Children's Books
Matt Marcinkowski

From hand to heart

Children’s Books of the Year | A Q&A with author and illustrator John Hendrix
by Janie B. Cheaney
Posted 2/14/19, 02:16 pm

Illustrator John Hendrix’s picture book Miracle Man: The Story of Jesus gathered rave reviews three years ago. This year, The Faithful Spy, an unabashedly Christian take on Dietrich Bonhoeffer, has attracted even more attention. Hendrix, a Presbyterian Church in America elder, has a secular publisher that has never made an issue of his spiritual themes. “Christians are a market, and my editor recognizes that,” he says.

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Krieg Barrie

Against the grain

Children’s Books of the Year | Our 2019 Children’s Books of the Year stand out from an increasingly troubling crowd
by Janie B. Cheaney
Posted 2/14/19, 01:42 pm

Many Bible-readers know Proverbs 22:6, which reads, “Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.” So do many publishers of children’s books, and they may not have the best interests of your child at heart.

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Story hour

Children's Books | Four recent picture books reviewed
by Susan Olasky
Posted 1/17/19, 01:57 pm

All-of-a-Kind Family Hanukkah

Emily Jenkins & Paul O. Zelinsky

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