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Colorado Springs, COThe Action Bible from David C Cook (hardcover) was recently awarded the ECPA Christian Book Award in the children’s category.  

“Over the years, I’ve worked on many comics that I’m proud of, but there is nothing like doing a relevant story with eternal value. I’ve done Spiderman, The Avengers, Wonder Woman, and more. All those characters and stories will someday end, but the stories and impact of The Action Bible will last forever. It is a privilege and the honor of a lifetime for a Christian cartoonist to get to draw and bring to life God’s own stories,” said illustrator Sergio Cariello (see the interactive website at

Since 1978, the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) Christian Book Awards have been presented annually to the finest in Christian publishing. The Christian Book Awards honor titles in six categories: Bibles, Bible Reference, Non-Fiction, Fiction, Children, and Inspiration.

Illustrated by internationally acclaimed artist Sergio Cariello, The Action Bible brings to life 215 Bible stories all in chronological order. Page after page, the characters of epic stories leap to life before readers’ eyes, making The Action Bible David C Cook’s most sought after children’s resource. Through illustrations rich in vibrant color and filled with high-energy depictions alongside a clearly articulated narrative, the lessons of the Bible are brought to children in a fresh and relevant way, capturing their attention like never before. Readers of ages across all generations will enjoy the dramatic stories as they build momentum to a powerful climax.

David C Cook’s colorful and animated rendering of the most loved book of all time has made The Action Bible a best-selling children’s resource at Parable, Family Christian, and Lifeway bookstores in recent weeks. And, in over less than two weeks’ time, David C Cook’s website hosted nearly 30,000 feature page views to the site. 

The Action Bible is one of the latest offerings from David C Cook who continues in their mission, now more than 130 years strong, of transforming lives. With best-selling books, small group curriculum, and 30% of the most popular worship music (through Kingsway, a division of Cook), the company has developed a global ministry serving families, individuals, and the world-wide church. “We are so pleased to offer The Action Bible to capture the imagination of children everywhere and excite them with the world’s greatest story,” says Ginia Hairston, senior marketing manager of Books and Multimedia for David C Cook. “Committed to our longtime mission, David C Cook is continually exploring fresh and relevant ways to support today’s families with life-changing resources.” 

Since 1875, David C Cook continues to be a leading nonprofit global resource provider serving the Church with life transforming materials. Headquartered in Colorado Springs, Co, with offices in Elgin, Illinois, Paris, Ontario, Canada, and Eastbourne, UK, David C Cook resources are published in over 150 languages, distributed in more than 80 countries, and sold worldwide. The Kingsway music division produces over 30% of the top 500 praise and worship songs sung around the world. For more information, visit