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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Zonderkidz Hires New Acquisition Editors and Senior Marketing Director

Zonderkidz Hires New Acquisition Editors and Senior Marketing Director Contact:  Casey Harrell Director of Corporate Communications 615-712-4682 casey.harrell@harpercollins.com (Grand Rapids, MI) – Zonderkidz, the children’s division for Zondervan, recently announced the onboarding of two new acquisition editors and a new senior marketing director. Sara Bierling has been named acquisition editor overseeing Zonderkidz Bibles.  Bierling joined Zondervan in November 2013, most recently serving as assistant editor for Zonderkidz.  Her projects have included Angels: A 90-Day Devotional about God’s Messengers and Prayers That Changed History. She…

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Bestselling children’s Bible brand celebrates 25 years of sharing God’s Word with kids worldwide

Happy 25th Anniversary to The Beginner’s Bible Brand! Bestselling children’s Bible brand celebrates 25 years of sharing God’s Word with kids worldwide MEDIA CONTACT: Liane Worthington, liane.worthington@harpercollins.com, 616-698-3345 Grand Rapids, MI— March 4, 2015— The bestselling children’s Bible in history is celebrating its 25th anniversary! The Beginner’s Bible, one of the most trusted names in early religious education, has been sharing the word of God with young children for a quarter of a century.  The brand’s recognizable characters and easy-to-read content make stories…

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Grammy Nominated and Dove Award Winning Vocalist Natalie Grant to Serve as Spokesperson for Zondervan’s Faithgirlz Brand

Grammy Nominated and Dove Award Winning Vocalist Natalie Grant to Serve as Spokesperson for Zondervan’s Faithgirlz Brand MEDIA CONTACT: Liane Worthington, liane.worthington@ harpercollins.com; 616-698-3345 Grand Rapids, MI— March 4, 2015— Zonderkidz is honored to announce that award winning Christian recording artist Natalie Grant will serve as the official spokesperson for the Faithgirlz brand of books and Bibles. The multi-Grammy nominated five time Gospel Music Association Dove Awards Female Vocalist of the Year has had numerous #1 hits over the past decade.  She will now lend…

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