Bible Stories Coloring Book

Bible Stories Coloring Book

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ISBN: 9780486206233
Grades: K-6

Category Description for Dover Bible Coloring Books:

Bring some spiritual value to your child's coloring with these great coloring books. The Bible Stories book is really cool because it includes fascinating woodcuts to color from the 1479 Cologne Bible. Forty-six detailed pictures to color are included and the stories (which are all from the Old Testament) are given beneath each illustration in a simple and straightforward way. Women of the Bible is more of a traditional coloring book, with 30 illustrations of scenes from the Bible that feature women, both good and bad. A few sentences under each picture tell about the featured woman. Both of these coloring books are great options for introducing your children to Biblical stories and characters while providing some coloring fun. ~ Rachel




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Primary Subject
Games, Puzzles & Toys
Grade Start
K
Grade End
6
ISBN
9780486206233
EAN
800759206230
Binding
Trade Paper
Pages
48
Edition
Illustrated
Language
English
Series Title
Dover Coloring Bks.
Audience
Juvenile
Format
Softcover Book
Brand Name
Dover Publications
Weight
0.3 (lbs.)
Dimensions
11.0" x 8.25" x 0.12"
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The art is beautiful. I was looking for a coloring book because I am giving one sister the coloring book about horses and wanted to find something that would be equally treasured by her younger sister.
User on Apr 1, 2018
The art is beautiful. I was looking for a coloring book because I am giving one sister the coloring book about horses and wanted to find something that would be equally treasured by her younger sister.
User on Apr 1, 2018
Inexpensive Bible Activites to keep youngest busy during school
User on Feb 1, 2018
Inexpensive Bible Activites to keep youngest busy during school
User on Feb 1, 2018
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wonderful illustrations but disappointing that they are so small.
The illustrations are interesting and beautiful and there are a lot of them. They are worth the book.

However, the illustrations are usually less than half of each page which is a shame since often the copy does not fill the rest of the page. This makes the details pretty small to color without a sharpened instrument like a colored pencil or an ultra-fine tipped marker. Because of the reduced size, the lines of some of the woodcuts are quite close together with very little space for the coloring to show through.

The woodcuts are wide and horizontal in shape and perhaps should have been printed on the page from side to side the long way with the bound spine of the book on the short side. They could have been larger altogether and the copy could have taken a much smaller space across the bottom.

One benefit of the smaller size illustrations could be that it is easier to finish the coloring?

The Bible stories were quite cursory, more synopsis than story. If using this book with a child, it would probably be good to supplement what is given here. Some of the stories are disturbing, like Japheth sacrificing his daughter. And of course the illustrations show Cain killing Abel, rebellious Israelites being swallowed up in an earthquake or dying of poisonous snake bites, children being eaten by bears, Absalom being stabbed by David's soldiers--not the usual coloring book fare! The art is so stylized that it does not have the same graphic effect as a realistic drawing--but still..

Not sure why this is recommended as a kindergarten coloring book.
April 10, 2018
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