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Robin Currie

Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Currie grew up in downstate Illinois. She earned a Bachelors 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 Luthern 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 until retiring.

Now Robin volunteers her time by reading to Headstart children weekly and is a Pastor Associate for St. Mark's Episcopal Church.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction; Non-Fiction; Poetry

Primary Audience(s): Children


Selected Titles

Baby Bible 123 /
ISBN: 078143906X OCLC: 60313888

Faith Kids, Colorado Springs, CO : ©2005.

"Introduce your toddler to the big world of numbers with interactive Baby Bible 1, 2, 3!"--Cover back.

Baby Bible :
ISBN: 9780781448895 OCLC: 259801738

[David C. Cook], [Colorado, CO] : [2008]

Collects biblical stories for infants and toddlers that teach about Jesus Christ. On board pages.

Baby Bible :
ISBN: 0781430356 OCLC: 39890670

Chariot Victor Pub., [Place of publication not identified] : ©1998.

Teaching your child to pray is one of the most important things you will ever do. But how do you teach a small child that prayer is simply talking to God? Jesus gave us the perfect example in the Lord's Prayer. It is short and simple, yet complete. Baby Bible: The Lord's Prayer explains each part of the Lord's Prayer in an age-sensitive, fun way that will delight your child. Hands-on activities and brightly-colored illustrations will make learning about prayer fun and easy. Your child will look forward to the special moments when you learn to talk to God together.

Baby Bible :
ISBN: 0781435161 OCLC: 47173637

Faith Kids, Colorado Springs, Colo. : ©2001.

Simple verses, songs, prayers, and activities to help young children express worship to God.

  From the heart :
ISBN: 0585202737 OCLC: 44958612

Teacher Ideas Press, Englewood, Colo. : 1993.

A resource book designed to help teachers and librarians plan literature based programs on the theme of friendship and its different forms.

  Full speed ahead :
ISBN: 0585207267 OCLC: 44958571

Teacher Ideas Press, Englewood, Colo. : 1988.

Full speed ahead :
ISBN: 0872876535 OCLC: 18587792

Teacher Ideas Press, 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"--Amazon website.

Glad rags :
ISBN: 0872875628 OCLC: 16131889

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.

More baby Bible stories /
ISBN: 0781435285 OCLC: 46704443

Faith Kids, Colorado Springs, Colo. : ©2000.

Mudluscious :
ISBN: 0872875172 OCLC: 44958504

Libraries Unlimited, Littleton, Colo. : 1986.

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: 36008283

Chariot Books, [Elgin, Ill.?] : ©1995.

Raising the roof :
ISBN: 0872877868 OCLC: 44958465

Teacher Ideas Press, Englewood, Colo. : 1991.

Second helpings :
ISBN: 1563080737 OCLC: 44958832

Teacher Ideas Press, Englewood, Colo. : 1994.

Straw into gold :
ISBN: 1563080745 OCLC: 28721351

Teacher Ideas Press, Englewood, Colo. : 1993.

A variety of activities for PreK-3.

The Baby Bible ABCs /
ISBN: 1434765423 OCLC: 297146507

David C. Cook, Colorado Springs, CO : 2009.

Learn the alphabet with help from Bible stories.

The baby Bible animals
ISBN: 9781434765413 OCLC: 297146506

David C. Cook, Colorado Springs, CO : 2009.

Many animals appear in the bible, from lions and donkeys to the crew of Noah's Ark!

The Baby Bible Christmas storybook
ISBN: 9780781403689 OCLC: 491955545

David C. Cook, Colorado Springs, Colo. : c2010.

Presents brief Bible stories, with suggested activities for each sentence in the account, that retell the story of the birth of Jesus. On board pages.

The Baby Bible storybook /
ISBN: 0781400767 OCLC: 32211658

Kingsway Publications ; Eastbourne [England] : ©1994.

Introduce your toddler to the excitement of reading the Bible in a way that he or she can really enjoy. The specially selected stories and brightly colored illustrations will provide new people to meet, places to see, and stories to hear. Each story includes simple activities and hand motions to go with the stories.

  The mini Easter book
ISBN: 0745928382 OCLC: 30068172

Lion, Oxford : 1994, ©1993.

The story of Christmas /
ISBN: 0784707146 OCLC: 38852358

Standard Pub., Cincinnati, Ohio : ©1997.

Seven different animals tell the story of baby Jesus and the first Christmas. Activity suggestions help keep children involved in each story and promote interactive learning.

The story of Easter /
ISBN: 0784705933 OCLC: 35325323

Standard Pub., Cincinnati, Ohio : 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 :
ISBN: 1506438113 OCLC: 1016013208

The Very Best Story Ever Told shares the essence of 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 the rhyming story includes important words reinforced with American Sign Language signs to engage the whole child.--from publisher.

  Tuktuk :
ISBN: 9781628558821 OCLC: 960699604

Preparing for the dark, cold winter, a collard lemming outwits other arctic animals to line his nest with a furry kamik (boot).

  Wings like eagles /
ISBN: 0745921493 OCLC: 877488772

Lion, Oxford : 1991.

Zacchaeus, the little man /
ISBN: 0781401992 OCLC: 35757899

Chariot Books, [Elgin, Ill.?] : ©1995.

A simple retelling of the New Testament story about the dishonest tax collector, Zacchaeus, and what happened when he met Jesus.