Christmas Carols for a Kid's Heart

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The True Meaning of Christmas

No other time of the year is filled with as much excitement and gleeful expectancy as Christmas, and no one seems to enjoy the season more than children. Christmas is a time for making memories. And musical memories are one of the most precious gifts we can give the children we love.

Authors Joni Eareckson Tada and Bobbie Wolgemuth offer some of their favorite Christmas carols in ...

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Overview

The True Meaning of Christmas

No other time of the year is filled with as much excitement and gleeful expectancy as Christmas, and no one seems to enjoy the season more than children. Christmas is a time for making memories. And musical memories are one of the most precious gifts we can give the children we love.

Authors Joni Eareckson Tada and Bobbie Wolgemuth offer some of their favorite Christmas carols in this collection for children to cherish. This treasure book will give your children a special vision of the true meaning of Christmas.

Let the children you love celebrate the joy and warmth of Christmas with heartwarming stories and singing along with Joni, Bobbie, and the children on the enclosed richly orchestrated CD.

Passing along a favorite Christmas tradition has never been easier or more fun. This yuletide collection features twelve timeless and traditional Christmas carols with delightful stories from the Bible, devotionals, simple piano music, guitar chords, and beautiful original illustrations by Sergio Martinez.

"Thanks be to God for his inexpressible gift!"
-2 Corinthians 9:15 (ESV)

In this third volume of Hymns for a Kid's Heart, Joni Eareckson Tada and Bobbie Wolgemuth collaborate to help you teach twelve classic Christmas carols to the children you love. With richly orchestrated music, true stories, prayers, and Scripture, Christmas Carols for a Kid's Heart will feed your child's soul during the Christmas season.

KIDS WILL:

  • Be inspired by the true stories of the songwriters.
  • Connect with tenderly written devotionals.
  • Learn to sing twelve classic Christmas carols.
  • Practice piano and guitar with printed music.
  • Understand more about God's character and grace.
  • Memorize a Bible verse with each hymn.
  • Learn to pray along with their singing.

ADULTS WILL:

  • Give children a lasting musical treasure.
  • Experience the pleasure of filling young hearts with joy.
  • Be equipped with the tools to teach children twelve classic Christmas carols.
  • Enlighten young people with an understandable theology.
  • Enjoy prayer and Bible memorization along with kids.

Includes a fully orchestrated CD with children's voices singing along with Joni and Bobbie, and simple piano music with guitar chords.

Listen to Excerpts from the CD

  1. Angels We Have Heard on High
  2. Joy to the World
  3. Hark the Herald Angels Sing
  4. O Little Town of Bethlehem
  5. The First Noël
  6. Away in a Manger
  7. While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks by Night
  8. Silent Night
  9. Once in Royal David's City
  10. While By My Sheep
  11. God Rest You Merry Gentlemen (full song)
  12. O Come, All Ye Faithful (full song)

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Recounts the historical and devotional stories behind the words of many familiar Christian hymns.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781581346268
  • Publisher: Crossway Books
  • Publication date: 11/28/2004
  • Series: Hymns for a Kid's Heart Series
  • Edition description: BOOK & CD
  • Pages: 96
  • Age range: 9 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Bobbie Wolgemuth has been in the mothering business for over thirty years, raising two daughters to adulthood, and is the grandmother of five. She has been singing hymns since childhood and has performed internationally. She is the co-author of the Great Hymns of Our Faith series with her husband, Robert, Joni Eareckson Tada, and John MacArthur (Crossway). Her other books include With Love from Mom and The Most Important Year in a Woman’s Life.

Joni Eareckson Tada is founder and CEO of the Joni and Friends International Disability Center, which ministers to thousands of disabled people and their families through programs of practical encouragement and spiritual help. She is also an artist and the author of numerous best-selling books such as Joni; Heaven: Your Real Home; and When God Weeps.

Sergio Martinez was born in Mexico City, studied art in Paris, and has worked as an art director and illustrator on three continents. He has done freelance illustrative work for Disney Press and other major publishers, and has illustrated internationally renowned gift editions of several literary classics including Peter Pan, Pinocchio, and A Christmas Carol. His classic style graces the pages of many children's books including Crossway's best-selling children's book, You Are Special, also written by Max Lucado.

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