Creation story revisited with curriculum support Print
Written by By Laura Welch   
Monday, 04 May 2009 01:51 PM America/New_York
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As publishers and authors adjust to current economic realities, some projects are finding new life as re-purposed content for niche markets that continue to thrive.

A case in point is The Creation Story for Children by David and Helen Haidle (978-0-890-51565-5, $14.99), which is being re-packaged and re-released next month by New Leaf Publishing Group to better reach a growing market, Christian education.

With two new companion curriculum lesson books created to support The Creation Story for Children, it can become an integral part of any Christian education program, either in the home, Sunday school program or school setting.

Published by Zonderkidz in 2000, the 32-page case-bound book had previously been considered by New Leaf.

“We were excited at the opportunity to re-introduce the book with the two associated education titles,” said President Tim Dudley. “It’s a perfect fit in our creation science niche, and will provide vital resources for parents and educators seeking products for this age level.

“We didn’t care it had been published before because we know this book will fit our customer base perfectly. We know we have a market for the product,” Dudley said.”

God Made the World & Me (978-0-890-51563-1, $13.99) and Creation (978-0-890-51566-2, $13.99), for preschool and grades 1-4, respectively, have been designed to work with or without the main book.

God Made the World & Me offers 13 lessons, each between nine and 15 pages. Creation presents 13 lessons, 10 pages each, with a focus on character development.

Each set of lessons covers six areas of interest for students or learning centers for preschoolers, such as science, language arts and math. The books also include links to a special page on New Leaf Publishing Group’s Web site with related sites with additional information and activities to extend learning opportunities.

Dudley said New Leaf has “created excellent price points on all three products to keep them affordable, on their own or as a set.”

To order, contact New Leaf Publishing Group at 800-999-3777.