Children’s Books by Christian Authors

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Carolyn R. Wilker

Connie Gibson

Fetch the Goodness

Glynis Belec

Irish Beth Maddock

Janis Cox

Jennifer Brannon

Joanne Belgrave

Kimberley Payne

Lynette Koch

Maria I. Morgan

Pamela A. Taylor

Ruth Smith Meyer

Sally Meadows

Sherry Carnahan

Wanda Vincent

Yaa Serwaa Somuah

Janis Cox

Tadeo Turtle by Janis Cox
Tadeo Turtle

For ages birth to 7

US Amazon Tadeo Turtle
Canada Amazon Tadeo Turtle

Tadeo (TAHD-ay-OH) Turtle longs to be different. Through an adventure find out how Tadeo learns to accept how God created him. There are activities in the back of the book. Author’s website: www.janiscox.com. Author’s Amazon page:

Tadeo Turtle Extended Activities by Janis Cox

Children's Books

For ages 2 – 7

Canada Amazon Tadeo Turtle Extended Activities

US Amazon Tadeo Turtle Extended Activities

As a companion book for Tadeo, there are over 30 pages of activities across the curriculum, Math, Science, Physical Education, Art, Language Arts, and Music. Lots of ideas for parents, grandparents and homeschoolers.

The Kingdom of Thrim by Janis Cox

For ages 5 and up

US Amazon The Kingdom of Thrim
Canada Amazon The Kingdom of Thrim

Yoj is a happy doll maker from the Kingdom of Thrim. He makes a quick life decision without consulting God and travels too far from home. Follow his adventure of rediscovery. Watercolour picture book for ages 5 and up.

Here are a few things your children will learn: To use the gifts God has given them. To listen to God. To make wise decisions by not rushing ahead of God. That money isn’t the way to happiness. The importance of friendships. Beauty, colour and nature are important to our world. Each person has a gift that will honour God.

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Sally Meadows

The Two Trees by Sally Meadows

Children's Books

For ages 5-9

Bookstore: The Two Trees

Amazon: The Two Trees

Jaxon’s older brother Syd is smart, REALLY smart. But all Jaxon wants is someone to play with. When Jaxon sees Syd having trouble interacting with other kids, he is torn between loyalty to his brother and the frustration of having a sibling who is “different.” A poignant story that gives a glimpse into the challenges of having a child with high-functioning autism in the family.

Beneath That Star by Sally Meadows

Children's Books

For ages 5-9

To buy: Beneath That Star

E-book: Amazon

Saray longs to be a shepherd just like her three older brothers. But when God speaks to her in a dream to look out for and follow the bright star, what she finds underneath it is of far greater value than anything she could have ever imagined. Finalist for the 2016 Best Book Awards Children’s Religious category, and based on her song “Beneath That Star” found on her Christmas CD Red & White.

The Underdog Duckling by Sally Meadows

Children's Authors

For ages: 5-9

Bookstore: The Underdog Duckling

Amazon:  The Underdog Duckling

When Quinn’s mom gets sick and Quinn has to go live with his grandfather in the big city, a nearby pond becomes a place of comfort and peace for him. But when Quinn spots a duckling all on its own, his own feeling of not belonging bubbles to the surface. How will Quinn get through this time when everything seems so upside down? Winner of the 2019 The Words Awards Children’s Book. Shortlisted for the 2020 Saskatchewan Book Awards.

When Sleeping Birds Fly: 365 Amazing Facts About The Animal Kingdom by Sally Meadows

Children's Books

For ages 8 and up

Bookstore:  When Sleeping Birds Fly

Amazon: When Sleeping Birds Fly

What tiny creatures make their nest with their own bodies? Which animals greet each other by sticking their fingers up each other’s nose? What animal shows a surprising talent for playing video games? Find out the answer to these questions and much more in this exciting collection of amazing facts about the animal kingdom. Shortlisted for the 2019 The Word Awards Children’s Book.

When Crocodiles Cry: 365 More Amazing Facts About The Animal Kingdom by Sally Meadows

Children's Books

For ages 8 and up
Bookstore:  When Crocodiles Cry

What newborn mammal fits into a teaspoon but can grow as tall as a human adult? What creature has magnetic teeth? What kind of fish can climb trees? Find out the answers to these questions and many more in the newest collection of jaw-dropping animal facts from the author of When Sleeping Birds Fly. You won’t believe what you’ll read! Shortlisted for the 2020 The Word Awards Children’s Book.

It’s about a little girl who decides she is not going to daycare and sets plans in motion to stay home. Look out for what happens next.

Go, Go, Go! ABC – A Fun-Filled Alphabet Book by Joanne Belgrave

Children's Books

Website: Go, Go, Go! ABC

Amazon: Go, Go, Go! ABC

It’s an A – Z book with lots of fun ways to teach children their alphabet. Each letter is written as a zany combination of words, fun illustrations and learning games.

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Irish Beth Maddock

The Great Carp Escape by Irish Beth Maddock

Children's books

For ages 4-9

Amazon: The Great Carp Escape

For further information: Email Irish

An award-winning Fish “Tail” Based on a true Story… Tadpoles, clams, and minnows —Wow! For siblings Beth and Paul, growing up on a lake is fun… until they’re startled by a “fishy” find along the shoreline. When they discover the scaly, moustached carp, they become afraid.  With guidance from their father, will Beth and Paul be able to overcome their apprehensions about the carp and help save them before it’s too late? An allegory of the sacrifice of Jesus. That no matter how ugly we may feel, Jesus lives to guide us all from dead water into the living waters of life. How we are all truly fish out of water without His redeeming love and acceptance.

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Wanda Vincent

Grumpy-bumpy Bob’s Great Day by Wanda Vincent

Children's Books

For ages 2-7

Bookstore: Grumpy-bumpy Bob’s Great Day

Amazon: Grumpy-bumpy Bob’s Great Day

Have you ever been grumpy? There is no one grumpier than Grumpy-bumpy Bob! But one day he is in for a joy-filled surprise. Come along and join the fun to see what makes Grumpy-bumpy Bob’s day so great.

“Grumpy-bumpy Bob’s Great Day is a delightful story that uses imaginative and rhyming words. It’s sure to be a hit with your child! It’s a fun and catchy story with a heart-warming story.” ~ Tricia Trumbull

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Kimberley Payne

Animals of the Bible by Kimberley Payne

children's books

For ages 6-9

Amazon: Animals of the Bible

Animals of the Bible is the second book in the Science & Faith Matters series. It’s an entertaining and educational introduction to animals and their Bible stories. Did you know that lions can go five days without drinking water? Did you know that animals take part in the stories of characters such as David, John the Baptist, and Joseph? Learn more about lions and other creatures found in the Bible – all part of God’s marvelous creation. It’s ideal for 6-9-year-olds, for home or school use and classroom sharing in grades 1-3 to supplement the Life Sciences Curriculum on Animal Life.

Trees of the Bible by Kimberley Payne

Children's Books

For ages 7-9

Amazon: Trees of the Bible

Trees of the Bible is the first book in the Science & Faith Matters series. It’s an entertaining and educational introduction to trees and their Bible stories. Inside its pages, you’ll find: Bible stories told from the viewpoint of the tree Fast facts to help identify the specific tree Challenging questions to support each story Glossary and “People of the Bible” sections Project suggestions to enhance your learning This engaging and instructive book is a colourful introduction to the trees, leaves, and their corresponding Bible stories. It’s ideal for 7-9-year-olds, for home or school use and classroom sharing in grades 2/3 to supplement the Life Sciences Curriculum on Plant Life.

30 Super Simple Animal Crafts by Kimberley Payne

Children's Books

For ages 5 and up

Amazon: 30 Super Simple Animal Crafts

Crafting 30 different animals out of pipe cleaners, clothespins, googly eyes, and paint has never been so much fun! Delight in this fun-filled book of clear directions and pictures of easy-to-create animals from Amazing Ant to Wiggly Worm. With only a few simple supplies you can make an afternoon of fun at home, at church or at grandma’s house.

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Maria I. Morgan

Louie the Lawnmower – The Big Dig by Maria I. Morgan

Children's Books

For ages 8-10

Amazon: Louie to the Rescue

Louie and the gang are fired up about the neighborhood yard competition. But when a sarcastic shovel arrives on the scene, hurtful words cause big problems. Will the newcomer succeed in intimidating Louie and his friends? Or will her plan backfire? Join Louie and the others and discover whose words win.

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Jennifer Brannon

Missionary Kid Stories by Jennifer Brannon

Children's Books

For school-aged children

Amazon: Missionary Kid Stories

Missionary Kid Stories is a collection of six fictionalized missionary kids’ first-hand accounts of their lives. Learn where the missionary kids live, where they go to school, what languages they speak, what they like to eat, and in what ministry their parents are involved! The stories are based, in part, on past or present real missionary families. Learn about Mexico, Indonesia, France, Zimbabwe, the Philippines, and Brazil from the missionary kid’s point of view. A variety of missionary ministries are presented to inspire you to consider what talents and gifts you have, and to encourage you to think how you might serve God in missions in the future.

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Fetch the Goodness

A Day in the Life of Amy by Fetch the Goodness

Children's Books

Ages: K to 6th grade

Website: A Day in the Life of Amy

Amy is LOVED by children ages 3-12 and most especially loved by their parents. Both children and grandchildren learn so much from Amy that they hear things like, “Mommy how can I help you today?” or, “Mommy can you please pray with me?” Amy’s words help parents and grandparents to teach their children about The Goodness of God. Children everywhere are asking about God right now. Parents reach out to learn from Amy so that their entire family can understand The Goodness of God in simple terms. Amy is a perfect little guide to help them understand.

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Connie Gibson

Nana Murray Has a Farm by Connie Gibson

Children's Books

For ages 2-8

Email for information

Nana Murray has a farm and her grandson Caden loves the farm animals and loves to copy them. When Cat drinks from a bowl, Caden does too. Cade watches Pig roll in the mud, oh dear, will he copy Pig?

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Pamela A. Taylor

Daddy, Daddy! Guess What I Saw Today by  Pamela A. Taylor

Children's Books

Ages: 2-5

Amazon: Daddy, Daddy! Guess What I Saw Today

From a flock of geese to a dog on a leash, the pages of this winsome little book are filled with things we see around us every day. Pamela A. Taylor takes those everyday items and looks at them through the eyes of a child, making them seem exciting and new while also teaching children how to be grateful for the God who created them. Take a walk with Pam through the pages of this book and help your little ones see God’s hand in the beauty of life.

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Glynis Belec

Jesus Loves Me When I Dance by Glynis Belec

Children's Books

For ages 3-7

Website: Jesus Loves Me When I Dance

The sweetness and innocence of children echoes throughout the precious photo illustrations and the gentle rhythm of Jesus Loves Me When I Dance. On every page, celebrate Jesus through the eyes of a child. Whether is stripy socks, boots, or shoes with Jesus’ love we’ll never lose.

Galloping Gus by Glynis Belec

Children's Books

For ages 4 -7

Website: Galloping Gus

Galloping Gus cannot help but splash and play in the puddles much to the chagrin of Simon McGiver, his careful driver. Join Gus as he bounces along, gets into trouble a little too often and experiences the sheer joy of play. Laugh at the antics of the big yellow school bus and find out what happens when Gus says “beep beep” and pretends to sleep and imagines he’ll soon be all muddy. A little friction, a measure of forgiveness, lots of laughs and a determined big yellow bus makes Galloping Gus a delight for children to read again and again.

Hopeful Homer by Glynis Belec

Children's Books

For ages 5-7

Website: Hopeful Homer

Breakfast is always better in the barn, according to Homer. The flies are juicier. The beetles are bigger. the only problem is, Homer forgets to pay attention and before he knows it he finds himself in a pickle. Hopeful Homer will inspire children to always hope, and to never, ever give up.

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Sherry Carnahan

Molly Gets Her Wheels by Sherry Carnahan

Children's Books

For ages 4-8

Website

Amazon

Molly the Maltese wheels her way into the hearts of readers young and old in this inspirational true story of a feisty little dog with an unstoppable spirit who longs to run and chase the squirrels again after a terrible accident that leaves her paralyzed. Molly Gets Her Wheels will leave you cheering on this lovable pooch, reveling at the unstoppable force of people and animals coming together in a spirit of love to help one another achieve the seemingly impossible.

THREE-TIME AWARD-WINNING BOOK! “Heartwarming story with adorable illustrations! My students with disabilities will love this book!”

“Such a sweet and inspiring story! Along with the illustrations that had me smiling through the whole book.”

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Lynette Koch

Z the Zebra by Lynette Koch

Children's Books

For ages: 2-12

Amazon

Barnes & Noble

Z The Zebra is about a zebra born with rainbow-coloured polka dots, no stripes, that light up depending on his mood. He is not sure he likes being different and is searching for a reason why he was born like this and a purpose for these polka dots. As he takes his eyes off himself to help others he finds a purpose. His message is to let your light shine for others, use your gifts to glorify The Father.

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Ruth Smith Meyer

Tyson’s Sad Bad Day by Ruth Smith Meyer

Children's Books

For ages: 3-9

Website: Tyson’s Sad Bad Day

Amazon: Tyson’s Sad Bad Day

In this day and age with so many suffering from cancer and other diseases, it isn’t always grandparents and older people who die. It is my hope that this book will help ease frank discussions and provide the means of comfort on a child’s level that will help both child and parent. The conclusion which Tyson reaches at the end of the book is one that brought comfort to the author at the time of her husband’s death. Test-read to children 4-8, the response was similar each time— a whispered “That is a good story.”

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Yaa Serwaa Somuah

Oh No Dole! by Yaa Serwaa Somuah

Children's Books

For ages: 5-9

Website: Oh No Dole!

The adventures of Cindy when she gets her own puppy, Dole.

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