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About Janice D. Green

Janice D. Green retired as an elementary librarian to write books. She is author, illustrator, and publisher of The Creation, and The First Christmas, Bible storybooks for children. The colorful illustrations in The Creation are hand appliqued fabric pictures that have been put together to make a Bible quilt. The First Christmas, is illustrated by Violet Vandor. Janice's passion is to write about the Bible in a way that encourages people to want to know more and to read it for themselves. www.honeycombadventures.com www.biblequilts.com.

Merry Christmas

May your Christmas be blessed in every way. Last year I wrote a series of posts about the first Christmas on my blog, Bible Bites 4 Teens. Perhaps these short readings will help you to focus on the true meaning of Christmas today. You may click on the links below to read these posts. Messiah… anticipating Advent Gabriel visits Zachariah Gabriel visits Mary Mary visits Elizabeth Mary returns to NazarethJoseph’s dream Mary & Joseph travel

God’s Gift by Lee Ann Mancini, illustrated by Dan Sharp

■ God’s Gift ■ Author: Lee Ann Mancini ■ Publisher: GLM Publishing ■ ISBN-10: 0-9863-6049-x ■ ISBN-13: 978-0-9863-6049-7 ■ SRP: $16.99 ■ Reviewed By: Janice Green Rating: A book designed to help children respect and embrace their differences, Lee Ann Mancini in God’s Gift creates a delightful tale of two sea creatures who wrestle with the differences between Christmas and Hanukkah. Children will love the magical setting in the coralhood where the sea kids help decorate their caves for the holiday season. Christian, a young sea turtle,

Elijah, God’s Mighty Prophet – an “I Can Read!” book by Zonderkids

Elijah, God’s Mighty Prophet A Faith Based I Can Read! Book by Zonderkidz Paperback 32 pages Language: English ISBN 13: 978-0-310-75081-9 List price: $3.99 Reviewed By: Janice D. Green Rating:      Elijah, God’s Mighty Prophet re-tells the biblical account of Elijah’s confrontation with Ahab, one of the Kings of Israel who led the people astray by worshiping Baal. This account includes Elijah’s announcement of

Angels in the Bible Storybook by Allia Zobel Nolan

Angels in the Bible Storybook  Author: Allia Zobel Nolan Hardcover, 221 pages Language: English ISBN 13: 978-0-310-74365-1 List price: $16.99 Reviewed By: Janice D. Green Rating:      I enjoyed reading Allia Zobel Nolan’s book, Angels in the Bible Storybook. Allia Nolan is an accomplished storyteller with a talent for drawing children into her stories with rich child-like concepts and casual word choices. It is obvious from the start that Allia knows children well.