10 Thoughts to Make Your Heart Sing

Several years ago, we discovered my 8 year-old niece was being bullied at school. It was heartbreaking to see how withdrawn and cowed she became. And I wished she had a book she could read before school to remind her of all the magnificent things God says about her—instead of what the bullies were saying. So… Read more »

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The Jesus Storybook Bible Lent Guide

The 2023 Lent Guide is coming soon! Subscribe to get it the moment it’s available. The Jesus Storybook Bible Lent Guide is back! And this year it is even better than ever. From the intro to the JSB Lent Guide: “’Lent’ is the time we remember God’s Secret Rescue Plan. And we make room for… Read more »

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Tiny Cedric’s Twelve Tiny Tips for New Year

Look at poor Tiny Cedric, smothered by a big falling pile of books. Is that how you feel at the start of this year? Are your resolutions tumbling down all around you? What if we headed into this new year not with a list of resolutions of all these big things we want to accomplish… Read more »

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Advent Resources for Grown Ups

Advent – the days leading up to Christmas – means “arrival.”  It is a time of preparation and reflection, as we wait for God’s great Rescuer, Emmanuel—God with us. Here are some books and music that can be helpful companions as we prepare our hearts to make room for the child born in Bethlehem. In… Read more »

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2022 Advent Kit

The JSB 2022 FREE Advent Kit is here! We’re excited to share our newly updated 2022 Jesus Storybook Bible Advent Kit. It includes: 24 printable Christmas ornaments (art by Jago) Reading plan for each day of December Christmas soundtrack Coloring pages from The Jesus Storybook Bible Coloring Book Printable memory cards Bonus ornament from Song… Read more »

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Top Hat Books

I love hats, don’t you? You can see me in a hat here. And here. And I love reading in hats, as you can see here. Some of my favourite books feature hats. In fact, I love them so much I wrote a book about them—and a friend who loves them. Who is obsessed with… Read more »

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Edible Editions

We authors don’t mind when babies eat our books. In fact, I have several edible editions (also known as board books). Skip to the Loo, illustrated by Anita Jeram The fun tale that turns toilet training into a party Shop Song of the Stars, illustrated by Allison Jay A Christmas story for your littlest loves… Read more »

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Summer Boredom Busters

Here’s a list of summer adventures to go on together — many for free and without leaving home. PS: Be sure to sign up for my newsletter for articles like this and exclusive free downloads each month. Get Outside Go on a massive treasure hunt with Geocaching Discover new walking paths or hiking trails nearby… Read more »

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Summer Books & Activities

Summer is all about adventure, and we can always go on adventures inside books. We’ve compiled our Top Summer Book Picks and suggested an activity to go along with each one. Time of Wonder by Robert McCloskey My absolute favourite. A classic story of one summer on an island in Maine. Activity: Make a paper… Read more »

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Father’s Day Book Picks

Here are ten books to celebrate the unconditional love of dads. Dads, you are amazing! Daddy Kisses by Anne Gutman and Georg Hallensleben Cuddles and kisses abound in this sweet book about baby animals snuggling with their dads. Shop Guess How Much I Love You by Sam McBratney, illustrated by Anita Jeram One of the… Read more »

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