From the Back Cover
In this revised edition of The NIV Adventure Bible, kids 8-12 will discover the treasure of Gods Word. Filled with great adventures and exciting features, The NIV Adventure Bible opens a fresh new encounter with Scripture for kids, especially at a time when they are trying to develop their own ideas and opinions independent of their parents. Designed to spark curiosity, look for these in-text features: ? "Life in Bible Times" helps kids understand what it was like to live in Bible times. For visual stimulation, each box includes a color picture. ? "People in Bible Times" helps readers to sort out Zechariah from Zephaniah, Jehoshaphat from Joash. ? "Words to Treasure" highlights popular Bible verses for kids to memorize. ? "Did You Know?" points out many of the interesting facts and figures found in the Bible. ? "Lets Live It!" suggests activities, such as acting out a story or drawing a cartoon to reinforce the Bible lessons. ? Dictionary/concordance for those tricky words. In addition to these great features, check out the Book Introductions for basic facts about each book of the Bible (who wrote it, where it took place, and why it was written), and full-color pages throughout with more interesting information about the Bible and what it means to be a Christian. With all these great components, no wonder The NIV Adventure Bible is one of Americas best-selling classics2-million in printnow updated and improved for ages 8-12!
About the Author
Lawrence O. Richards is currently a full-time author and speaker. He has written over 200 Christian books, including commentaries on every book of the Bible and Zondervan bestselling Adventure Bible and Teen Study Bible, which he did with his wife, Sue. 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.