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44 pages
Feb 2011
Crossway Books

God Is Great: A Toddler's Bible Storybook

by Carolyn Larsen

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From Genesis through to the Great Commission, God is Great presents 17 well-known Bible stories in a way which is guaranteed to delight and enlighten a little one’s heart. The wording is clear and at toddler level. The sentences will attract the older siblings to read to the small ones. From the frog who sits on Adam’s head to Jesus holding the world, bright, simple, truly story-telling illustrations trail across the bottom of one page to fill the facing page.

Author of Girls Only Devotions, as well as dramatist and speaker, Carolyn Larsen knows how to tell a story that will intrigue little ears. Cross-stitch pattern maker and noted illustrator, Caron Turk did the pictures for both The Little Boys and The Little Girls Bible Storybook. In God is Great, Turk provides the right illustrations for each Bible story. (Be sure to look for the animals Turk includes in each illustration.) God is Great will fit nicely on a lap already occupied by a little person. It also opens out nicely for holding up for a group to see the illustrations as it is read aloud. Highly recommended. – Donna Eggett,

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In God Is Great, Carolyn Larsen and illustrator Caron Turk provide a wonderful resource for children ages five and under by presenting seventeen Bible stories in an understandable and fun way. In simple language, Larsen describes what God has done in the story of our world, beginning with the creation account and moving through the Great Commission. As children learn about the ways in which God has shown his greatness in the past, they will also learn about his character and how he is still great today.

“God Makes Everything,” “God Protects Daniel,” “Jesus Feeds the 5,000,” and “Jesus Dies, But Not Forever!” are only a few of the stories that will captivate young readers. Beautiful illustrations by veteran illustrator Caron Turk accompany each story. Parents, grandparents, and teachers will find God Is Great to be a valuable tool for teaching young children.