Books by Lois Rock

THE LION FIRST BOOK OF NURSERY STORIES by Lois Rock
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2013

"Elegant it's not, but down-to-earth it is, with a high entertainment factor for reading aloud and family sharing. Storytellers should also take note. (Folklore. 5-10)"
The current emphasis on early literacy has books of nursery rhymes popping up, but collections of nursery "stories" seem to be fewer in number. This one offers a nice roundup for family enjoyment. Read full book review >
THE LION BIBLE TO KEEP FOR EVER by Lois Rock
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2013

"An excellent choice for family reading or religious education programs. (Religion. 7-13)"
The Christian Bible is skillfully summarized in 50 episodes in this accessible, illustrated interpretation. Read full book review >
ANIMAL STORIES FROM THE BIBLE by Lois Rock
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2012

"A misguided effort with some flashes of humor but far too much text. (Picture book/religion. 4-8)"
Eight animal characters from familiar Bible stories serve as narrators for this overlong collection first published in England. Read full book review >
THE LION CLASSIC PRAYER COLLECTION by Lois Rock
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2012

"Overall, a thoughtfully selected and arranged anthology, appropriate for larger library collections and church libraries as well as observant homes. (index of first lines) (Religion. 4-9)"
This attractively illustrated collection offers a traditional, comforting anthology of Christian prayers and Bible verses for children, suitable for use at home or in church programs. Read full book review >
JOURNEY INTO THE BIBLE by Lois Rock
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 15, 2011

"Though the pages seem crowded at first glance, a considerable amount of information is packed into a short volume, and the explanations of complicated history will be useful to adults teaching Bible history and interesting to young readers. (Picture book/religion. 6-10)"
This British import offers an eclectic approach to biblical stories and history with panoramic, detailed illustrations, colorful maps and sidebars with "travel tips" geared to travelers of the time period. Read full book review >
MY VERY FIRST CHRISTMAS by Lois Rock
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2006

"A glossary defines key words relating to Christmas used throughout the work. (Picture book. 3-8)"
This collection of short stories set in large type will work well for younger children as a read-aloud or for beginning readers who are ready for something longer than a standard-length easy reader. Read full book review >