NIV Beautiful Word Coloring Bible for Girls – Book Review

Posted December 11, 2019 by Phyllis Helton in Blog Tours, Book Reviews, Giveaways /

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NIV Beautiful Word Coloring Bible for Girls - Book Review

NIV Beautiful Word Coloring Bible for Girls – Book Review

NIV Beautiful Word Coloring Bible for Girls: Hundreds of Verses to Color

Published by Zondervan
Publication Date October 3, 2017
Genres: Bibles
Written for: Children, Middle-School
Pages: 1472


Created especially for girls ages 8 to 12, this beautiful Bible provides ample space for young artists to express themselves through coloring and journaling.

Girls can get creative with the detailed, ready-to-color line art surrounding the hundreds of inspiring verses in the NIV Beautiful Word™ Coloring Bible for Girls. This Bible is a perfect gift for a special young girl in your life and will become a cherished keepsake full of personalized creative expressions of faith.

Features include:

Hundreds of verses illustrated in ready-to-color line artThicker white paper for enduring note-takingLined, wide margins for notes, reflections and artComplete text of the accurate, readable and clear New International Version (NIV)Easy-to-read black letter text in single-column formatLays flat in your hand or on your deskRibbon markerBeautifully designed Leathersoft-over-board cover featuring screen-printing and other cover embellishments8-point type sizeUsing the accurate, readable, and clear New International Version (NIV) text makes the Bible accessible and easy-to-read for kids. The NIV is the result of over 50 years of work by the Committee on Bible Translation, who oversee the efforts of many contributing scholars. Representing the spectrum of evangelicalism, the translators come from a wide range of denominations and various countries and continually review new research to ensure the NIV remains at the forefront of accessibility, relevance, and authority. Every NIV Bible that is purchased helps Biblica translate and give Bibles to people in need around the world.

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I received a copy of the NIV Beautiful Word Coloring Bible for Girls from Zondervan (HarperCollins Christian Publishing) for this review. This post is sponsored by Zondervan.

I really like this Bible!

It has a fun cover that has a leather-like feel yet it has a hard binding that seems like it would hold up to a little bit of abuse, which I am assuming it will get at the hands of a younger girl.

I also like the way it lays pretty flat – with as many pages as it has, though, flat is a relative term. As mentioned in the description, the paper is a little thicker than in my other Bibles and seems like it would hold up well to note taking and coloring.

The verses for coloring are well distributed throughout the Bible. The pages that do not have verses are ruled in the margins which would make it very nice for note-taking. I will note that the lines are fairly small, maybe college-ruled. Personally, I love that, though I imagine it might be a little difficult to stay in the lines for a younger child.

There are standard NIV footnotes on each of the pages but no other study guides. In fact, other than the NIV introduction, the only other “guide” is a table of weights and measures at the end. There are no maps or concordance.

Though it is designed for girls up to age 12, I can see older teens and young adults enjoying it as well. I’m actually wondering if I want one for myself! Of course, Zondervan figured that out and has several versions of the Bible for different ages.

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