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Veggie Tales® creator Phil Vischer debuts lifelong passion project with FaithWords

Hachette Book Group’s FaithWords Division Rolls out the “Laugh and Learn Bible for Kids” on September 10th, Combining Fun, Whimsical Storytelling with Biblical Context and Facts

NASHVILLE, Sept. 4, 2019 — FaithWords, a division of Hachette Book Group, is pleased to announce its most significant kids publication to date, adding to an already-popular collection of FaithWords kid’s books by author Phil Vischer: the Laugh and Learn Bible for Kids.

“It’s hard for kids to make sense of a book as big and complex as the Bible. That’s why we often just tell our kids a few of the simpler stories, and then skip the rest. But kids need more than snapshots from the Bible, they need to see how the whole Bible fits together to tell one amazing story. That’s what I tried to do with my video series What’s in the Bible?, and it’s what I’m doing now with the Laugh and Learn Bible for Kids. By helping kids see the big picture, we help them find their own place in it,” said Phil Vischer, author of the Laugh and Learn Bible for Kids. “After all, we know kids love big, exciting, redemptive stories. That’s why superheroes, Star Wars and, Harry Potter are so popular. With this Bible we’re actually IN that kind of epic story, and every kid can be a part of it.”

The Laugh and Learn Bible for Kids is more than a children’s Bible storybook, it’s a deep, engaging, laugh-out-loud gospel experience.  It will guide readers from Genesis to Revelation, retelling beloved Bible stories AND tackling challenging questions like “What is sin?” and “What is the Trinity?”

Each story is vividly illustrated, takes just five minutes to read, and includes a family connection to encourage family Bible study and help readers learn, talk, and pray together! PLUS, bonus content connects the dots of each Bible story, making the Laugh and Learn Bible for Kids a family devotional Bible that provides a big picture, applicational view of the Biblical narrative.

Facts about the Laugh and Learn Bible for Kids:

  • This is the FIRST EVER storybook Bible from Phil Vischer; author, film-maker, writer with over 70M children’s products sold
  • It is connecting families in new spectacular ways to share a whole new Bible experience (Fun & Truth),
  • Unlike any other that you have seen and the resources are amazing- will include:  printed book, e-book, and audiobook narrated by author Phil Vischer.
  • Check out the press website-click here.

Earlier this year, FaithWords released a series of children’s books featuring VeggieTales® creator Phil Vischer’s beloved characters, Buck Denver and Friends-stars of the popular Buck Denver Asks™ . . . What’s In the Bible? series-a new collection of board, picture, and coloring books.

The Laugh and Learn Bible for Kids is available now wherever you buy the books you love. Visit to check out all of our retailers.

About FaithWords: FaithWords, a division of Hachette Book Group, is a leading publisher of books and resources for the inspirational Christian market. Bestselling authors include Joel Osteen, Joyce Meyer, Joseph Prince, John C. Maxwell, and T.D. Jakes.

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