Ripples of Compassion: 8 Adorable Bible Storybooks that Teach Kids Kindness
Picture books, bible short stories, rhyming poems—these are easier ways to engage young readers and be immersed in the Word of God.
With delightful stories and vibrant illustrations, these eight bible storybooks will help you teach little ones that kindness can create ripples of compassion.
1. Stories Jesus Told: Favorite Stories from the Bible
By Nick Butterworth and Mick Inkpen
This storybook contains heartwarming parables and creative illustrations that share priceless Christian values,but written with brevity and simplicity to help little ones understand better.
2. Baby’s Hug-a-Bible
By Sally Lloyd-Jones
The little book retells ten favorite Bible stories in beautiful rhyming poems that children can recite with delight.
The songs are like warm hugs to wrap the hearts of the little ones.
3. The Good Samaritan: Luke 10: 25-37 for Children (Arch Book)
By Janice Kramer and Sally Mathews
This version of the Good Samaritan highlights the “love of neighbor” written in poetic form. The story teaches kids that generosity knows no friend or enemies.
4. The One Year Devotions for Preschoolers 2: 365 Simple Devotions for the Very Young
By Carla Barnhill and Elena Kucharik
This storybook introduces Bible verses presented with adorable characters and artistic illustrations.
Well-crafted and beautifully written, this children’s book echoes the Scripture’s simple truths.
5. Dreamland: Fruits and Veggies
By Christel Decker Bresko
In the Garden of Eden, everything was in order until Eve ate the forbidden fruit. God condemned everyone—including fruits and veggies! Young ones will enjoy the unique story about the adventures of bananas, pineapples, and a whole bunch of fruits and vegetables.
6. Found: Psalm 23
By Sally Lloyd-Jones
Short and poetic, this book teaches children that Jesus, the Shepherd walks with us and believes in us— no matter the circumstance.
7. Flicker Floo: The Firefly
By I.J. Alvarez
Based on the parables taught by Jesus, Flicker Floo is a fun and exciting read for young ones to help them appreciate the value of prayer, faith, and giving glory to God.
8. My Bible Storybook (GodCounts Series)
By Mindy Macdonald
Containing colorful illustrations and simple Bible messages, this board book is perfect for introducing the Holy Scripture to young readers.