Connection to Illinois: Currie grew up in downstate Illinois. She earned a Bachelor's of Elementary Education from Western Illinois University. She settled in Chicago. Currie now resides in Glen Ellyn. Biography: Robin Currie earned her MLS at The University of Iowa. She settled in Chicago where she edited preschool curriculum for David C Cook before working as Youth Services department head at Palatine Public Library. Later in her life, she attended seminary at Lutheran School of Theology in Chicago for both Masters of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry degrees. She served as Pastor at Grace Lutheran Church in Glen Ellyn. After retirement she worked at the Glen Ellyn Public Library and St Mark's Episcopal Church in Glen Ellyn. She is now assisting clergy at Trinity Episcopal and St Paul Lutheran, both in Wheaton. She is the author of 7 library resources and 40 picture books. Robin writes stories to read and read again.
- The Very Best Story Ever Told: The Gospel with American Sign Language 2020: WINNER Serious Writer's Book of the Decade; 2019 Focus on Family Top 10 Family Friendly Picture Books, Sela Award Finalist, Wright Medal Winner; 2021 Royal Dragonfly; 2023 Illumination Award: Gold, Educational; Junior Library Guild Selection.
- How to Dress a Dinosaur 2022 Moonbeam, Firebird, Purple Dragonfly Awards 2023 Feathered Quill, PenCraft (winter), Bookfest (spring) Awards
- Tuktuk: Tundra Tale. 2017 Kansas NEA Reading Circle Catalog Selection; 2021 Royal Dragonfly; 2022 American Booksellers Award
|Baby Bible ABC
ISBN: 0781439078 OCLC: 137341055 David C Cook Colorado Springs, Colo. : 2004 Introduce your toddler to their letters through biblical words, concepts, and people. Your children will enjoy the stories, actions and pictures. You will find satisfaction in familiarizing them with the alphabet in a gentle non-intrusive way.
|Baby Bible: Teach Me to Sing and Pray
ISBN: 0781435161 OCLC: 47173637 Publisher Chariot Victor Pub Colorado Springs, Colo. : 2001 Compiles simple prayers and songs based on Bible verses and gives instructions for hand motions.
|Baby Bible: The Lord's Prayer
ISBN: 0781430356 OCLC: 39890670 Lion Pub [Place of publication not identified] : 1998 Introduces each section of the Lord's Prayer, suggests related activities, and offers a moment of meditation inspired by that verse.
|From the Heart: Books and Activities About Friends
ISBN: 1563080257 OCLC: Englewood, Colo. : Libraries Unlimited Englewood, Colo. : 1993 Designed to help you plan literature-based programs and units, this resource focuses on the theme of friends. Each section has a brief introduction and a focus book on the topic, with suggested activities for speaking and writing. An annotated bibliography of approximately 60 books follows, with an original story, fingerplays, action rhymes, poems, songs, chants, games, and art activities. A real time-saver for any educator. Grades K-3.
|Full Speed Ahead: Stories and Activities for Children on Transportation
ISBN: 0872876535 OCLC: Englewood, Colo. : Libraries Unlimited Englewood, Colo. : 1988 Introduce children to literature with stories and activities about things that go! Approximately 125 picture books are annotated, and a skills index allows the activity leader to use stories that will reinforce such skills as rhythm, following directions, and word recognition. Grades PreK-3.
|Glad Rags: Stories and Activities Featuring Clothes for Children
ISBN: 0872875628 OCLC: Littleton, Colo. : Libraries Unlimited Littleton, Colo. : 1987 Provides activities based on children's books centered on the theme of clothes, including specific types of apparel, accessories, and concepts of getting dressed and taking care of clothes. For grades preK-3.
|How to Dress a Dinosaur
ISBN: 1641706430 OCLC: 1298597045 Familius 2022 ROAR! Dinosaurs don’t wear shirts!Every parent knows the struggle of getting a child dressed and out the door. But with a cast of hilariously coiffed dinosaurs to teach toddlers how to stomp their feet into pant legs and reach their claws into shirts, getting dressed becomes a game. With this playful companion to How to Potty Train a Dinosaur, your little dino lover will beg to join in the fun and get dressed like a dinosaur!
|More Baby Bible Stories
ISBN: 0781435285 OCLC: 46704443 Chariot Victor Pub Colorado Springs, Colo. : 2000 Robin Currie Illustrated by Cindy Adams Young children will enthusiastically participate in learning about the twenty two Bible stories found in More Baby Bible Stories. Hand motions, and other activities as well as full color illustrations will help reinforce each Bible story as parents are asked to read them again and again. • Follow-up to Baby Bible Storybook • Interactive text with colorful illustrations • Includes Faith Parenting™ Guide Robin Currie is a pastor at Grace Lutheran Church in Glen Elleyn, IL. She has authored resources for teachers and librarians and written bible story collections for children. Her book, The Baby Bible Storybook has sold over 300,000 copies. Cindy Adams is a gifted artist who has illustrated The Baby Bible Storybook, Baby Bible: Stories About Jesus, Bible Land and My First Bible Flash Cards.
|Mudluscious: Stories and Activities Featuring Food for Preschool Children
ISBN: 0872875172 OCLC: 44958504 Libraries Unlimited Littleton, Colo. : 1986 This light-hearted sourcebook for teachers and librarians describes food-related activities, including stories, rhymes, fingerplays, crafts, cooking and tasting experiences, and short skits, designed to delight young minds while teaching skills. Each group of recommended picture books is supplemented by topical songs, poems, chants, flannel board constructions, and puppet skits. Grades PreK-3.
|My Bible Friends Read-And-Do Book
ISBN: 081984795X OCLC: 36739589 Pauline Books & Media Boston, MA : 1997 An easy-to-read collection of stories about twenty-eight major Old and New Testament figures that contains special messages, prayers, and text-oriented activities.
|Noah and the Big Boat
ISBN: 0781401984 OCLC: [Elgin, Ill.?] : Chariot Victor Pub [Elgin, Ill.?] : Your child will love the brightly colored, animated style of this beloved Bible story. Created to reinforce the timeless value of a story heard at home and at church, NOAH AND THE BIG BOAT will become your child's constant companion as he or she learns to obey God.
|Peanut Butter Promises
ISBN: 0570055571 OCLC: St. Louis, MO : Concordia Publishing St. Louis, MO : 1999
|Raising the Roof: Children's Stories and Activities on Houses
ISBN: 0872877868 OCLC: Englewood, Colo. : Libraries Unlimited Englewood, Colo. : 1991 Activities in many subject areas are based on 150 picture books about houses and homes-historical and modern-from the United States and around the world. Mask making, puppet plays, songs, chants, stories, and other lighthearted activities offer a variety of learning opportunities. Grades PreK-3.
|Second Helpings: Books and Activities About Food
ISBN: 1563080737 OCLC: 44958832 Libraries Unlimited Englewood, Colo. : 1994 Silly foods, sweets, and foods from other countries are some of the features of this delicious resource. Building on the concepts offered in the acclaimed Mudluscious (Libraries Unlimited, 1986), this delightful volume focuses on the ever-popular topic of food, with an emphasis on activities that span the curriculum and offer opportunities for both written and oral expression. Original stories, songs, chants, and other learning activities are provided. Grades K-3.
|Straw into Gold: Books and Activities About Folktales
ISBN: 1563080745 OCLC: Englewood, Colo. : Teacher Ideas Pr Englewood, Colo. : 1993 Suggests crafts, games, skits, and activities related to "The Frog Prince," "Cinderella," "Little Red Riding Hood," "Jack and the Beanstalk," and "Stone Soup."
|The Baby Bible ABCs
ISBN: 1434765423 OCLC: 297146507 David C Cook Colorado Springs, CO : 2009 Introduce your toddler to the alphabet through fun Bible stories.Each vibrant page presents a simple lesson in letters using people, places, and things from God's Word. Bright, colorful illustrations enhance each story and simple prayers help children talk to their Heavenly Father. Best of all, your child will experience the Bible as they learn their ABCs!
|The Baby Bible Animals
ISBN: 1434765415 OCLC: 297146506 David C. Cook Colorado Springs, CO : 2009 Introduce your toddler to cute and cuddly animals through fun Bible stories.Each vibrant page presents a simple lesson about animals using people, places, and things from God's Word. Bright, colorful illustrations enhance each story and simple prayers help children talk to their Heavenly Father. Best of all, your child will experience the Bible as they learn about God's wonderful creatures!
|The Baby Bible Christmas Storybook
ISBN: 0781403685 OCLC: 491955545 David C Cook Colorado Springs, Colo. : 2010 Christmas Bible stories made simple, interactive, and relevant for young children.With a fresh look, The Baby Bible Christmas Storybook is an interactive and gentle-hearted way to discover and reinforce familiar Bible stories with very young children during the Christmas season.Inside you will find:• Simple actions and activities with Mom or Dad help tell Christmas Bible stories.• Short story length allows for short attention spans.• Actions and easy vocabulary works well for the small child (infancy through three years old).• Short prayers at the end of each story help make the story relevant for little ones and teach them to pray.
|The Baby Bible Storybook
ISBN: 0781400767 OCLC: Eastbourne [England] : Chariot Victor Pub Eastbourne [England] : 2003 Here are 23 favorite Bible stories in which children can enthusiastically participate using hand motions and other fun activities. Use it in Sunday school, children’s church, at home—any time you want to present the appealing concepts and values that form the foundation of faith in kids’ hearts.
|The Baby Bible Storybook for Boys
ISBN: 0781435013 OCLC: 244561315 David C Cook [Colorado, CO] : 1998 Bible fun that touches hearts! Combine your favorite Bible stories with actions and hand motions, and Baby begins to learn about important Bible heroes. Each story ends with a prayer; you add the cuddle!
|The Baby Bible Storybook for Girls
ISBN: 1434767833 OCLC: Colorado Springs, CO : David C Cook Colorado Springs, CO : 2008 Bible fun that touches hearts! Combine your favorite Bible stories with actions and hand motions, and Baby begins to learn about important Bible heroes. Each story ends with a prayer; you add the cuddle!
|The Baby Bible: Stories about Jesus
ISBN: 0781448891 OCLC: 259801738 David C Cook [Colorado, CO] : 2008 Introduce Jesus, your child's best friend! Combine the most beloved stories about Jesus with actions and hand motions, and little ones begin to learn about the Son of God. Each story ends with a prayer; you add the hug!
|The Mini Easter Activity Book: Gifts, Decorations, Cards, Recipes and the First Easter
ISBN: 0745921493 OCLC: Chariot Victor Pub The Mini Easter Activity Book can help you get the most out of this special season, the most important celebration of the Christian church.
|The Story of Christmas
ISBN: 0784707146 OCLC: Cincinnati, Ohio : Standard Pub Cincinnati, Ohio : 1997 Seven different animals watch and listen as shepherds, wise men, and others help celebrate the birth of Jesus. Join Chirpy Crickett, Fluffy Kitty, Yip-yap Puppy and their friends as they tell their stories about baby Jesus and the very first Christmas.
|The Story of Easter
ISBN: 0784705933 OCLC: 35325323 Standard Pub 1997 Seven different animals tell what they learned about Jesus as they witnessed the events from his entry into Jerusalem through his appearance to his disciples after his resurrection. Includes instructions for reader to use sounds and movement.
|The Very Best Story Ever Told: The Gospel with American Sign Language
ISBN: 1506438113 OCLC: 1016013208 Beaming Books 2018 The Very Best Story Ever Told shares the Gospel story in a unique and creative way, from God's love for the world to Jesus' life to the Spirit surrounding us today. Each line of this story includes important words reinforced with American Sign Language to engage the whole child. As kids learn the signs and repeat the words, visual learning, auditory learning, and kinesthetic learning are fully engaged to equip them to retell the Gospel story again and again.
|Toddlers' Action Bible
ISBN: 0570050308 OCLC: 37211211 Concordia Publishing Saint Louis : 1998 A collection of twenty Old and New Testament stories told with interactive devotions for the parent or teacher to act out with children.
|Tuktuk: Tundra Tale
ISBN: 1628558806 OCLC: 960699604 Arbordale Publishing 2016 As the sun begins to set, arctic animals scurry to prepare for the dark, cold winter. Tuktuk the collared lemming is almost ready for the long winter night all he needs is warm fur to line his nest. When one furry kamik (boot) slips off an Inuit driver s sled, Tuktuk is in luck! But as he drags it home, Putak the polar bear, Aput the arctic fox, and Masak the caribou eye this little lemming s prize and want it for their own. Tuktuk thinks fast, but can he outwit the other animals and convince them that one furry kamik is no good for anyone bigger than a lemming? This fictional story includes a 4-page For Creative Minds section in the back of the book and a 34-page cross-curricular Teaching Activity Guide online. Tuktuk is vetted by experts and designed to encourage parental engagement. Its extensive back matter helps teachers with time-saving lesson ideas, provides extensions for science, math, and social studies units, and uses inquiry-based learning to help build critical thinking skills in young readers. The Spanish translation supports ELL and dual-language programs. The enhanced ebook reads aloud in both English and Spanish with word highlighting and audio speed control to promote oral language skills, fluency, pronunciation, text engagement, and reading comprehension.
|Zacchaeus, the little man (Bible buddies)
ISBN: 0781401992 OCLC: 35757899 Chariot Books [Elgin, Ill.?] : 1995 Your child will love the brightly colored, animated style of this beloved Bible story. Zacchaeus, the Little Man, will become your child's constant companion as he or she learns to trust in God.