Kids’ Visual Study Bible~Review

by adustyframe ~ June 25th, 2017



I was asked to review this Bible by Handlebar Press and said “sure!”

About the Bible:

The NIV Kids’ Visual Study Bible brings the Bible alive for children.The NIV Kids’ Visual Study Bible, for ages 8-12, brings the Bible to life in four-color illustrated splendor.

This study Bible includes a spectacular full-color interior featuring over 700 illustrations, photos, infographics, and maps on every page that visually represent key Bible information.

Each page also features important facts located near the relevant verse.

Intriguing facts; colorful, engaging maps; photographs; and illustrations make this a Bible they’ll want to explore.

Features:: Over 700 four-color photographs, illustrations, infographics, and maps throughout: Full-color design: Book introductions, including important facts and an image to orient the reader: One-column format with side bar study notes for ease of reading: glossy cover.


My Thoughts:

On the cover, some of the pictures are a shiny material slightly different than the rest of the cover which adds interest.

Each book begins with facts–who wrote it? Why was it written? What happens in this book? What do we learn about God? Who are the key people? Where did this happen? What are some of the stories in this book?

The sidebars have pictures of artifacts, explanations of what was going on, charts, and graphics to help explain.

An example is in Zechariah. On the side bar for 10:1 it explains why Zechariah told them God controls the weather—because they believed in Baal and thought he controlled the weather. He wanted the people to know that God was in control of weather and crops.


Just a simple thing to help children understand what the people may have been thinking.

I do think this Bible is nicely done. It is a bit heavy for a kids Bible. I don’t know if that’s a negative or positive. It’s just something I noted.


Disclaimer~ I was given a free copy of this Bible in order to provide a review. All opinions are my own. 


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