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A chapter book retelling the story of Joseph, who was sold into slavery in Egypt by his brothers and unfairly put into prison with additional related snippets from other Bible stories. But God cares, providing guidance, support and hope through the situations.
A reassuring story to help older children reflect and talk to people they trust about Joseph’s emotions and experiences, providing guidance for them when they feel life is unfair, including support from God.
The ‘God Cares’ series provides a Biblical approach to discussing emotions and behaviour with children to nurture an attitude of wellness. Children at different ages approach things differently in their stages of emotional development, so this series works at two different levels: illustrated Readers aimed at 5-7 year olds and chapter books aimed at 8+ years. Please note that children progress at different reading abilities and stages of emotional development so the age ranges are only a guide for parents and carers.
The Bible stories are retold reflecting on the emotions and encourages children to discuss and relate this within their situations. Sections at the back provide a reflective space for children and practical advice for parents and carers.
"Debbie Duncan’s books are a word in season, speaking directly into our anxious culture. She retells Bible stories through the lens of emotion, in a lively and accessible way. The brilliant, two-tiered approach means that both little ones and older children alike will come away with a greater grasp of their emotional and mental well-being. " - Katharine Hill, UK Director of Care for the Family
"Adults and children will find this series thought-provoking and encouraging in exploring how we deal with feelings." - Sue Monckton-Rickett, Chair of the Association of Christian Counsellors
"These books will build emotional resilience and strong faith – and are great fun to read." - Cathy Madavan, Speaker, author, and Kyria Network board member