Best Children’s Christian Animal Fiction Books
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1. Hippity, Hoppity, Little Bunny (Finger Puppet Board Book for Easter Basket Stuffer Ages 0-4) (Finger Puppet Book)
Author: by Cottage Door Press
Published at: Cottage Door Press; Illustrated edition (November 27, 2018)
Look no further than Hippity, Hoppity, Little Bunny for adorable nursery rhyme books. Follow the little bunny rabbit and its adorable bird friends in this finger puppet book as they hunt for Easter eggs. Wiggle the puppet to make the bunny in the story come alive!
Boys and girls will love this board book surprise this holiday! Collect the entire series in the Finger Puppet Collection from Cottage Door Press! Play hide and seek in a fun egg hunt to entertain your boy or girl Vibrant spring illustrations keep babies and toddlers entertained The adorable built-in bunny finger puppet encourages interactive play and helps develop fine motor skills This rhyming story introduces language patterns and promotes language development for your baby or toddler A great gift to add to your kids’ Easter basket stuffers!
2. God Gave Us Easter (God Gave Us Series)
Author: by Lisa Tawn Bergren
Published at: WaterBrook; Illustrated edition (January 15, 2013)
USA TODAY AND ECPA BESTSELLER A delightful illustrated picture book for readers ages 3 and up, God Gave Us Easter features the adorable polar bear Little Cub, talking with her father and learning about God’s design for the Easter season and what it really means.
God loved us so much he wanted us to always be with him too. That’s why God knew he’d need to give us Easter. As Little Cub celebrates Easter with Papa, Mama, and her brother and sister, she begins to ask her papa questions about this very special day of the year.
Papa lovingly explains God’s plans for his children, while taking Little Cub on a memorable walk through her stunning Arctic world, and he shares how Easter came about in clear, simple terms that even the littlest cubs can understand.
3. The Donkey Who Carried a King
Author: by R.C. Sproul
Published at: Reformation Trust Publishing (March 16, 2012)
The biblical teaching that Jesus was the Suffering Servant who carried the sins of His people when He went to the cross is vividly brought home to children in The Donkey Who Carried a King, the latest children’s book from respected theologian, author, and educator Dr. R.C.Sproul.
Davey was a young donkey who was bored and unhappy because he was never given anything to do. Then one day, some strangers came to the gateand Davey’s master picked him for a very special task. Davey carried the King, Jesus, into Jerusalem.
A few days later, Davey saw some angry people making the King carry a heavy beam of wood. Davey could not understand ituntil another donkey helped him see that the King was being a Servant on behalf of His people.
The Donkey Who Carried a King offers a unique perspective on the events of Jesus’ Passion Week and calls all believers, both young and old, to follow in the footsteps of the Suffering Servant for the glory of God. Jesus was willing to leave the glories of heaven to suffer and die in this world on our behalf, so we should serve Him with all our hearts.
4. I Prayed for You
Author: by Jean Fischer
Published at: Thomas Nelson; Illustrated edition (November 3, 2015)
One of the best children’s books about love and family, I Prayed for You by Jean Fischer reveals how deep a mother’s love for her child can go. This board book is great for little ones and has sold more than 300,000 copies!
The heartwarming story follows a mother bear who prayed for her child’s arrival, then cherished and prayed for each of her baby’s firsts-from first step to first boo-boo to first day of school. I Prayed for You is just as meaningful to parents as to children.
Inside you’ll find10 rhyming prayers that show children how loved they areadorable heartwarming artglossy pages that are easy to wipe cleanThis book is perfect forboys and girls, ages 0 to 4parents who dreamed of having children, who struggled with infertility, or who became parents through surrogacy, IVF, adoption, fostering, or other meansMother’s Day, baby showers, baptisms, or adoption parties.
5. We Belong to Each Other
Author: by Liz Marie Galvan
Published at: Thomas Nelson; Illustrated edition (March 9, 2021)
Popular cozy enthusiast and blogger, Liz Marie, and her husband Jose Galvan draw on the sweet story of bringing home a lamb to White Cottage Farm to craft We Belong to Each Other, their first children’s book, which focuses on finding family.
At first, Grace feels as if she doesn’t belong because she is the only sheep at White Cottage Farm. But as she experiences the love of the other animals and of the kind man and woman and their baby, she begins to feel safe in her new home and recognizes that God provided her with a loving family.
With delightful rhyming text and cozy farm illustrations, children will learn:The affirming message that home is any place filled with loveFamilies come in all shapes and sizesHow to embrace acceptance with love and patienceWe Belong to Each Other is perfect for:Ages 4-8Readers who enjoyed Liz’s creativity and welcoming voice in Cozy White CottageBaby showers and adoption celebrations, birthdays, Gotcha Days, and weddings of blended familiesYou’ll love holding your children close as you share the heart of this book with them over and over: we belong to each other.
6. The Berenstain Bears Patience, Please (Berenstain Bears/Living Lights: A Faith Story)
Author: by Mike Berenstain
4 – 8 years
Young readers will develop an understanding of the virtues of trust and patience in this addition to the Living Lights series of Berenstain Bears books. Brother, Sister, and Honey Bear teach children how to develop patience through their gardening experience.
The Berenstain Bears Patience, Pleasepart of the popular Zonderkidz Living Lights series of booksis perfect for:Early readers, ages 4-8Reading out loud at home or in a classroomEncouraging age appropriate discussions about patience and self-controlThe Berenstain Bears Patience, Please:Features the hand-drawn artwork of the Berenstain familyContinues in the much-loved footsteps of Stan and Jan Berenstain with the Berenstain Bears series of booksIs part of one of the bestselling children’s book series ever created, with more than 250 books published and nearly 300 million copies sold to date
7. Don't Forget to Remember
Author: by Ellie Holcomb
Published at: B&H Kids (March 3, 2020)
Do you ever forget to remember what’s true? Sometimes remembering is hard to do! But in this lyrical tale, Ellie Holcomb celebrates creation’s reminders of God’s love, which surrounds us from sunrise to sunset, even on our most forgetful of days.
8. An Easter Egg Hunt for Jesus (Forest of Faith Books)
Author: by Susan Jones
Published at: Good Books; Good Books Kids edition (February 5, 2019)
The perfect book for young boys and girls to celebreate the Easter holiday, learning the meaning of Easter and the love of Jesus through a story of lovable forest animalsA quiet forest wakes up from its winter sleep. Buds blossom and trees stretch their branchesspring is here!
All the animals are excited for the season of rebirth, because it means Easter is soon to come! Little Bunny and his friends get ready for the special and important day with an Easter egg hunt. But when Little Bunny makes a mistake that makes him think he’s ruined all the fun, his friends and family come together to help him understand the meaning of Eastera celebration of Jesus’s resurrection and the new life He offers us.
An Easter Egg Hunt for Jesus features the same adorable forest creatures met in the heartwarming Christmas storybooks, A Birthday Party for Jesus and Everyone Is Invited to Christmas. Beautifully illustrated by Lee Holland, this picture book will offer young children a fun, relatable story of a little rabbit who makes a mistake and learns how disappointment can transform into hope.
9. The World Is Awake: A celebration of everyday blessings
Author: by Linsey Davis
4 – 8 years
This joyful celebration of simple pleasures will inspire children to be thankful for all of God’s blessings. Perfect for sharing at bedtime or story time, The World Is Awake gives both parents and children a sense of awe and wonder at the world around them.
Written by ABC News World News Tonight anchor and bestselling author Linsey Davis, this inspiring and diverse picture book celebrates the everyday miracles that surround us. From blooming flowers in the backyard to the roaring animals at the zoo the world is awake!
The World Is Awake:Features playful and heartwarming read-aloud rhymes from Emmy-winning ABC News anchor Linsey DavisIncludes whimsical and charming illustrations from bestselling artist Lucy FlemingIs a great read for ages 4-8 that celebrates diversity and inspires gratitude for God’s blessingsIs perfect for fans of Matthew Paul Turner and Nancy TillmanMakes a wonderful gift for birthdays, Easter, and other gift giving holidaysOther books you might enjoy from award-winning author Linsey Davis:One Big HeartStay This Way Forever
10. Little One, God Loves You
Author: by Amy Warren Hilliker
2 – 5 years
Little One, God Loves You, written by Amy Warren Hilliker and inspired by the New York Times #1 bestseller The Purpose Driven Life, is a cute and cuddly board book that shows children just how much God loves and cares about them.
Little One, God Loves You:Contains sweet, rhymed text, perfect for reading aloud and savoring at homeFeatures adorable animal illustrations that children will loveHas a simple, heartwarming message ideal for children ages 0-4Makes a wonderful gift for baptisms, Easter baskets, stocking stuffers, baby showers, and birthdaysIs perfect for fans of Nancy Tillman and Ann Whitford Paul
11. Just in Case You Ever Wonder
Author: by Max Lucado
Published at: Thomas Nelson; Illustrated edition (August 6, 2019)
This book assures children of God’s love through all their experiencesincluding during hard times such as being afraid of the dark or being bulliedand gives assurance that the parent was there when they were first born and will be with them even in heaven.
From New York Times bestselling author Max Lucado comes Just in Case You Ever Wonder, the classic children’s book that has made its way into hearts and story times around the world. This award-winning book about the love between a parent and childhas sold 1.
7 million copies, touching lives for more than 25 years;now includes new, breathtaking art from Eve Tharlet;is perfect for children ages 37; andreminds children of Jesus’ unconditional love. Whether you have treasured this classic book for years or are reading it for the first time with your little ones, this timeless reminder of the love between a parent and a childand ultimately, between God the Father and uswill come to hold a special place in your heart and home.
12. Good News! It's Easter! (Our Daily Bread for Kids Presents)
Author: by Glenys Nellist
Published at: Our Daily Bread Publishing; Illustrated edition (March 6, 2019)
There’s new life to be found! The Easter season is an exciting time of growth and reflection as both nature and our human hearts anticipate the hope of new beginnings. Through playful illustrations in nature, best-selling and award-winning author Glenys Nellist introduces children to the gift of salvation.
The whimsical rhyming stories ultimately lead to the rebirth of Christ who steps free from the cave to live and love and save! This charming board book is a delightful way to share the wonder of Easter and teach children of Jesus’s great love.
13. God Bless You and Good Night (A God Bless Book)
Author: by Hannah Hall
Baby – 4 years
God Bless You and Good Night is a bedtime story every little one will love. With over 500,000 copies sold, this classic favorite will have your kiddos excited for bedtime snuggles and storytime. The delightful rhyming story takes readers through several scenes of snuggly animals who are getting ready for bed.
This adorable board book shares:God’s blessingsHow much your little one is lovedFun bedtime rituals for parents and childrenGod Bless You and Good Night is great for children, ages 0 to 4. This bedtime classic is perfect for baptisms, baby showers, adoption parties, baby announcements, birthdays, and holiday gifting.
The book features:Adorable illustrations with a different animal duo on each spreadSweet and sometimes silly rhyming textA durable padded cover for toddlers and glossy pages that can be wiped cleanCheck out other titles in the God Bless You series: God Bless My Boo Boo, God Bless Our Baby, God Bless Our Easter, God Bless Our Christmas, God Bless Our Bedtime Prayers, and God Bless My Family.
14. Little One, God Made You Special
Author: by Amy Warren Hilliker
6 – 8 years
Little One, God Made You Special, written by Amy Warren Hilliker and inspired by the New York Times #1 bestseller The Purpose Driven Life, shows children that God made each of them special, from their bubbly laugh to their wiggly toes.
This adorable, rhymed board book is perfect for cuddling up and sharing with your little one. Little One, God Made You Special:Celebrates each child’s unique qualities and reinforces the message of God’s loveComes to life with adorable animal illustrations that children will loveContains sweet, rhymed text, perfect for reading aloud and savoring at homeIs simple and joy-filled, ideal for children ages 0-4Makes a wonderful gift for baptisms, Easter baskets, stocking stuffers, baby showers, and birthdaysIs perfect for fans of Nancy Tillman and Ann Whitford Paul
15. It Will be Okay: Trusting God Through Fear and Change (Little Seed & Little Fox)
Author: by Lysa TerKeurst
4 – 8 years
Whether we like it or not, growing up brings change. For many children, this creates fears that are sometimes real and sometimes imagined. How can kids learn that even when they face new and unfamiliar situations, they don’t have to be afraid?
Written by New York Times bestselling author Lysa TerKeurst, It Will Be Okay will help kids discover that, in the end, it really will be okay because we have a God who is good and kind and always with us.
Little Seed and Little Fox are facing changes and brand-new circumstances-and they don’t like it one bit! Through this unlikely friendship, children will discover that no matter how new or fearful their circumstances, God is always with them. This picture book is a helpful resource for children, ages 4 to 8, who:are struggling with anxiety or fearhave recently suffered the loss of a loved oneare facing bullying or are having a hard time coping with a moveThe whimsical art by Natalia Moore will put a smile on kids’ faces and put their minds at ease.
16. The First Easter (Easter Board Books)
Author: by Jesslyn DeBoer
Baby – 4 years
This egg-shaped board book is a great addition to any Easter basket, telling the story of Jesus’s resurrection through the eyes of a little lamb in a way even the youngest child can understand. The First Easter:is the ideal size for gift-giving and Easter basketshelps little ones understand what happened at the empty tombeasily fits into a travel bag for reading on the gogently instills the reason for EasterWith simple text and sweet illustrations, this board book is the perfect size for little handsand a wonderful Easter gift.
Toddlers and preschoolers will delight in the biblical story of Easter, told in engaging and age-appropriate language.