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For this month’s selection from the Tommy Mommy program at Thomas Nelson books, I was sent a copy of The Story of Jesus. Intended for children ages 0-3, this padded board book with a handle is a tiny book that packs a big punch. It tells the complete story of Jesus from birth to resurrection. If you liked The Story of Christmas, you will love this one, too.
The Story of Jesus is told in rhyming couplets and they did a great job with the rhymes. I hate poetry that is clumsy to read; this is easy & enjoyable to read out loud. The illustrations look like they were made with in a scrapbook type method, giving them a neat 3 dimensional-ish look. The pictures were bright & colorful.
Best though, was the story itself. In 20 short pages, the author does a fabulous job of hitting all the high points of Jesus’s life, including his death and resurrection, on a level appropriate for tiny children. My 3.5 year old brings me the book occasionally and my 9 month old carries it around a lot. When he pauses on a page, I read it to him. Over time, he will have gotten the whole story of Jesus in spurts of a small rhyme :).
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