Zonderkidz and Saddleback Church partner to release new storybook Bible

Zonderkidz and Saddleback Church partner to release new storybook Bible Zonderkidz is pleased to announce that a new storybook Bible will be released October 1 in partnership with Saddleback Church. “Hey-O Stories of the Bible” will be based on the immensely popular YouTube video series of the same name created by the Saddleback Kids team, which now has over 700,000 subscribers with over 225 million views and is used as a Bible-teaching curriculum all over the world. Read More…

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Western influencer Paige Murray to publish first children’s book with Zonderkidz

Western influencer Paige Murray to publish first children’s book with Zonderkidz Zonderkidz is pleased to announce that Western influencer and debut author Paige Murray will publish a children’s picture book titled “Rosie’s Wild Ride: Chasing Big Dreams” to release on October 8, 2024. Read More…

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Zach Williams announces children’s book with Zonderkidz

Zach Williams announces children’s book with Zonderkidz Grammy® Award-winning musician Zach Williams announced that he will be publishing his first children’s book with Zonderkidz, “A Little More Like Jesus,” releasing August 20, 2024. The picture book, for ages 4 – 8, invites children to hop on a bus ride to learn about the fruits of the spirit and discover how to be more like Jesus every day.

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Zonderkidz title by Linsey Davis and Michael Tyler hits #10 on NYT bestseller list

Zonderkidz title by Linsey Davis and Michael Tyler hits #10 on NYT bestseller list The sixth book from Emmy award-winning ABC News Anchor Linsey Davis hit the New York Times bestseller list for 3/24/2024 at #10 for Children’s Picture Books. Her new book, Girls of the World, released March 5, 2024 and co-written with children’s book author Michael Tyler. Read More…

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Zonderkidz title with Linsey Davis and Michael Tyler hits NYT bestseller list

Zonderkidz title with Linsey Davis and Michael Tyler hits NYT bestseller list The latest book from Emmy award-winning ABC News Anchor Linsey Davis hit the Feb. 19 New York Times bestseller list at #9 for Children’s Picture Books. Her new book, “The Smallest Spot of a Dot,” released January 31, 2023. The new release is her fifth children’s book, following previous bestselling titles “The World Is Awake”; “One Big Heart: A Celebration of Being More Alike than Different”; “Stay This…

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Zonderkidz to publish “Bryson the Brave Bison” by debut authors

Zonderkidz to publish “Bryson the Brave Bison” by debut authors Zonderkidz is pleased to announce a new picture book from debut authors Nate Davenport and Luke Freshwater titled, “Bryson the Brave Bison: Finding the Courage to Face the Storm” releasing June 27, 2023 with illustrations from New York Times bestselling illustrator Richard Cowdrey. Read More…  

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Zonderkidz to publish broadcaster Raymond Arroyo’s new children’s picture book series

Zonderkidz to publish broadcaster Raymond Arroyo’s new children’s picture book series Zonderkidz is pleased to announce that New York Times bestselling author, broadcast journalist and producer Raymond Arroyo will publish a new children’s picture book series titled Turnabout Tales, with the first book arriving in stores on March 21, 2023, titled “The Unexpected Light of Thomas Alva Edison.” Read More…

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Internet sensation Fiona the Hippo celebrates “Love at the Zoo” with new picture book from Zonderkidz

Internet sensation Fiona the Hippo celebrates “Love at the Zoo” with new picture book from Zonderkidz Fiona Love at the Zoo releases November 15 and highlights the affections of Zoo animal families Exclusive pre-order print features Fiona and her new sibling, Fritz Grand Rapids, MI—September 13— Zonderkidz, the children’s division of Zondervan, will release a new illustrated picture book in November in partnership with the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, one of the top zoos in the nation. Fiona Love…

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Zonderkidz to publishing FOX & Friends co-host Ainsley Earhardt’s newest book for children

Zonderkidz to publishing FOX & Friends co-host Ainsley Earhardt’s newest book for children I’m So Glad You Were Born by #1 New York Times bestselling author Earhardt releases September 27, 2022 Grand Rapids, MI – May 10, 2022 – Zonderkidz is pleased to announce that FOX & Friends co-host Ainsley Earhardt will publish a new picture book titled I’m So Glad You Were Born, releasing September 27, 2022, illustrated by Kim Barnes. Dedicated to her daughter Hayden, this book from…

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Zonderkidz to publish Senate Chaplain Barry Black’s first book for children

Zonderkidz to publish Senate Chaplain Barry Black’s first book for children A Prayer for Our Country: Words to Unite and Inspire Hope releases June 7, 2022 Grand Rapids, MI – May 4, 2022 – Zonderkidz is pleased to announce that U.S. Senate Chaplain Barry Black will publish a picture book titled, A Prayer for Our Country: Words to Unite and Inspire Hope releasing June 7, 2022, illustrated by Kim Holt. This book from Black will be for children ages 4…

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Katherine Jacobs named senior acquisitions editor for Zonderkidz

Katherine Jacobs named senior acquisitions editor for Zonderkidz Grand Rapids, Mich. (December 4, 2020) – Zondervan today announced Katherine Jacobs as senior acquisitions editor for Zonderkidz, the children’s imprint of Zondervan. In this role Jacobs will work to acquire key authors and discover new voices in the children’s publishing space while also leading the editorial process for her acquired projects. Jacobs is a graduate of Calvin University with a master’s in children’s literature from Simmons College. She brings over 13…

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Zonderkidz offers free resources for families to enrich their time together at home

Zonderkidz offers free resources for families to enrich their time together at home Zonderkidz, the children’s division of Zondervan, has several free resources and downloads for families to enrich their time together at home.  Over the weekend, thousands downloaded free activity kits, curriculum guides and more from the website at https://www.zonderkidz.com/resources/freebies/.  More resources will be added weekly. The Jesus Storybook Bible (Sally Lloyd-Jones), The Beginner’s Bible and others such as popular picture books like Love is Kind (Laura Sassi) and One Big Heart (Linsey Davis) all have supplemental…

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“One Big Heart” author helped moderate Democratic Debate on ABC

“One Big Heart” author helped moderate Democratic Debate on ABC ABC News Correspondent Linsey Davis released second book with Zonderkidz in August 2019 GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. September 12, 2019–ABC News correspondent Linsey Davis asked questions of ten Democratic Presidential candidates tonight during the third Democratic debate of this year.  The debate viewed at 8 p.m. EST on ABC and Univision, shown live from Texas Southern University in Houston.  Davis helped moderate the event along with Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos, “World…

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Jessica Westra hired as publicity director for Zonderkidz

Jessica Westra hired as publicity director for Zonderkidz (Grand Rapids, MI) July 9, 2018—Zondervan announced today that Jessica Westra will join the Zonderkidz publishing division as the new publicity director.  Westra comes to Zonderkidz with more than 23 years of experience, most recently running her own events and media consulting business handling an array of media relations campaigns for her clients. Previously, she worked in event management for Tulip Time Festival, Inc. in Holland, MI, in addition to extensive freelance…

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