Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Review: The First Easter Ever by:Dennis Jones

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About the Book:
A simple retelling of the Easter story, this small and affordable format paperback, The First Easter Ever is sure to be popular with young readers. Using the vibrant and popular artwork of Dennis Jones, families can share this timeless story of God s promise of everlasting love each Easter season."

About the Author:
Dennis Jones loves to draw.  His artwork can be seen in books, magazines, games, toys and Sunday school curriculum. He’s illustrated several children’s products including the Read with Me Bible and the NIrV Super Heroes Bible. Dennis lives in Indiana with his wife Karen and has two grown sons.

My Review:
 I have never read a book until now relating to a the Easter story of children at shared as much as The First Easter Ever. In the simple retelling of the Easter story it is a more expanded view and it offers this to the reader. Along with relatable illustrations as well as very simple wording you child will get the complete retelling of our Easter promise within the pages of this sweet children's book. My sons enjoyed the book and I enjoyed it because it went into a lot more detail than other books tend to do.

 It starts the Easter story at the time of Jesus' baptism, it explains that He was baptized by his cousin John. Many children are not even aware that John the Baptist was his cousin. It goes on to describe the even that took place in the garden of Gethsemane while Jesus prayed. This book is a better retelling based on the facts that it lists that are usually not available in other children's books.

 We love the book and the illustrations are perfect!

**Disclosure** This book was sent to me free of charge for my honest review from my participation on the Z Blog Squad.