The Sequin Sparkle and Change Bible from Tommy Nelson Bibles comes in a few different colours and translations. Pictured above is the rainbow International Children’s Bible. One of my favourite trends of late is the “mermaid” sequins that change patterns or colours depending on which way you swipe them. The cover of the Bible uses these sequins so that one way it is a cute assortment of colours and the other direction reveals a silver heart.
This children’s Bible is a new translation, the “ICB” or International Children’s Bible, which I actually rather like. It’s a genuine translation, not simply a paraphrase for children, though there are things that are shortened for clarity. Overall, it’s a good translation for the target audience, which is around 3rd grade and up.
There are cute maps in the back of the Bible and a biblical timeline towards the front. Within are multiple, easy to read articles that I found adorable and I think children will find beneficial. Over 300 significant verses are already highlighted throughout the Bible and there are verses for memorization in the back.
I think this Bible would make a good gift for a girl. In general, it’s not a bad translation and the articles are short and unbiased enough that a parent shouldn’t have to worry about what their daughter might be learning from it, but deep enough that she is learning from it.
I received a free copy of this Bible in exchange for my fair and honest review.