Jesus Rose for Me Book Review

Jesus Rose for Me Book Review. Christian children’s board book. The True Story of Easter Author Jared Kennedy. Illustrator Trish Mahoney. Christian Book Reviewer Shirley Alarie.

This well-done educational story begins with a quick and clever recap of Jesus’ followers and miracles. The heart of the story follows Jesus’ journey to Jerusalem, the Last Supper, including an explanation of communion, and the passion of Christ. It falls short of a…

Earth Day Dream

Earth Day Dream is based on the Parable of the Sower/Parable of the Soils. Looking for short Bible stories for kids? Parables for Kids? Here’s the Parable of the Sower for children!

Parables for Kids A children’s Earth Day adventure based on The Parable of the Sower. Shirley Alarie’s latest children’s book begins her series based on biblical parables for children. Earth Day Dream follows the concept of the Parable of the Sower (Parable of the…

God Always Hears Book Review

God Always Hears Book Review. Christian children’s book review. Author Kelly Grettler. Christian inspiration by Shirley Alarie.

A wonderful resource for sick children or those needing surgery. What child wouldn’t be anxious and scared about being sick and needing surgery? Author Kelly Grettler and 12-year-old illustrator Solomea Kalinichenko provide a comforting story about what the child might expect. Most importantly is…

Why Do We Say Good Night? Book Review

Why Do We Say Goodnight? Book Review. Christian Children's Book Review. Author Champ Thornton. Illustrator Rommel Ruiz. Book Reviewer Shirley Alarie.

Delightful and practical bedtime story with amazing illustrations. Why Do We Say Good Night? is a short, adorable story with simple, perfect rhyme and brilliant, creative, colorful illustrations. Nighttime is scary for many children. This book tackles the issue by assuring children that God made…

The Christmas Doll Book Review

The Christmas Doll Book Review. Based on a true story from the life of Gail Saxton Miller. Christian Christmas book. Author Jason F. Wright. Christian Book Reviewer Shirley Alarie.

Nostalgic Christmas memory. New York Times best-selling author Jason F. Wright brings the true story of Gail Saxton Miller to life in the new release, The Christmas Doll. Gail’s family was struggling financially when she was a child and the children were fortunate to…

Tori Comes Out of Her Shell Book Review

Tori Comes Out of Her Shell Book Review. When You Are Lonely. Christian children nonfiction book. Editor Jayne V. Clark. Christian Children’s Book Reviewer Shirley Alarie.

Loneliness can be overcome. When the Turtle family moves to a new log, Tori’s brothers have no problem making new friends. But it’s not so easy for Tori and she tucks herself into her shell. Tori has understandable anxiety about her new school. What…

Awesome Friendship Adventures Book Review

Awesome Friendship Adventure Book Review. Author Katy Ant. Children’s Book Reviewer Shirley Alarie.

This animal adventure includes finding friendship in unlikely places. In Awesome Friendship Adventures: Return of the Golden Feather, orphaned Arthur the parrot is blessed with a special golden feather. All the other animals believe the golden feather grants their wishes, making Arthur a popular…

God Made Me Unique Book Review

God Made Me Unique Book Review. Helping Children See Value in Every Person. Joni and Friends. Christian Children’s Book Reviewer Shirley Alarie.

Accepting people’s differences. God Made Me Unique is based on the Bible verse Isaiah 64:8 “Lord, you are our Father. We are the clay. You are the potter. Your hands made all of us.” One ordinary Sunday at church, the children learn a new…

The Moon Is Always Round Book Review

The Moon is Always Round Book Review. Jonathan Gibson. Illustrator Joe Hox. Christian Children’s Book Reviewer Shirley Alarie.

God is good even when we can’t see it. Great book for lost pregnancy/miscarriage. The Moon is Always Round conveys a very important message for Christians. In times of sadness and struggle, it’s difficult to see that God is always good. By using the…

Henry Says Good-Bye Book Review

Henry Says Good-Bye Book Review. Christian children nonfiction book. Editor Edward T. Welch. Christian Children’s Book Reviewer Shirley Alarie.

Helping children handle grief and loss. Henry the hedgehog loved his pet ladybug named Lila. But after a school visit where Henry and Lila met Henry’s classmates and their pets, Lila’s spots began to fade and she passed away. Henry’s friends still had their…

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