The Story of Easter: Read and Share - eBook  -     By: Gwen Ellis
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The Story of Easter: Read and Share - eBook

Thomas Nelson / 2008 / ePub

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Product Description

Read this simple retelling of the Easter story and share the joy of Christ's gift with your little ones! Drawing from Gwen Ellis' popular Read and Share Bible, this retelling of the Easter story is explained in a way that helps young children understand the life, death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus. The bright illustrations and easy-to-understand text trace Jesus' journey from his triumphant entry into Jerusalem to his glorious ascension. Children will discover what an amazing gift Jesus gave us on Easter! Recommended for ages 3 to 7.

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Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: Thomas Nelson
Publication Date: 2008
ISBN: 9781418578190
ISBN-13: 9781418578190
Availability: In Stock
Series: Read and Share

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From the Read and Share Bible brand, this retelling of the Easter story is explained in a way that helps young children understand the life, death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus.

The story of Christ's last week is carefully told in a way that teaches children about the amazing gift Jesus gave us. Events include His triumphant entry into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday through His appearance to the disciples and His ascension.

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  1. 5 Stars Out Of 5
    April 16, 2010
    Beverly Wiezorek
    This review was written for Read and Share: The Story of Easter.
    This is one of the best Easter books out there. They divide the Easter Story up into smaller segments and they touch on many things from Bible that aren't usually in other books.
  2. 5 Stars Out Of 5
    March 12, 2010
    Shelley
    This review was written for Read and Share: The Story of Easter.
    The Story of Easter is a children's book that tells the Easter story from Jesus's triumphal entry into Jerusalem at Passover through His ascension. The book is divided into short two-page sections; each of these is colorfully illustrated and includes a comprehension question to help children think more deeply about the story. The book comes with a short DVD that follows the Biblical account into the the early church period. The book and DVD are suited for preschool and early elementary children. My five-year-old and two-year-old both enjoyed both the book and the DVD, and I appreciated the fact that both the book and DVD contain details of the Biblical account that aren't always found in children's materials. Ellis writes the story in an engaging manner, and I liked how the questions make the children think about what they're hearing. I thought it was a great book!Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book free from Thomas Nelson Publishers as part of their BookSneeze.com book review bloggers program. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commissions 16 CFR, Part 255.
  3. midwest
    Age: 35-44
    Gender: female
    4 Stars Out Of 5
    March 12, 2010
    shannon
    midwest
    Age: 35-44
    Gender: female
    This review was written for Read and Share: The Story of Easter.
    The book is divided into a different section of the Easter story with a quick 2 page story and readings listed under the title. A simple question is included at the end of each story. The have a activity at the end of the book that checks to see how much your child remembers about the Easter Story as a whole. DVD offers even more printables and activities.Thank you Thomas Nelson for providing me with a complimentary copy of this book
  4. GA
    Age: 25-34
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    March 9, 2010
    alidanelle
    GA
    Age: 25-34
    Gender: female
    This review was written for Read and Share: The Story of Easter.
    The Story of Easter Story Retold by Gwen EllisIllustrated by Steve SmallmanThe Story of Easter is an excellent telling of Easter for children. The book starts with Jesus sending his disciples to get the donkey He would ride into Jerusalem and goes through to His ascension into heaven. Each section is titled and has the corresponding Scripture references. There is also a question or statement at the end of each section to read to your child to help with discussion. The sections are illustrated and at the end of the book the child can look at two pages with the same illustrations from the story, but mixed up and point to show the correct order of the story. There is also a DVD included titled Six Stories from the Life of Jesus.I thought this was a great book. I would definitely buy it as a gift for children. Im not sure what age this is written for, but I think most children ages 2-8 would enjoy it. I plan to keep this book for my son.http://www.thomasnelson.com/consumer/product_detail.asp?sku=1400314615&title=Read_and_Share:_The_Story_of_Easter&author=Gwen_Ellis
  5. Canada
    Age: 25-34
    Gender: female
    4 Stars Out Of 5
    March 5, 2010
    Tracy
    Canada
    Age: 25-34
    Gender: female
    This review was written for Read and Share: The Story of Easter.
    I loved the simplicty and straightforwardness (is that even a word? lol) of this book. As someone who works with children I was so excited to review this, and knew that the kids would love it too!The day we got it in the mail the children (I have a day home) I was watching all gathered around once they saw it was a children's book. For the most part the book really kept their attention, and they very much liked looking at the pictures in the book. I found towards the end their attention started to waiver a bit, but then again, the kids were in the 2-3 year old range, so i suspect that the book may have been a little over their heads for the most part. However I loved this book as well, and it'll be keeping a place on the family book shelf for years to come!I highly recommend this especially for people with young children, a great tool in teaching them the Gospel!
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