This is the story of Colton Burpo who, when he was three years old, went to heaven after an operation on his ruptured appendix. In this book he tells children what he saw and heard.
Heaven Is For Real For Kids is written by Todd and Sonja Burpo, as told by Colton Burpo. The illustrations are by Wilson Ong are beautiful. The colors are vibrant and make the story come alive for young readers.
The story is very interesting as Colton was greeted in heaven by his older sister (who was lost in a miscarriage) he didn’t even know existed. There are many conversations that make this story interesting as Colton would have been unaware of the situations had he not have had some supernatural insights.
Obviously not everyone will believe his story but we think it is a great way for families to discuss what heaven might be like, using the Bible as reference. Why not check it out.
Heaven Is For Real For Kids also comes in an adult version to give a more complete retelling of the story.
If you like what you read about ways to teach children the Bible, check out the children’s book, Hooked on the Book, on this website. It is great for parents and kids because it provides the Big Story of God’s miraculous plan for His children in all 66 books in the Bible. CHECK OUT A FREE SAMPLE OF CHAPTER ONE BELOW.