Item description for Bible Heroes & Bad Guys (Luke 2:52) by Rick Osborne, Marnie Wooding & Ed Strauss...
Overview Twenty-nine key biblical heroes and villains are shown in the midst of action-packed scenarios to teach boys how they can grow smarter, stronger, deeper, and cooler, just like Jesus did in Luke 2:52. Illustrations.
Publishers Description Courage, faith, greed, and betrayal; Get to know some real-life heroes---and their enemies: Comic book heroes and villains can be fun. But the true heroes and bad guys in this book are even more thrilling. See real battles of good against evil as the Bible s strong, faithful heroes clash with its nasty villains. It s action and adventure straight from the Bible Part of the 252 collection---based on Luke 2:52---Bible Heroes and amp; Bad Guys will make your heart pound and help you become smarter, stronger, deeper, and cooler."
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9" Width: 6" Height: 0.5" Weight: 0.45 lbs.
Release Date Sep 10, 2002
Publisher Zondervan Publishing
Grade Level Middle School
Series Luke 2:52
ISBN 0310703220 ISBN13 9780310703228 UPC 025986703226
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More About Rick Osborne, Marnie Wooding & Ed Strauss
RICK OSBORNE is a bestselling, award-winning author of both parenting and children s books. One of Rick s main goals is to create resources that help families develop loving relationships and peaceful, happy homes. Among the many children s books he s written and coauthored are, The Legend of the Christmas Tree, The Legend of the Christmas Stocking, and the 101 Questions Kids Ask About God series. These have sold millions of copies and have been translated into many languages. Rick has coauthored books with Dr. John Trent, Josh McDowell, Larry Burkett, and Dr. Gary Chapman. He helped write and produce the booklet The Most Important Story Ever Told which has had over 50 million copies distributed around the world. Find out more by visiting www.rick-osborne.com."
Rick Osborne currently resides in British Columbia.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Bible Heroes & Bad Guys?
Great for reluctant readers--especially elementary school boys Dec 14, 2005
My reluctant reader has this about memorized!! We're buying another from the series soon. Not the greatest in parent's opinion but currently son is saving it for "his own son"!!
Exciting Stuff! Jun 17, 2004
Despite a few mistakes as the previous reviewer mentioned, this book is absolutely amazing. My nine-year-old son has turned this book into a well-read, crinkled, well-loved book that he constantly reads and re-reads. Because of the addition of the verses inside, he's also turned to his Bible to continue reading more about each Hero or Bad Guy and to see what God has to say about these people. The language the authors use has enabled my son to relate to the book, to understand it, and to enjoy reading. I would recommend this to anyone (and already have!) who have boys (or even girls) who want a "cool" read while learning just how exciting the Bible really is!
Bible Heroes & Bad Guys Jun 5, 2004
Apparently this book was not proofread before going to press. I have found many mistakes and typos. One example, is on page 21 under "Bible Supercharge": the Bible reference is "Proverbs 37:3". When I wrote to the publisher about it and other mistakes, I received no response.
Another rather annoying aspect is the language used. I realize that the authors are trying to be "hip" so as to communicate on a child's level, but I found I had to stop continuously and explain to my son "what that means". We just don't talk that way, and my kids have never heard of many of the phrases used.
This book started with a good idea, but it could have been so much better. The most disappointing aspect was the apparent sloppiness and uncaring attitude of the publisher.