Bibles and Bible Storybooks for Children

Here are 11 useful books for parents seeking to teach their kids the stories and message of the Bible—God's word written.



Read Aloud Bible Stories, Volumes 1-4

Ella K. Lindvall

Ages 1-4

These books simplify Bible stories so that even the youngest children can understand and appreciate them, and include a series of application questions.






The Bible in Pictures for Toddlers

Ella K. Lindvall

Ages 1-4

Seventy of the most loved stories from both the Old and New Testaments are retold in an entertaining and expressive manner.





The Big Picture Story Bible

David Helm

Ages 5+

Simple words and striking illustrations unfold the story line of God's Word and His love for the world from Genesis to Revelation. Includes an audio CD




The Beginner’s Bible


Ages 3-7

Introduce children to the stories and characters of the Bible with this best- loved Bible storybook. With vibrant art and compelling text, more than 90 Bible stories come to life.





The Rhyme Bible Storybook

L. J. Sattgast

Ages 2-5

Thirty-five Bible stories retold in rhyming verse.





The Jesus Storybook Bible

Sally Lloyd Jones

Ages 4+

The Jesus Storybook Bible invites children to join in the greatest of all adventures, to discover for themselves that Jesus is at the center of God's great story of salvation--and at the center of their own story too! Animated DVDs and audiobook also available.





A First Bible Story Book

Mary Hoffman

Ages 3-6

Thirteen stories from the Old and New Testament are retold for the very young. Illustrations throughout.






Reader’s Digest Bible for Children


Ages 5-10

The stories are simply and gently told but retain all the poetry and power of the Bible. We especially love the full page illustrations. Includes a glossary. Available used.








The Bible for Children

Murray Watts

Ages 6-12

The Bible for Children contains more than 200 Bible stories. Covering key themes of the Bible, they are faithful to the meaning and spirit of the original Scripture. The imaginative style reflects the various genres of the biblical text—riveting stories, poetry, history, and letters.





Manga Messiah


Ages 10+

Manga Messiah is a Biblically-accurate retelling of the Gospel accounts presented in the authentic Japanese Manga style. Also available in this series: Manga Mutiny (Genesis- Exodus), Manga Melech (Joshua-Kings), Manga Messengers (Prophets) and Manga Metamorphosis (Acts).





NIrV Kid’s Study Bible

Joel Tanis

Ages 6+

Written at a third grade reading level, the NIrV translation uses simple, short words and sentences that are easy for kids ages 6-10 to understand.