Tag: Children’s books

Why Review Kids’ Books?

Beyond secular books, there is a growing number of Christian publishers. Here, too, there is variety both content and quality. Does the quality of writing do justice to the noble subjects? Are the illustrations respectful? Is the theology fuzzy?

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DePaola Delivers Christmas Treasure

There are no visible halos in DePaola’s work, but there is something decidedly reverent about the way he depicts Mary, St. Joseph, and the Christ Child. His images are uncrowded and easy to understand. The bold colors and simple lines have a unique appeal to young children. Older children can appreciate the classical, respectful visages of the holy people depicted.

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