2010 ALA Notable Award

The Jesus Storybook Bible Deluxe Edition was recognized in the category of recordings for children 14 years of age and younger of especially commendable quality that demonstrate respect for young people’s intelligence and imagination; exhibit venturesome creativity; and reflect and encourage the interests of children and young adolescents in exemplary ways.
Award Category: Children’s Recordings

 
Mom's Choice Awards 2010

Mom’s Choice Awards – January 26, 2010
Honoring excellence in family-friendly media, products and services.
Award Category: Children’s Picture Book Religion & Spirituality

 
The Gospel Coalition Blog

The Jesus Storybook Bible is, in my opinion, one of the best resources available to help both children and adults see the Jesus-centered story line of the Bible... Read the full post here: What the Bible Is Not
- Tullian Tchividjian serves as the Senior Pastor of Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Fort Lauderdale, FL.

 
ReThinkMission.org's The Best Books Right Now

Finding the most insightful, inspiring, helpful books out of all the many that get pushed our way is not easy.
So I took a Twitter poll – mostly from pastoral types (you) – on the best books that you had read in the past six months. I got a lot of great responses, but a handful of books surfaced to the top.
The Jesus Storybook Bible - Sally Lloyd-Jones
It seems as if tons of adults have been inspired by this book written for kids. I concur with one user who said, “I read it with my kids, but it never fails to impact me as well.” Find your love sparked again for the One whose name every story whispers. View the original post.

 
2007 Gold Moonbeam Award

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Oct. 18, 2007 – Winners for the first annual Moonbeam Children's Book Awards were announced this week, and three titles from Zonderkidz, the children’s division of Zondervan, were selected from among 862 entries submitted by authors and publishers in 45 U.S. states, six Canadian provinces, and seven countries.
Gold Moonbeam Award: The Jesus Storybook Bible (Sally Lloyd-Jones, illustrated by Jago) in the religion/spirituality category.
To read the full press release, visit here.

 
2009 NAPPA Award Winner

The Jesus Storybook Bible Deluxe Edition, written by Sally Lloyd-Jones, illustrated by Jago, and narrated by British Emmy award-winning actor David Suchet, is an Honors Award winner in the 2009 NAPPA Children’s Products Storytelling & Audio Books category.
The Jesus Storybook Bible Deluxe Edition invites children to discover—through full-color illustrations and three read-along CDs—that Jesus is at the center of God’s great story of salvation and at the center of their story, too. The beautifully crafted deluxe edition allows readers to experience all the emotion and drama of the Bible as award-winning actor David Suchet’s narration brings this storybook Bible to life. For more information, visit here.

 
USA Today

"Sure, we want Leif to understand obedience, repentance and forgiveness. But we're more concerned that he get to know Jesus is the grand arc of the Bible story. We're like a lot of young parents who don't want to be talked down to. We're not afraid of encountering theology. We want to be intellectually and spiritually engaged when we read to Leif."
Their choice is one of the newest collections, The Jesus Storybook Bible:Every Story Whispers His Name. Author Sally Lloyd-Jones presents Bible stories back to Adam and Eve as foreshadowing the coming of Jesus Christ — the way many Christians read the Bible as adults. Read the entire USA Today article here.

 
Christianity Today

The Jesus Storybook Bible: Every Story Whispers His Name disproves the adage that you can't judge a book by its cover. Jago's award-winning cover art is a foretaste of the whimsically insightful and richly colored drawings that await you on every one of the book's 351 pages. The illustrations alone are worth the price of the book....Jago the illustrator, and Sally Lloyd-Jones the author, are a good pair. She brings the same creativity and sense of humor to her telling of the Bible's stories....But Lloyd-Jones's writing isn't cutesy. She has a grasp of the profound. How does one explain to a child the agony of Jesus in Gethsemane, and his prayer of surrender to his Father? Lloyd-Jones does it as well as any biblical commentator....Read the entire Christianity Today article here.

 
More to Life Magazine

The Jesus Storybook Bible is unlike any other storybook. True, that’s to be expected when you combine the mesmerizing illustrations of Jago and the award-winning writing of Sally Lloyd-Jones, a Brit with an uncanny knack for storytelling. Not only is each story as vividly illustrated as it is portrayed, but also each tale is telling one Big Story—the Story of Jesus. Even the Old Testament stories of ‘The young hero and the horrible giant’ and ‘Daniel and the scary sleepover’ come full circle to Jesus, the greatest Hero, King, Lover and Rescuer the world has ever known.

 
Dr Tim Keller, Redeemer, NY, NY

"I would urge not just families with young children to get this book, but every Christian--from pew warmers, to ministry leaders, seminarians and even theologians! Sally Lloyd-Jones has captured the heart of what it means to find Christ in all the scriptures, and has made clear even to little children that all God's revelation has been about Jesus from the beginning--a truth not all that commonly recognized even among the very learned."

 
Kathy Keller, Redeemer, NY, NY

Sally Lloyd-Jones, a Redeemer member for many years, has done a wondrous thing. She has captured the plot line of redemption in a children's story Bible that sings the praise of Jesus and his saving grace on every page, in every story. Most children's books of Bible stories are little more than a Christianized version of Aesop's fables, or at best, a Christian adventure cartoon.

 

 
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