Item description for Matt's Fantastic Electronic Compusonic (Kregel Kidzone) by Jeanne Gowen Dennis & Jeannie St John Taylor...
Overview What will happen when Matt's fantastic electronic Compusonic video game takes over his lfie? It takes a crunch-time decision for Matt to toss his Compusonic game, deciding that it's not good to let anything come before God or his real life. The wonderful rhyme and rhythm will pull each reader into this delightful story about priorities.
Wonderful rhyme and rhythm will pull the reader into this delightful story about priorities. Matt, the star of his baseball team, receives a pocket-size electronic game for his birthday. Immediately, the fantasy game makes him forget about everything else . . . even his cake. For the rest of the weekend, Matt thinks of nothing but his Compusonic. It even invades his dreams. He can't pay attention in church and his lunch blurs into the game. By the time the championship game begins on Monday afternoon, Matt is hopelessly lost in the world of his Compusonic . . . and playing baseball rather hopelessly as a result. It takes a crunchtime decision for Matt to decide that he prefers real adventures with his friends and that it's not good to let anything come before God in his life.Uses familiar and realistic ideas stretched just a touch to be absolutely hilarious Shows kids what happens when our priorities get out of orderFabulous, original illustrations
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Studio: Kregel Kidzone
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 10.38" Width: 8.22" Height: 0.32" Weight: 0.76 lbs.
Release Date Mar 22, 2004
Grade Level Grade School
Series Kregel Kidzone
ISBN 0825426952 ISBN13 9780825426957
Availability 0 units. This item is restricted to one per order.
More About Jeanne Gowen Dennis & Jeannie St John Taylor
An award-winning author and national speaker, Jeanne Gowen Dennis partners with Christian families to equip the next generation to hold fast to faith. She has published many books, articles, stories, illustrations, and greeting cards, and has been interviewed on national television and radio stations throughout the country. She is a wife, mother, grandmother, and veteran homeschooler.
Reviews - What do customers think about Matt's Fantastic Electronic Compusonic?
Teaches children what matters most in life Jun 29, 2004
Children's books that teach children lessons are a perfect venue for opening up discussions about many things. One book, titled "Matt's Fantastic Electronic Compusonic," deals with bad habits, and addictive behaviors in children.
The story begins with a boy named Matt, who receives a computer game as a birthday gift. Matt enjoys playing this game so much, that he begins taking it everywhere with him. In fact, he chooses to play it instead of spending time with his friends and participating in other events. In the end, Matt kicks his bad habit and learns what matters most in his life.
MyParenTime.com recommends this book -- the illustrations are large and colorful, and do a good job of complementing this rhyming story. The book has a religious theme that conveys the message that bad habits (addictive behaviors) should not take the place of God in a child's life.
Great book helps kids establish priorities May 13, 2004
Today's kids are bombarded on a daily basis with "entertainment" options, most of which involve some type of screen. In the new book Matt's Fantastic Electronic Compusonic, the main character Matt faces a big decision about how he wants to spend his time. This 32 page hardcover book, released in April 2004 by Kregel publications, features eye catching illustrations by Jeannie St. John Taylor which really help convey the pace of the story.
Matt receives his awesome new "Compusonic" hand held game as a birthday gift, and it swiftly takes over his life. As Matt struggles with the choice of game vs. friends, he comes to the conclusion that nothing should come before God. The action that leads up to this ultimate choice leaves young readers caught up in the story line and concurring with the end result.
Matt's Fantastic Electronic Compusonic is aimed at readers ages four through eight years of age, but my twelve year old son read the book to his nine year old brother and both were thoroughly engaged in the story. If you have a house filled with screens and monitors, this book is a must read for your family!