Faith, Family and Fun|A Phone Tree Book Review and Recommendation

Title: Get to Know King David 

Author: Nancy I. Sanders

About the Book: “A shepherd and a king, David lived an adventurous life. He protected his family’s sheep from lions and bears. He fought a giant with just a sling and stone. He even spent years hiding from men who were trying to kill him. And eventually, David became a great king. But David was also a man of God. Learn more about this hero from the Bible and his exciting place in history. Discover what it was like to grow up in ancient Israel and then be a king of God’s people. King David – part of the Get to Know series – will teach you everything you need to know about an imperfect young man whom God used to do great things!”

Special Features:

– Color Maps and Photos

– Scripture References and Fun Facts

– A Word Bank

– Student Resources and Source Notes

– A Detailed Glossary

– An Illustrated Timeline

Common Core Standards:




Phone Tree Review: As soon as I got this book in hand, I knew that I would love it. It was so colorful and so visually appealing that it invited me into its pages right away. Because the subject matter addressed David – shepherd boy, psalmist, warrior, worshipper and king, I was certain that it would be interesting. The truth of the matter is that this book is not only interesting, but it is also very thoroughly captivating. With rich details and meaty content, Get to Know King David is a dream come true for parents who want to provide their children with a good, solid Biblical education regarding key figures from the Bible.

Rating: 5/5

Recommend: Yes

Bookshelf Worthy: Yes

Audience: Children (6-10 years old)

Category: Christian Non-fiction

A complimentary copy of this title was provided by Zonderkidz via Book Look Bloggers in exchange for an honest review. The words I have expressed are my own. I was not expected to write a positive review. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”


4 thoughts on “Faith, Family and Fun|A Phone Tree Book Review and Recommendation

    • I couldn’t agree more! This book alone convinced me to invest in the entire series. I think we may turn it/them into a unit study series for the summer. I’m still praying on it. Blessings, Christa! 🙂

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