and that they can enjoy talking with God about anything, anytime, anywhere.

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Colouring and Activity Book Accompanying colouring and activity book available containing 32 pages of colouring, puzzles, mazes and activities.

Safari Tales

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A long time ago Mary Weeks Millard adopted an abandoned monkey puppet from a box of odds and ends that had been put up for sale in the hospital where she worked. She named it Safari and took it with her when she travelled as a missionary to Africa, using the puppet as a way of teaching the children there about Jesus and how much He loves them. This book of short stories takes you on wild adventures where you will meet hungry crocodiles, grumpy cows, and lots and lots of monkeys!

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Nobody’s Dog This book is about a six-year-old black boy who sees a dog alone in the park and ends up adopting it. His mum is a single mum. During the story they move from an apartment to a house, enabling them to adopt the dog, with the help of a Polish neighbour. This is a heart-warming story with a happy ending, about friendship, answers to prayer and trust.

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Toys and activity books My Dot-to-Dot Activity Bible

My Word Search Activity Bible

Seventeen beloved Bible stories are each accompanied by five different dot to dot activities providing hours of entertainment and learning for children aged 4-7. Read the short stories with your children and stimulate their growing minds with activities designed just for them.

A large format activity book that helps children engage with Bible stories in a fun way. Activity time or story time? Why not both?

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Next time you’re looking for an activity, pull out My Word Search Activity Bible, and help your child learn while they play!

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Bible Story books with cuddly toy for kids Enjoy Bible stories with your favourite friend! These toy and book sets are an absolute must for busy little people. Everything they need in one sturdy box to read and play for hours, as they learn the story of Daniel in the Lion’s Den and Noah’s Ark. Each gift box contains one 24pp book and one plush toy.

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This delightful and affordable series of Bible story picture books makes reading time a faith-building adventure. Children join Clever Cub as he Welcomes Baby Jesus, Explores God’s Creation, Sings to God, and Gives Thanks to God. Questions in each book help young readers discover more about their part in God’s story.