Great Christian books for Toddlers,  Preschoolers, and Parents

A Listmania! list by Anne (Baltimore, MD)
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The list author says: "One of the things I am always searching for are solid books to teach my kids that are appropriate for their age and development. Here are my favorites!"
Read Aloud Bible Stories: Vol. 4
1.  Read Aloud Bible Stories: Vol. 4 by Ella K Lindvall
The list author says:
  "All Four volumes are so wonderful!  Also, the Tell Me Stories by Ella Lindvall are the parables written for ages 1 1/2 to 4 years old.  My girls have memorized the stories.  They don't water down the truth!"
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The Bible Illustrated for Little Children
2.  The Bible Illustrated for Little Children by Ella K. Lindvall
The list author says:
  "This is an old little book that is an amazing treasure!  I used it with my daughter for PreK 4 at home as our devotions.  Each page is a little story with 3 comprehension questions.  By the end of the year, she could answer them.  It was very developmentally appropriate and so wonderful!  It is also very biblical and doesn't water down the truth!"
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Shepherding a Child's Heart
3.  Shepherding a Child's Heart by Tedd Tripp
The list author says:
  "This book is the first parenting book I would recommend to new parents!  It is really a philosophy of parenting, not a How to book.  It is so encouraging!"
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Shepherding a Child's Heart: Parent's Handbook
4.  Shepherding a Child's Heart: Parent's Handbook by Tedd Tripp
The list author says:
  "This points to the scriptures.  It has really helped me get refocused after having our third little one arrive three months ago!"
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Some people
5.  Some people by Mary Callery Carlson
The list author says:
  "This is an old book and the illustrations are dated, but it is a pearl.  My mother in law had it on her bookshelf and I picked it up.  My girls and I talk about one thing each week and I reread that page to them each week.  It explains words in language they understand like caring, kindness, obedience, etc."
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The True Princess
6.  The True Princess by Angela E. Hunt
The list author says:
  "I have struggled as a mom to find good Biblical books about princesses.  This is a treasure.  I realized that the story of Cinderella has a lot of parts that my preschooler wasn't ready for, so we substituted this book and she started calling this her "Cinderella book"."
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Prayer: Learning How to Talk to God
7.  Prayer: Learning How to Talk to God by Jeanette Groth
The list author says:
  "I love this book!  It explains prayer to young children 3-5 years old.  The book explain all of the different things we talk to God about--asking for wisdom, to praise Him, when we're thankful, etc.  I highly recommend this book!"
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Mortimer's First Garden
8.  Mortimer's First Garden by Karma Wilson
The list author says:
  "My girls and I love this book.  The story is told from the perspective of a little mouse, Mortimer, who plants a seed and watches it grow.  Mortimer realizes that God makes it grow and thanks Him for it."
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The Big Picture Story Bible
9.  The Big Picture Story Bible by David R. Helm
The list author says:
  "This Bible is a little different.  It focuses on God, rather than the people of the Bible--and the "Big Picture"--God's Promise.  It is perfect for 3 and 4 year olds."
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Read and Share Bible: Over 200 Best Loved Bible Stories (Read and Share (Tommy Nelson))
10.  Read and Share Bible: Over 200 Best Loved Bible Stories (Read and Share (Tommy Nelson)) by Gwen Ellis
The list author says:
  "I love the illustrations and that this Bible story book is very biblical.  It doesn't read into what is written in the Bible."
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Big Thoughts for Little People: ABC's to Help You Grow
11.  Big Thoughts for Little People: ABC's to Help You Grow by Kenneth Nathaniel Taylor
The list author says:
  "This is a wonderful devotional to read at bedtime with 2-5 year olds.  The questions are very appropriate for 3-4 year olds and 2 and 5 year olds can participate as well.  My children loved searching for the ladybugs in this updated version of Ken Taylor's classic book."
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