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Overview Now kids 6-10 can share in the love for God?s Word with The Adventure Bible for Young Readers. Based on the best-selling Adventure Bible and written in the New International Reader?s Version. (NIrV: The NIV for Kids!), this new Adventure Bible is designed especially for young readers who are ready to explore the Bible on their own. "Excellent for Homeschool Use"
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.5" Width: 5.9" Height: 1.7" Weight: 2.27 lbs.
Release Date Aug 31, 2000
ISBN 0310911427 ISBN13 9780310911425 UPC 025986911423
Bible Binding: Cloth Color: Full Color Point/Type Size: 10.00 Version: NIRV Introduction: Yes - Features Introduction! Concordance: Yes - Built In Concordance Illustrations: Yes - Contains Illustrations Maps: Yes - Contains Maps Presentation Bible: Yes
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More About Lawrence O. Richards
Larry Richards taught at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois, for several years and authored textbooks in Christian education that are widely used. Now a full-time writer, he has written over one hundred books, including Expository Dictionary of Bible Word, The Teacher's Commentary and the Revell Essential Bible Dictionary. Richards has also written many devotional books for young people and adults, and authored the notes for the bestselling Adventure Bible.
SPANISH BIO: Lawrence O. Richards tiene una licenciatura en filosofia de la Universidad de Michigan, una maestria en teologia y educacion cristiana del Seminario Teologico de Dallas y un doctorado del Seminario Teologico Evangelico Garrett de la Universidad Northwestern. Es autor de unos 200 titulos en temas como la filosofia de la educacion cristiana, renovacion de la iglesia, el ministerio de ninos, ministerio de jovenes, liderazgo, grupos pequenos, y ensenanza biblica. Sus libros han sido traducidos en 24 idiomas. Richards reside en Hudson, Florida donde es participante activo en su iglesia, Hudson's First United Methodist Church.
Larry Richards was born in 1931.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Adventure Bible for Young Readers, NIrV, The?
Little Man loves his bible Jan 19, 2007
I bought this bible for my 5 year old. After much research and many trips to various book and Christian book stores, I finally settled on this bible. It's language and manner are such that a young child can read and understand the concept of God's love without "dumbing it down". It's not the children's bible of old, which usually is a regular bible with pictures in it. This bible actually contains sections about life in bible times and a synopsis of the books of the bible with a short summary about main theme of each book. There are also question and answer sections scattered thoughout that have a scripture reading assignment and then it suggests brief activities that your child can do to help realize that God is working in their lives all the time. My son especially loves the "Did you know" pieces. It's a very interactive bible, but the activities only help to strengthen the integrity of the Bible and it's teachings. This bible is exactly what I was searching for
Adventure Bible Keeps the Young Readers Attention Jan 15, 2007
Much easier for the young reader than the traditional NIV. The Young Reader translation helps to keep the child's attention and works best for family Bible reading time.
Great for kids... and their parents! Feb 18, 2006
My son enjoys us reading this version of the Bible to him and also him reading it to us. He really wants to read it so thats a huge plus and its easy to understand but will be appropriate for him for a long time, I think.
Full-Color Illustrations? Where? Jan 26, 2003
One of the main reasons we bought this Bible for our son, besides the fact that he needed a version he could read on his own, was because the jacket advertized "full-color illustrations". But this is not true. The illustrations are two-color ink, and the text is typed in a mint green---not easy on the eyes! We ended up returning this Bible to the store for a more kid-friendly Bible.
Disappointed Oct 26, 2001
I was very disappointed with the Adventure Bible for Young Readers. I purchased them for use in Sunday school, and I had to return them. Although the translation is acceptable, the "helps,""blurbs," and editorial comments were filled with misinformation and theological interpretations inconsistent with our church's theology. This Bible could probably be used in a church that is extremely conservative, but in my opinion mainstream churches will not find it palatable.